EDINBURG, Texas - Edinburg, county seat of Hidalgo County, Texas, wasted no time in celebrating the newest national holiday, Juneteenth.  Morning presentations stressed the importance of that first event in Galveston, on June 19, 1865—more than two years after President...
HIDALGO, Texas - Residents living on the Mexican and Canadian borders have voiced their anger at DHS's decision to keep land ports of entries closed for another month to so-called 'non-essential' travel. The land ports have been closed to...
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...

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