MCALLEN, Texas - As with other industrial regions of Mexico, Reynosa is benefiting enormously from the decision of manufacturing companies in Asia to move their plants back to the North American market. This is the view of Humberto Martinez, the...
HARLINGEN, Texas - The new-look Cameron County legislative delegation fully supports a second causeway being built that links South Padre Island to the mainland. State Sen.-elect Morgan LaMantia, D-South Padre Island, state Rep. Erin Gamez, D-Brownsville, and state Rep.-elect Janie...
MCALLEN, Texas - In his last speech as a Texas Workforce Commissioner, Julian Alvarez explained why he was grateful Gov. Greg Abbott appointed him. The speech was made at the McAllen Convention Center at a reception hosted by the Rio...
McALLEN, Texas - Union representatives in Texas are thankful for the work a former Texas workforce commissioner has done in championing apprenticeships. Julian Alvarez, a Rio Grande Valley native, resigned as labor representative on the Texas Workforce Commission last week...
MCALLEN, Texas - The Index Reynosa Foundation presented checks to various charities at an event at the Embassy Suites by Hilton in McAllen this week. The money, totaling over $100,000, was raised at a charity golf tournament the group held...
EDINBURG, Texas - Valley Metro does have the money to start and maintain bus routes in the Rio Grande Valley’s colonias. What it lacks are drivers to man the buses. This is the view of Sarah Dierlam, assistant executive director...
EDINBURG, Texas - Omar I. Rodriguez, director of grants and governmental relations for the Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley, is part of the Hidalgo County Prosperity Task Force. The task force was set up by Hidalgo County Judge...
HARLINGEN, Texas - Marv Esterly says great things have been happening at Valley International Airport. Esterly is aviation director at VIA. In an exclusive interview with the Rio Grande Guardian International News Service, Esterly discussed the improved infrastructure installed at...
ALAMO, Texas - Hidalgo County Judge Richard Cortez set up the Prosperity Task Force to address his county’s high poverty rate. “Local entities, particularly our school districts, suggest that the poverty rate could be as high as 40 percent in...
Colonia groups should have a seat at the table when the Rio Grande Valley develops its agenda for the upcoming legislative session. This is the view of Danny Diaz, political director of La Unión del Pueblo. Diaz gave an interview...

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