McALLEN, RGV - A company that makes parts for the automotive industry is moving into the area, bringing 1,500 new manufacturing and distributions jobs, the McAllen Economic Development Corporation has confirmed. Ralph Garcia, vice president of Mexico business recruitment for...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - At a hearing in Washington on Wednesday, U.S. Sen. John Cornyn asked Rio Grande Valley Partnership President & CEO Sergio Contreras what the economic impact would be for both Texas and the nation if NAFTA was...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - The deputy director of the Wilson Center's Mexico Institute says the U.S.-Mexico border region stands to benefit from USMCA by attracting major manufacturing plants. Chris Wilson spoke at a Virtual Site...
WACO, Texas - Successfully developing an economy requires a business environment where companies want to locate. Even after these basic prerequisites are met, however, the level of competition among states and even nations for quality corporate locations and expansions requires...
  WESLACO, RGV - The McAllen-Edinburg-Mission Metropolitan Statistical Area report for the month of June shows a decrease of 1,000 people working in the healthcare sector. In the South Texas border region, Laredo has the lowest unemployment rate at 4.8 percent....
  Texas’ smaller metropolitan areas will likely be the source for one of every six net new jobs over the long term, and are an important contributor to overall economic growth. These 20 metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) range in population size...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Chris Wilson, deputy director of the Wilson Center's Mexico Institute, was a guest on PBS News Hour on the day Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced a breakthrough on ratifying USMCA. Interviewed by...
MCALLEN, RGV - What is McAllen’s message going to be if the Department of Homeland Security or the U.S. Military closes one the city’s two international bridges due to the arrival of a caravan of migrants? That was the question...
EDINBURG, RGV - Internships and Apprenticeships will be the subject under discussion at the Rio Grande Guardian’s next LIVE at Bob’s luncheon. The event takes place at Bob’s Steak & Chop House in Edinburg on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, from...
MCALLEN, RGV- The new director of the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley’s Advanced Tooling Center says the university will do its part to ensure that the region is known worldwide as a hub for advanced manufacturing. Anil K. Srivastava, professor...

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