EDINBURG, RGV - Edinburg Mayor Richard Molina has taken his first tour of the new Bert Ogden Arena – which the City of Edinburg owns – and he is mightily impressed. “It is humongous. I am very, very, impressed by...
Two hundred and sixty-three years ago on May 15, 1755, Don Tomás Sánchez and a small group of extended family members from Nuevo León crossed the Rio Grande at “El Paso de Jacinto”. (The location had originally been indicated by...
WESLACO, RGV - The date of this year’s RGV to DC trip has been announced by the Rio Grande Valley Partnership. Around 40 VIPs from the Valley will visit the nation’s capital on June 11, 12, and 13. “This will be...
PORT MANSFIELD, RGV - Willacy County Navigation District has warned mariners to be extremely careful when navigating the Mansfield Cut. The group did this after a vessel ran aground during Hurricane Harvey but before a recent fatality, when a fisherman...
PROGRESO, RGV - Progreso International Bridge hosted its 42nd annual Tourist Appreciation Day recently. Julie Guerra-Ramirez, director of Progreso International Bridge, says Tourist Day can feature anywhere from 11,000 to 13,000 pedestrians. The event celebrates tourists, primarily winter Texans, for...
MCALLEN, RGV - A top economist at South Texas College has issued a bleak warning for the border region if the North American Free Trade Agreement is dissolved. Kevin Peek provided an in-depth analysis on the impact of NAFTA at...
HARLINGEN, RGV - It only seems appropriate that during National Robotics Week, the Rio Grande Valley has three teams preparing to compete in a robotics world championship final. They will join 29,000-plus students from 66 countries at the FIRST World...
PHARR, RGV - The City of Pharr and the Consulate of Mexico in McAllen hosted a well-attended and in-depth NAFTA seminar. The attending parties felt the event educated the community about the current renegotiation of NAFTA and how the agreement...
MISSION, RGV - The resurrected Centro Cultural Mexicano en el Valle de Texas has been given a huge boost by the City of Mission – five years use of the brand-new Mission Event Center for free. Mission Mayor Norberto ‘Beto’...
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...

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