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The Other Immigrants / Refugees

Along the border between Mexico and the United States, in an area in south Texas known as the Rio Grande Valley we have seen an influx of two types of immigrants/ refugees, but only one has made it to the national news networks...
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Charles Stillman

How Fortunes were made in the Rio Grande Valley. Charles Stillman

This Throwback Thursday we reintroduce Charles Stillman, founder of Brownsville, Texas. Never ceases to amaze me how the region was such a land of opportunity. An opportunity that not always proved legitimate, but an opportunit...
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Restaurante El Pastor de McAllen, Texas

¿Comida Mexicana o Tex-Mex?

Conforme el tiempo pasa y nos adaptamos a las situaciones que se presentan veo cada vez más restaurantes procedentes de México en el Valle. Tal es el caso de Mi Pueblito el cual acaba de abrir sus puertas en la ciudad de Brow...
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Calaveras & Catrinas

As we approach the somber holidays of Halloween and Dia de Los Muertos – Day of the Dead – the plethora of costumes and figurines surface everywhere. We hear about altar exhibits and Pan de Muerto – Bread of the Dead – ...
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De Shopping en el Valle Magazine

It has been seven years since De Shopping en el Valle monthly magazine was published for the first time. The magazine is “the” best source of news for shopaholics living in and visiting the Rio Grande Valley. Publisher Glor...
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