Nonprofit news organization ProPublica has obtained audio from inside a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility, in which children can be heard wailing as an agent jokes, “We have an orchestra here.” The story about the audio was written by...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela says he will have no part of a procedural maneuver in the U.S. House that a could help legalize DREAMers - if it includes funding for a border. “I’m not ever going to...
Our good friend, former state Sen. Eliot Shapleigh sent us a feature the Washington Post published about his hometown. With border towns getting lots of negative publicity due to the deployment of the National Guard, writer Andrea Sachs’ piece provides...
BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK: Since May 2017, when U.S. President Donald Trump gave notice that he wanted to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, there have been seven rounds of talks. The longer they go on, the more time Mexicans...
WASHINGTON POST: Tentative plans for Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto to make his first visit to the White House to meet with President Trump were scuttled this week after a testy call between the two leaders ended in an impasse...
EDINBURG, RGV - Former Hidalgo County Drainage District consultant/director Godfrey Garza is back in the news. ProPublica and the Texas Tribune have teamed up to do an-depth story on Garza and the millions of dollars he earned from the border...
The two Sams are featured in The New York Times today. Sam Vale, whose company owns of the Starr-Camargo International Bridge, and Sam Sparks, Jr., whose family owns the Progreso International Bridge. The story is about the growth of their...
WALL STREET JOURNAL: President Donald Trump’s chief trade negotiator issued a downbeat assessment Tuesday of efforts to rewrite the North American Free Trade Agreement, decrying “a lack of headway” and accusing Canada and Mexico of refusing to “seriously engage”...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - Astronomers for the first time have captured images of a collision of two neutron stars and the UT-Rio Grande Valley's Center for Gravitational Wave Astronomy was part of the discovery. The New York Times broke the news...
Grim reality of NAFTA talks sets in after tough U.S. demands REUTERS: Negotiators from Canada and Mexico grappled with U.S. demands to drastically alter the North American Free Trade Agreement on Saturday, as talks over renewal of the pact vilified...

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