PHARR, Texas - Vanguard Academy hosted a 20th Anniversary of Remembering 9/11 Ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 11. The event was held at Vanguard’s new Van Gogh Campus on West Moore Road in Pharr. Organized by Rey Perez, a U.S. history...
It is with sadness that we share the news that Mr. Jesús “Jesse” S. Treviño, former chair of the IDRA Board of Directors, passed away last week surrounded by family. His commitment to education and empowering children was a...
RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas - U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar says he has looked into ways of bypassing Austin so that federal funds can go straight from Washington, D.C., to the South Texas border region. Cuellar said he and others looked...
“Sir, that we have never dreamt of incorporating into our Union any but the Caucasian race…  To incorporate Mexico would incorporate an Indian race…  These Mexicans would be equal to the people of the United States. I protest against...
MCALLEN, Texas - A “pop-up” British Consulate’s Office is going to be open for a couple of hours in McAllen on Tuesday, Aug. 24, and Brownsville on Wednesday, Aug. 25. The events are part of the Great British Tour of...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - A former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico is recommending the creation of an annual North America Border Management Summit. Earl Anthony Wayne believes such a forum would allow border stakeholders from the U.S., Mexico and Canada to “take...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - On August 10th and 11th the Border Trade Alliance sponsored a virtual two-day conference called Building a Competitive U.S.-Mexico Border, hosted by the Mexico Institute at the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. Each year the border conference...
RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas - A veteran economic development leader says Rio Grande City has all the ingredients to grow as big as the city he once managed - McAllen, Texas. Jose (Joe) Escamilla served as city manager of McAllen...
On behalf of the great city of Rio Grande City, a great place to live, to work and to forge the American Dream, thank you for joining us today.  At every corner throughout Starr County and beyond its boundaries, I...
MISSION, Texas - The leadership team at Valley Baptist Retreat in Mission recently held a fiesta to thank Department of Homeland Security employees working in the Rio Grande Valley. Operation Border Blessing attracted more than 500 families, for whom at...

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