Over the past 18 months, I’ve written about the extraordinary changes taking place across Mexico, including its impressive reform agenda, growing high tech sector, dynamic supply chains, and deepening regional integration. Yet to achieve Mexico’s and North America’s full potential...
Don White looked bigger than he actually was. Measuring about six feet one inch tall and weighing about 220 pounds, he was not that big but his style made him pressingly sturdy and strong. He carried himself with assurance...
In pre-screening his PBS program, “Texas before the Álamo,” San Antonio film director Bill Millet and renowned author Dr. Felix Almaráz, Jr. visited Ágreda, Spain in November 2014. In the same international goodwill manner, a Spanish delegation of dignitaries is...
Earlier this month, I spent two days in Guatemala meeting with Central American leaders about our mutual efforts to tackle one of the most significant and urgent challenges facing the Western Hemisphere: bringing stability to this impoverished and violent...
JeSuisAntonio would also be an appropriate title. But this time the whole of Pasco is involved. Headline: “Police Shoot Unarmed Man!” Yes, it happened again. This time in the city of Pasco in Washington state. This time (and in past...
Open Carry had a great chance to pass this session of the Texas State Legislature. The new Governor, Greg Abbott would have signed it. Of course, nothing is simple as it sounds. There are two points of view. Constitutional Open...
Last week U.S. Representative Michael McCaul, R-Austin, introduced the “Secure Our Borders First” Act in an obvious bid to strike back at President Obama for his executive order on immigration. Pure politics at its worst, McCaul’s bill will tear apart...
Every year when I write a column for the Martin Luther King commemorative holiday, I try to get behind the “sanctification” of Dr. King and consider different parts of his message and struggle for which he gave his life. The...
What shall we make of “Charlie-Hebdo,” the Paris satirical magazine, the massacre there, the tension and violence in France? The gunmen/criminals/terrorists are dead. But now how shall we relate that horrible scenario to ourselves, here, seemingly isolated (but not really)...
EDINBURG, RGV - “I just got back from a long, long trip, along...” the APPIAN WAY? Well, at least the “Appian Way” in Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas. Didn’t see Caesar but DID see Santa Claus (drunk, stumbling up...

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