EDINBURG, Texas - What happens if a hospital does not have enough personal protective equipment for its staff during a pandemic? In the case of DHR Health the answer is, make your own. That is is what the health system...
EDINBURG, Texas - The outgoing executive director of Region One Education Service Center says the digital divide in the Rio Grande Valley should be considered a “major crisis.” Cornelio Gonzalez retires at the end of January, 2021. In an exclusive...
MCALLEN, Texas - Overall sales tax revenue collections in the Rio Grande Valley were up in August, as compared to the same month last year. Considering the headwinds the Valley faced, such as the international bridges biding closed to “non-essential”...
WESLACO, TEXAS - The Rio Grande Guardian has a guest Zoom conversation today.  Ron Whitlock of Ron Whitlock Reports had a “virtual” interview with Ken Jones and Blanca Davila of the Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council.  Jones is interim executive...
MCALLEN, Texas - The influence of Mexican shoppers on the Rio Grande Valley economy is not as great as it used to be, says a top economic development analyst. Matt Ruszczak is executive director of Rio South Texas Economic Council....
PHARR, TEXAS - Pharr International Bridge officials are not letting the coronavirus crisis stop their infrastructure improvement projects. In a Zoom conversation with the Rio Grande Guardian, Pharr Bridge Director Luis Bazan said five major infrastructure projects are in the...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Jordana Barton has reassured the Rio Grande Valley that she will continue to work to eliminate the region’s digital divide. After championing the cause for many years while a senior advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of...
MCALLEN, TEXAS - Gilberto ‘Beto’ Garcia, Jr., is president and CEO of both St. Anthony’s Home Healthcare Services and Guardian eHealth Solutions. Both companies are based in McAllen, Texas. Rio Grande Guardian editor Steve Taylor held a Zoom conversation with Garcia,...
MCALLEN, Texas - The president of Western Governors University - the largest non-profit, online university - is a national education expert on the digital divide. Scott Pulsipher recently participated in a Zoom conversation with The Rio Grande Guardian. He sounded...
EDINBURG, Texas - Dr. Linda Villarreal, president elect of the Texas Medical Association, says she supports Medicaid Expansion. Villarreal, a practicing physician based in Edinburg, Texas, recently spoke on a webinar hosted by the Mexican American Legislative Caucus.  On the subject...

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