It’s been thirteen months, nine official rounds of negotiations, countless side meetings, and a brief period where Canada’s participation appeared precarious, but this past Sunday night, the U.S., Mexican, and Canadian negotiators finally announced a new regional trade agreement. The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement...
The U.S., Mexico, and Canada finally hammered out a trade deal, which is excellent news for the economies of all three nations. The new agreement, which still must be finalized and agreed upon by Congress, is known as the U.S.-Mexico-Canada...
EDINBURG, RGV - With such a positive reaction to USMCA coming from border leaders, guest speakers at a Rio Grande Guardian LIVE at Bob’s luncheon were asked if it was time to pop open a bottle of champagne. Bankers David Deanda...
MCALLEN, RGV - Reaction to the news that the United States and Canada have reached agreement on revising the North American Free Trade Agreement has been positive along the U.S.-Mexico border region. As the United States and Mexico reached an...
EDINBURG, RGV - Hot of the heels of the United States and Canada reaching agreement in their renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, IBC Bank Executive Vice President Gerald Schwebel will be in the Rio Grande Valley...
MATAMOROS, Tamaulipas - Rio South Texas Economic Council recently held its first ever board meeting in Mexico and in the process learned a lot about economic development projects underway in Matamoros, Tamaulipas. RSTEC chose to hold its meeting in the...
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Leaders of cities on both sides of the U.S.-Mexican border who gathered in San Antonio on Friday agreed that saving the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) would maintain the momentum of cross-border trade and economic...
LAREDO, Texas - The Texas-Mexico border region will continue to grow economically under NAFTA 2.0, says a top Mexican diplomat. Guillermo Malpica Soto is head of the Trade & NAFTA Office in Mexico’s Ministry of Economy. He is based in...
MCALLEN, RGV - Keith Patridge, president of McAllen Economic Development Corporation, and Ralph Garcia, MEDC’s vice president for international business recruitment, are currently on a trip to South Korea and Japan to secure more business for the Rio Grande...
LAREDO, Texas - Laredo Mayo Pete Saenz says border communities should be wary of the day when trucks carrying cargo through ports of entry are pre-cleared and post-cleared a hundred miles from an international bridge. Saenz said that with new...

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