BROWNSVILLE, Texas - The Rio South Texas Economic Council is a nonprofit membership organization that brings together the economic development interests of the cities, counties, chambers and educational institutions, workforce boards, ports, businesses and other stakeholders working towards regionally...
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....
EDINBURG, Texas - Physicians across the Rio Grande Valley are trying to get a message to patients, do not ignore your normal healthy ailments just because of the coronavirus. Dr. Linda Villarreal is an internal medicine specialist from Edinburg. She...
LAREDO, Texas - United ISD is doing so well that the Texas Education Agency has been down to see what is going on.  United, which covers much of Webb County, is now the largest school district in Region 1, with...
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 - 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...
MEXICO CITY - Three experts, one from Canada, one from Mexico and one from the United States, discussed what impact the outcome of the 2020 presidential election will have on North America. Dr. Stephen Randall, professor emeritus at the University...
EDINBURG, Texas - Hidalgo County Judge Richard Cortez has explained the rationale for distributing CARES Act funding to cities in the county. The decision on how to apportion funds was made by Hidalgo County Commissioners Court. Cities with a population of...
WESLACO, TEXAS - Manuel Cruz, the new executive director of the Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council, has given his first video interview. In a wide-ranging Zoom conversation, Cruz spoke about his long service at the Valley’s official council of...
MCALLEN, Texas - In percentage terms, the Rio Grande Valley outperformed the state of Texas as a whole for sales tax revenue collections over the past year. The numbers are put out by the Texas Comptroller’s Office and analyzed for...

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