MCALLEN, RGV - When the McAllen Chamber of Commerce hosted La Guelaguetza at the McAllen Performing Arts Center a year ago this month October its staff new they were onto something big. The dancers from Oaxaca were a big hit,...
LAS MILPAS, RGV - Although two Mexican painters didn’t include in their mural the representative church of a community that fought for more than 40 years to have a public library built in Las Milpas, local residents say they...
MCALLEN, RGV - Sister Norma Pimentel, executive director of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley, says a new community and respite center could be built in McAllen by the end of 2019. A reception was held at NIU Urban...
PHARR, RGV - Pharr Economic Development Executive Director Victor Perez has been telling reporters for some time that he has some hot news coming out. This week, that news came out: Topgolf has 350 positions to fill for its 50th...
It may come as a surprise to some people, but Spanish language classes are most popular in U.S. college/university campuses.   Why? It could be that over fifty million people in the U.S. speak Spanish, with many of us being...
EDINBURG, RGV - The fourth annual South Texas International Film Festival is set to commence next week, featuring over 50 films from around the world. The free event will run from Sept. 5-8 and include Q&A sessions and panels with producers...
EDINBURG, RGV - The Bert Ogden Arena opened its doors to the public on Monday in a ribbon-cutting ceremony that brought out officials from across the Rio Grande Valley.  Robert C. Vackar, president and CEO of Bert Ogden Auto Group,...
MCALLEN, RGV - Congressman Vicente Gonzalez has just returned from a fact-finding trip to Mexico City and Guatemala. The McAllen Democrat was part of a congressional delegation that included U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-Louisiana, and U.S. Rep. Ruben Kihuen, D-Nevada. The...
MCALLEN, RGV - The former president and CEO of the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has applauded the McAllen community for producing a video that embraces diversity and welcomes the arrival of immigrants. Javier Palomarez, a Rio Grande Valley native,...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - Associate Judge Louis Sorola late Wednesday afternoon dissolved a temporary restraining order that sought to prevent Mario Lozoya from becoming executive director of the Greater Brownsville Incentives Corporation. The plaintiff, GBIC board member Nurith Galonsky, was quizzed...

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