Julian Alvarez

Julian Alvarez

I wrote this article for RGVision Magazine. I’m very grateful to Julian Alvarez for giving me this opportunity. Sporting his classy looks and signature cowboy boots engraved with the seal of the State of Texas, Julian wel...
by Nydia O
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Why Winter Texan Visitors Matter

South Texas Tourism is a non-profit marketing cooperative that works together at promoting the valley as the ideal destination for retirement. It is composed of the following members; The Alamo Chamber of Commerce, The Edinburg...
by La Vida Valle
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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
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Don’t Park in Parking Spaces Reserved for the Disabled

About a month ago 20 parking spaces at one of Monterrey’s HEBs were “taken” by wheelchairs to the surprise – and anger – of some drivers. On the chairs were signs with phrases such as ” Nobod...
by La Vida Valle
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Cock Fights, God, King Henry VIII, and Violence in the RGV

We all know that cock fights are illegal in the United States and in many other countries around the world, but this clandestine diversion has not ceased to lure those who love the thrill of engaging in prohibited, yet thrillin...
by Nydia O
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