McALLEN, RGV - The maquiladoras in Reynosa boast some of the most sophisticated, state-of-the-art manufacturing plants in the world yet many of the colonias that surround them are Third World in nature. Thousands of Reynosa residents have a very poor...
Luis María Aguilar Morales is the new president of the Mexican Supreme Court. In Mexico, the president of the Supreme Court is appointed by the eleven justices and serves for a term of four years, without the possibility of...
REYNOSA, Mexico - Security concerns surrounding Reynosa’s huge maquila plants have eased to such an extent that potential manufacturers no longer ask if there is a risk, says the president of INDEX Reynosa. Alejandro 'Alex' Avila spoke to reporters about...
REYNOSA, Tamps - The billboard pictured above sits above the Maquiladora Operators Union in the Rodríguez colonia in Reynosa. Presidents Obama and Raul Castro appear in commemoration of their agreement to thaw the chill in U.S.-Cuban diplomatic relations. In English, the...
McALLEN, RGV - Former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Tony Garza believes violence in Mexico threatens to undermine the sweeping reforms enacted by President Peña Nieto with investors lacking confidence that their contracts or investments will be respected. Even more importantly...
McALLEN, RGV - State Sen. Eddie Lucio says he is going to look at legislation already on the books to see if it can be used to help him create a Texas-Mexico Commission and a Border Czar. The legislation was...
McALLEN, RGV - The legislation wasn’t brought up directly at the Border to Border Transportation Conference but former state Senator Eliot Shapleigh’s bill to create a Texas-Mexico Border Czar and a Texas-Mexico Border Commission was referenced indirectly. The conversation started...
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Out of all the structural reforms initiated by the administration of President Peña Nieto, the most complicated appears to be the energy reform. Mexico's general public and policy makers expected heated discussions and debate as to...
MERCEDES, RGV - The Congressional Hispanic Caucus has enthusiastically welcomed President Obama’s nomination of Maria Echaveste as the next U.S. Ambassador to Mexico and urged the U.S. Senate to act expeditiously in confirming the nomination. The National Association of Latino...
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, RGV - On the eve of his group’s annual conference, the outgoing president of the South Texas County Judges and Commissioners Association says more attention needs to be paid to the importance of trade with Mexico. Zapata...

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