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MCALLEN, Texas - The McAllen Chamber of Commerce has settled on its agenda for the 88th Legislature and one of the items is border security. However, the Chamber will not be pushing for more border security, says Chairman Stephan Wingert....
McALLEN, Texas - The staff of McAllen Economic Development Corporation are going to split in two on Feb. 8 in order to attend different functions. While some of the team will be at McAllen Mayor Javier Villalobos’ 2023 State of...
REYNOSA, Tamaulipas - Every January, Index Reynosa, the trade association of the maquiladora industry, celebrates Day of the Journalist with local reporters.  The breakfast event, held at the Holiday Inn in downtown Reynosa, comprises the president of Index giving a...
PHARR, Texas - If 2022 was good, just watch what happens in 2023. This was the message Victor Perez, president of Pharr Economic Development Corporation, wished to get across in a “Happy New Year” message to the group’s clients. “Thank...
MCALLEN, Texas - South Texas College board trustee Dalinda Gonzalez-Alcantar says her college stands ready to assist Chinese-based companies wishing to “near-shore” to Mexico. Gonzalez-Alcantar gave her thoughts after reading a New York Times story by reporter Peter S. Goodman...
EDINBURG, Texas - Edinburg City Council member Daniel ‘Dan’ Diaz says his city is expanding so fast it is hard to keep up with all the events related to that growth. That, perhaps, is not surprising because, according to the...
RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas – The Rio Grande City Economic Development Corporation and Rio Grande Valley Partnership recently co-hosted the Rio Grande City EDC Commercial & Investment Tour at UTRGV Starr Campus. Rose Benavidez, president of Starr County Industrial Foundation,...
As we ease into a new year, uncertainty is high and there are challenges aplenty. Everywhere you look, somebody else is predicting a recession. Nonetheless, there are signals of improvement in key factors shaping potential economic growth. Let’s look...
HARLINGEN, Texas - Builders, developers, engineers and surveyors say they like what is happening in Harlingen these days. The City of Harlingen, led by Mayor Norma Sepulveda, has streamlined procedures so that is easier to build in the city, representatives...
PHARR, Texas - The Pharr International Bridge has seen a growth of five percent in business during the calendar year 2022. In an exclusive end-of-year video interview with the Rio Grande Guardian International News Service, Pharr Bridge Director Luis Bazan...

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