MCALLEN, Texas - An upcoming webinar involving experts from the United States, Canada and Mexico feature a discussion on the challenges and opportunities for North America stemming from the U.S. presidential election. The event, hosted the Olof Palme Center in...
In recent decades, an increasing proportion of the population of the United States has chosen to live in and near cities rather than in rural areas. According to the Census Bureau from 2000 to 2010, the population in urban areas...
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas - South Padre Island Mayor Patrick McNulty says he has received a petition from Mexican nationals asking why they cannot visit their properties on the island. Currently, there is a travel ban on Mexican tourists and...
MCALLEN, Texas - Sister Norma Pimentel of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley held a webinar on Tuesday to hear from churches and faith-based groups that are helping to feed the hungry. Pimentel is setting up a directory of...
  This is a Labor Day story about Mexican-American farmworkers who made civil rights history when they refused to let go of the “radical” idea that their wages should afford them a living. San Antonio will soon join the commemoration of...
LAREDO, Texas - City of Laredo Mayor Pete Saenz and Acting Police Chief Gabriel E. Martinez, Jr., held a press conference today at City Hall to inform the public on the effect Senate Bill 4, the Sanctuary Cities Ban,...
MISSION, RGV - Texas AFL-CIO Legislative Director René Lara testified about NAFTA and steel and aluminum tariffs at a Texas House Committee on International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs hearing in El Paso last Friday. The AFL-CIO is not against NAFTA...
On May 5th, 1862, in Puebla, Mexico a rag tag army of Mexican soldiers, Indians armed with only machetes and Tejano volunteers would defeat the French Army that was considered the most powerful in the world at that time. Napoleon...
RIO GRANDE CITY, RGV - Reporter Steve Taylor and anchor Mario Muñoz look back at the week's news for the week ending July 12, 2019. Among the topics covered in this podcast are NewSpace Brownsville, asylum seekers and economic development...
McALLEN, RGV - The more people that live in Cameron County and commute for work in Hidalgo County, or vice versa, the sooner the Census Bureau will designate the Rio Grande Valley as one unified Metropolitan Statistical Area. This is...

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