Tag: Matamoros

Border Postmates: Personal shoppers become the new delivery service

HARLINGEN — Whataburger and Chick-fil-A are two of the most popular Texas cravings, but they are also the main requests made by Mexican citizens. However,...

Migrants continue to wait for asylum

A camp of asylum seekers along the Rio Grande in Matamoros has seen a significant reduction in population over the course of the COVID-19...

Protest leads to Gateway International bridge closure

U.S. officials shut down vehicle traffic at the Gateway International Bridge overnight in response to a protest overnight on Tuesday. Officials and workers who cross...

Asylum-seekers in Matamoros migrant camp fear they’ll be forgotten

By Dianne Solis, The Dallas Morning News DALLAS - The small body of Rodrigo Castro was found on the bank of the Rio Grande, a...

Reports: Migrant drowned trying to rescue pregnant woman

New information on the body of a young man from Guatemala found in the Rio Grande on Tuesday suggests that he may have drowned...

Asylum seeker drowns in Rio Grande

A man from Guatemala seeking asylum in the United States was found dead in the Rio Grande in Matamoros on Tuesday evening. A video taken...

Brownsville woman found dead in Matamoros

A 22-year-old Brownsville woman was found dead in Matamoros on Tuesday, a day after a missing persons report was filed by the Brownsville Police...

Asylum seekers test positive for coronavirus

In Matamoros, medical NGO Global Response Management confirmed in a press release on Tuesday that one patient living in the camp of 2,000 asylum...

Bridge restrictions extended until July 21

The Mexican Secretariat of Foreign Affairs announced Tuesday morning via Twitter that the restrictions at the United States-Mexico border that have been in place...

Crossing restrictions hurting border economy

The temporary restriction on non-essential travel at U.S. ports of entry imposed by the Trump administration is exacerbating the negative economic impact from the...