With Hispanic Heritage Month 2018 fast approaching, it’s an opportune time to focus on the largest part of the umbrella covering U.S. citizens of Hispanic descent – Mexican Americans.   Ironically, the term “Mexican American” seems to confuse and needlessly...
No, I’m not confused. I hope you aren’t either. I know what day it is and what year it is. But, in two fateful years, it will be 2020. Then, on that ominous date, we will have a choice...
Happy Flag Day 2018! In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed June 14th as U.S. Flag Day. He did so to officially honor the adoption of the U.S. Flag by the Second Continental Congress on that day, 1777. Ever since, many...
MCALLEN, RGV - This week’s roundtable discussion between Congressman Filemon Vela and immigrant rights’ groups on the Trump Administration’s new policy of splitting Central American parents from their children caused quite a stir. On Facebook, Rio Grande Guardian reader Lety...
Texas cities are dominating national expansion. The U.S. Census Bureau recently released estimates of population growth between July 2016 and July 2017, and Texas cities top the list both for the number of new residents and the fastest rate of...
The south Texas Valley is replete with intellectually inquisitive American citizens. Many of them share their interest in other cultures. They contribute to the enlightenment of south Texas. Whenever possible, they travel internationally. Such are the likes of the fascinating...
  The Rio Grande Guardian is the Border region’s fast-growing international news service. Our readers have a higher than average education and income level, as these statistics show: Household Income $150k+ Index Rating: 122 Education Level Grad School Index Rating: 156 (Source: Quantcast Measure) Index: A comparison of the audience...
Choose from two. Two candidates to represent Texas in the Senate of the United States of America. Two political parties. Two. Too much? Too hard to choose? It depends. . . on your decision for youth vs age, or Texas...
What is the first thought that comes to you when pondering slavery? Perhaps what might come to mind is the Emancipation Proclamation, Frederick Douglas, Harriet Tubman, Underground Railroad to Freedom, the South, or some long gone civilization that had slavery...
The headline on Jake Tapper’s The Lead, CNN, April 3: White House: Donald Trump’s call for a missile strike on Syria “caught our staff off guard” The President’s precipitous call alarmed military advisers as well as much of the press...

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