REYNOSA, RGV - A record high number of workers are currently being employed by maquiladora operations connected to Index in Reynosa - over 130,000. And, if all goes to plan and another five companies...
RIO GRANDE CITY, RGV - The owner of the Starr Camargo International Bridge has called on city and county leaders to create a master plan for housing, retail and industrial development in anticipation of the new Starr County bypass. Sam...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - Brownsville’s leadership role in reviving the aerospace and aviation industry in Texas has been recognized by Gov. Greg Abbott. On Monday, Abbott announced that Gilberto Salinas, executive vice president of the Brownsville Economic Development Council (BEDC), had...
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Paola Avila, chair of the Border Trade Alliance, testified on the merits of the North American Free Trade Alliance at a hearing of the Senate Finance Committee's subcommittee on international trade, customs and global competitiveness. The...
MCALLEN, Texas - The North American Free Trade Agreement ends June 30, to be replaced the next day by the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement. On Wednesday, June 17, a webinar will be held about the...
LAREDO, RGV - The 24th Annual Logistics & Manufacturing Symposium takes place in Laredo next week, under the banner, ”Pathways for Trade: North America - The Most Competitive Region in the World.” The event is being held over two days,...
LAREDO, Texas - Supporters of the North American Free Trade Agreement are strategizing on how to react to President-Elect Donald Trump’s strong opposition. “NAFTA is the worst trade deal maybe ever signed anywhere,” Trump said, during the presidential election campaign. U.S....
WESLACO, RGV – Weslaco is becoming as important a national shipping point for cotton as Houston and Dallas, says Rio Grande Valley businessman Joaquin Spamer. Spamer is owner of CIL Logistics. In conjunction with...
PHARR, RGV - Hidalgo County had a great month for retail sales in August, new statistics from the Texas Comptroller’s Office show.  The sales tax revenues generated from retail sales across the county were up 11.2 percent in August, compared...
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, RGV – The growth and economic development that is underway right now in Cameron County is “inspirational,” says U.S. Sen. John Cornyn. Texas’ senior U.S. senator spoke at a luncheon hosted by the South Padre Island Chamber...

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