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...
RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas - Starr County Judge Eloy Vera says local residents are getting sick and tired of the heavy DPS presence. Drive along U.S. 83 and they are parked every 100 or 200 feet, he said. Unless there...
At a recent news conference at the McAllen Chamber of Commerce, U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez took umbrage at a question I asked about reopening our international bridges. I asked whether denying Mexican visa holders the opportunity to come and shop...
LOS INDIOS, Texas - As thousands of Central American migrants are on either sides of U.S.-Mexican border before they head to destinations all over the United States, hundreds of their fellow countrymen are waiting to go south. These are not...
RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas - The Biden Administration is working on a plan to reopen the international bridges to so-called “non-essential” travel, says U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar. The U.S. border with Mexico has been closed to all but business and...
McALLEN, Texas - McAllen Mayor Jim Darling is fed up with all the negative publicity surrounding the Rio Grande Valley perpetrated by certain national politicians and news outlets. At a news conference to announce new non-stop flights between McAllen and...
San Benito, Texas - The 13th Annual Happy Birthday TexasFest, which draws thousands of visitors, will take place in San Benito this weekend, even though many people are concerned about coronavirus. Federico Garza, president of the nonprofit that runs the...
EDINBURG, Texas - As COVID-19 continues to sweep through the Rio Grande Valley, the question of whether to reopen the U.S.-Mexico border and in what manner has caused some division among local leaders. Undeniably, cities along the border have been...
MCALLEN, Texas - McAllen Mayor Jim Darling does not think U.S.-Mexico ports of entry will be reopened to “non-essential” travel until the Biden Administration comes into office. On Thursday, the acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, Chad F....
SAN BENITO, Texas - To help promote Census 2020, the City of San Benito is hosting a block party for local residents. Along with Starr County, San Benito is believed to have been the Rio Grande Valley community to have...

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