No. I am not going to reduce Trump’s latest foul-mouth insult to other countries to just “the S word,” as many television commentators are doing. The editor of this newspaper may have to do that for me; I will understand...
The 2020 census is at risk due to inadequate funding, planning, and staffing, and the consequences could be quite significant. The practice of counting and collecting information about the populace dates back to ancient times and, in fact, the source...
As we turn the page on 2017, we are starting to see the American people stir. The people had big wins in Virginia and Alabama. We can do the same in Texas. Women are speaking out about decades of abusive behavior...
“México, Lindo y Querido.” “Sung” by Donald Trump? Also “Despacito”? Even the U.S. President “singing” (well, lip-syncing) the Mexican National Anthem? Those are some of the memes comin’ atcha on YouTube. Laugh at the irony. Then—facing reality—cry for Mexico and...
It has been 31 long years since Congress last passed tax reform to provide relief to American workers and business. Since then, the U.S. has continued to lose jobs, businesses and entire industries to overseas competition. Something must change. The...
I recently overheard a speaker refer to the “Mexican War.” He had no ill intentions, but I should have corrected him. It was, more properly, the “U.S.-Mexican War.” It is known in Mexico as the “Guerra de los Estados Unidos...
From almost the very moment that Spanish Europeans landed in what is today North America, religious leaders pressed their footprints on its soil. From the entire length of the U.S. east coast, Florida, the Mississippi River (Rio Espíritu Santo), New...
As the voice for our nation’s entrepreneurs, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) celebrates all small businesses on a daily basis. When our small businesses do well, our communities do too. Therefore, as part of our annual tradition, I encourage you...
On behalf of the directors of the Rio Grande Guardian, we would like to wish a Happy Thanksgiving to all our readers and sponsors. Thanks too to the Rio Grande Guardian writers, reporters, and photographers that have graced our pages...
On Tuesday Texans should vote "yes" on Proposition 4, the proposed constitutional amendment that would require that the Texas Attorney General receive notice of a challenge to the constitutionality of a state statute and would give the attorney general...

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