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,...
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas - Unlike Galveston, the South Padre Island beach will not be closed for Fourth of July. Although Cameron County Judge Eddie Treviño, Jr., has closed the county’s beach access points,...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Concerned about a sharp uptick in COVID-19 cases, Cameron County Judge Eddie Treviño, Jr., has closed county parks and county beach access areas, the county’s health authority has announced. Treviño said...
REYNOSA, Tamaulipas - On the highway that connects Reynosa to Anzalduas Bridge, some local youths artistically posted a graffiti message to passers-by: “Reynosa Prohibido Rendirse.” Or, “Reynosa, giving up is forbidden.” Written where it...
MCALLEN, Texas - The work of the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce during the coronavirus pandemic was discussed in a recent Zoom conversation. The chamber’s president and CEO, Ramiro Cavazos, and the its vice...
MCALLEN, Texas - McAllen Mayor Jim Darling is proposing that Mexican shoppers be allowed to cross the border but not the checkpoints 40 miles inland. Darling believes this would boost the border region's economy...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Border leaders have expressed their dismay that travel restrictions from Mexican visa holders is being extended by another month.  There will now be a third consecutive month where travel deemed non-essential...
MCALLEN, Texas - If the U.S.-Mexican border is closed to non-essential traffic, the government could also beef up security at the checkpoints at Sarita and Falfurrias to stop people coming south. That is the...
EDINBURG, Texas - U.S. Census Bureau enumerators will be going door to door in hard to count areas of the Rio Grande Valley in August, a local census expert says. Katie Jones works in...
WESLACO, Texas - Cameron County Judge Eddie Treviño, Jr., says he fears the international bridges will be closed to Mexican visa holders for another month, if not longer. Treviño held...

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