EDINBURG, RGV - The 3rd Annual South Texas International Film Festival takes place Sept. 7-9 in Edinburg, with organizers predicting its biggest participation to date. This year, the festival boasts 19 official selections and a range of movies from 16...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - Bishop Daniel E. Flores has asked priests in the Diocese of Brownsville to take a second collection at each Mass to help with Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in the state. “The Rio Grande Valley in the past...
MISSION, RGV - Anzalduas Bridge Board, in conjunction with the cities of McAllen, Mission, Hidalgo, and Granjeno, held its 1st Anniversary Southbound Commercial Empty Truck Picnic on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. A year ago, the bridge was able to allow...
WESLACO, RGV - A Rio Grande Guardian story from May 2012 which reported then-Hidalgo County Sheriff candidate Geovani Hernandez saying the region was “infested with drug cartel members” has been picked up by The Washington Post and CNN. The Post...
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...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - RGV FC Toros, the professional soccer team that plays its games at HEB Park in Edinburg, has found a new partner in the lower Rio Grande Valley. Bert Garcia, president of the Toros, met up with Tino...
MCALLEN, RGV - McAllen Mayor Jim Darling says he plans to get involved in the re-negotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement through the Border Mayors Association. Darling says he expects the BMA, otherwise known as the Asociación de...
MERCEDES, RGV – A local meteorologist says the Rio Grande Valley’s flood control system has improved since 1967’s Hurricane Beulah, but is uncertain if today’s infrastructure can sustain two major storms in a short time period. The United States Section...
EDINBURG, RGV - The Citrus Theater in Edinburg, had it’s grand opening on Friday, January 17, 1941. Seventy-six years later, BUILD RGV is partnering with the owners of the Citrus Theater, the Museum of South Texas History and Socialife News...
McALLEN, RGV - During the summer months, Jennifer Bryson Clark, founder of the Human Trafficking Symposium at South Texas College, has been working with the Human Welfare Association in India. In an exclusive email interview with the Rio Grande Guardian,...

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