MCALLEN, Texas - The Democratic Party’s chances of holding on two key congressional seats in the Rio Grande Valley will be severely dented if President Biden does not reopen land ports of entry to Mexican visa holders soon. This is...
SAN JUAN, Texas - Four border community groups have issued a response to Gov. Greg Abbott’s proclamation that the border region is a disaster. In a proclamation of their own, the four groups, La Unión del Pueblo Entero, Angry Tias...
EDINBURG, Texas - Hidalgo County Judge Richard Cortez wishes Gov. Greg Abbott would spend as much time pushing to get land ports of entry fully re-opened as he does opining that border region is a humanitarian crisis. On Tuesday, Abbott...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Three U.S. Senators have sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas urging him to commit to a timeframe to lift COVID-related travel restrictions on non-essential traffic through land ports of entry. In the...
WESLACO, Texas - Numerous U.S.-Mexico border institutions and elected officials have written to Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to urge the re-opening of land ports of entry to so-called non-essential travelers. International bridges connecting the U.S. to Mexico and the...
MISSION, Texas - U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar says Dr. Anthony Fauci supports the full re-opening of land ports of entry on the U.S.-Mexico border. The bridges have been closed to so-called non-essential travel since March 2020, in order to stop...
Melba Huber, Founder & Owner of Melba’s Dance School, Dies at Age ­­­93 Here is the official obituary for Melba Huber: The McAllen community and the American dance world have lost a legend. Melba Stewart Huber, founder and owner of Melba’s...
HARLINGEN, Texas - The two attached podcasts focus on Harlingen, Texas. The first is a podcast on Harlingen Mayor Chris Boswell's recent State of the City Address. Boswell (pictured above) said the state of the local economy is strong, with...
McALLEN, Texas - A McAllen mayoral candidate says he does not deserve credit for distributing $70 million worth of food to the needy of South Texas over the past year. Rather, Othal Brand, Jr., said, all the praise should go...
MCALLEN, Texas - Numerous chambers of commerce in the Rio Grande Valley and northern Tamaulipas want to see Presidents Biden and López Obrador meet in person to address current challenges. Such a meeting would serve as a pathway to improve...

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