Tag: Brownsville

Freedom Walk: LULAC hosts marches to advocate for Latinos

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) kicked off its “Freedom Walks” campaigns Tuesday, including one in Brownsville, to encourage local Latino communities...

Migrants block international bridge in Brownsville

By ALFREDO PENA Associated Press (AP) — Migrants wanting to request asylum camped out Thursday on an international bridge leading from Mexico into Brownsville, causing...

Border apprehensions drop as immigration crackdown continues

By COLLEEN LONG and DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says it continues to see a drop in the number of...

Presidential candidate Julian Castro condemns migrant policy

Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro crossed the border at the Gateway International Bridge Monday morning to visit a few of the hundreds of asylum-seeking...

GPZ’s Zoofari 2019 to take place Saturday

Gladys Porter Zoo will hold its biggest fundraising event for the year on Saturday as it holds its annual Zoofari event. There will be a...

Space odyssey: Elon Musk talks Starship at Boca Chica

Boca Chica became synonymous with cutting-edge space exploration the day SpaceX broke ground on its build/test/launch site here, even if it took a few...

Motorcyclist given 11 year sentence for killing Port Isabel woman

  A Cameron County jury decided a motorcyclist who struck and killed a Port Isabel woman during a Spring Break accident will spend 11 years...

Zendejas to serve as SBCISD human resources director

27SAN BENITO — Eight months after resigning as Brownsville ISD’s superintendent, Esperanza Zendejas is taking over as the San Benito school district’s human resources...

Punishment trial today in fatal Port Isabel crash

  The punishment trial of Ronnie Huerta, a Mercedes man who pleaded guilty to manslaughter in a pedestrian-motorcycle crash that caused the death of Elizabeth...

UTRGV announces tuition break for qualified undergrads

Qualifying undergraduate students with adjusted gross family income of $75,000 or less will be able to attend the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley at...