Familes and Children Held In U.S. Customs and Border Protection Processing Facility

What is our Role in this Humanitarian Crisis that Affects our Valley?

The recently publicized humanitarian crisis the Rio Grande Valley is experiencing has generated a diverse stream of comments yielding from the educated and compassionate to the obnoxious and insensitive. I recently read the two...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
Bargain Book

Spanglish Ads of the Week

                          During a recent trip to Houston, Texas, we stopped at a roadside Stripes Gas station in Riviera, Texas, to buy something to eat. I grabb...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
Elia, Hortencia and Aurora

Senior Living in the Rio Grande Valley

On Friday June 13th I found Elia Lopez, Hortencia Cavazos, Aurora Maxey, and Irene and husband Leon Marquez at Harlingen’s Senior Community Center (HSCC)during a father’s day celebration organized by the center. Elia, Horte...
by Nydia O
 

 

 
Market Days en Harlingen, Texas

Días de Bazaar en Harlingen

Cada primer sábado del mes se celebran los ya muy populares “Market Days”de la calle Jackson en la ciudad de Harlingen, Texas. Por todo el valle se encuentran los bazares conocidos aquí como “pulgas” o “flea markets...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
Violent Cities in Texas

The Rio Grande Valley much Safer than the rest of Texas.

How I wished I had read Dan Solomon’s story published January 23, 2015 by Texas Monthly online edition before my RGV promotional trip to Fort Wayne, Indiana.  The title of the article is “The FBI’s List of th...
by Nydia O