BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Brownsville Mayor Trey Mendez has urged state lawmakers to provide more incentives to attract space companies so Texas does not get overtaken by other states looking to advance in the industry. Mendez spoke to lawmakers during the...
McAllen, Texas - What is being billed as the largest career expo South Texas has ever seen will take place Wed. Feb. 22 at the McAllen Convention Center. More than 200 employers will be there and they will be looking...
MCALLEN, Texas - The Texas A&M Engineering Academy at South Texas College would not be coming to the Rio Grande Valley if it were not for STC President Ricardo Solis. That is the view of Texas A&M University System Chancellor...
MCALLEN, Texas - John E. Hurtado, interim vice chancellor and dean of engineering at Texas A&M University, says there is no reason the Rio Grande Valley cannot become the Silicon Valley of manufacturing. Hurtado gave his upbeat message about the...
MCALLEN, Texas - The executive director of South Texas Manufacturers Association has welcomed a decision to start the Texas A&M Engineering Academy at South Texas College. Mike Willis was at a news conference at STC’s Pecan Campus in McAllen on...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - The new Border Patrol chief for the Rio Grande Valley sector says one of her biggest concerns right now is criminal organizations using drones to spy on her agents in the field. Gloria Chavez said the groups...
MCALLEN, Texas - McAllen Mayor Javier Villalobos made no mention of broadband connectivity in his 2023 State of the City address, held Jan. 8 at the McAllen Convention Center. This stood in stark contrast to his neighboring mayor, Pharr’s Ambrosio...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - UT-Rio Grande Valley’s associate vice president for workforce and economic development says every city in the region wants an eBridge Center like Brownsville’s. Ron Garza gave an exclusive video interview to the Rio Grande Guardian International News...
BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS - Something special is likely to happen when a city, two different economic development corporations, a university and the private sector come together on a project. This is the opinion of Helen Ramirez, Brownsville’s new city manager. By...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Eduardo Cerda says he chose to launch the U.S. component of his Monterrey-based manufacturing data software company in Brownsville, rather than Silicon Valley, in part because the city is totally bilingual. Cerda is the founder of Future...

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