Tourists that wish to visit the U.S. must be fully vaccinated. Health experts are now clarifying what vaccines are eligible. According to Laredo’s Health Authority, the FDA approved three vaccines while the World Health Organization authorized four. There have been reports of mixing Sinovac with another immunization, something not recommended by the CDC. “Because that […]
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With just a few hours of announcing the possible re-opening of the international bridges, many small businesses of the region are hoping this will benefit local commerce. Diana Tapia, owner of a small boutique located just a few blocks from Brownsville-Matamoros International Bridge, states that the 19 months of closure between the U.S. and Mexico […]
The re-opening of the bridges will be in phases. The first will take effect in November. DHS says next month they will allow fully vaccinated travelers from Canada and Mexico to enter the U.S. for non-essential purposes. “Which means the families or tourists or people that come shop, they can come into the United States […]
An Edinburg family has been left with nothing after a fire consumed their entire home. Yesterday at around 3:30 pm the authorities received a call concerning a structural fire in the Montecristo area. Although there was no casualties the family is now asking the community for help. Now more than ever since all their belongings […]
It’s anticipated this month the vaccine will be authorized for children ages 5 to 11. Mothers say they are ready to vaccinate their children. Pfizer says studies show the vaccine is effective for minors. All they are pending is the approval from the FDA. “Yes, we’re ready for the vaccine to come out. We have […]
The incident was reported Saturday. The Webb County Sheriff’s Office says the body of a 30-year old inmate was found unresponsive. The body of 30-year old Ashley Nicole Castro was found at 5:26 a.m. She was pronounced deceased by the medical examiner 13 minutes later. Castro was arrested on October 3rd for possession of a […]
Since the beginning of the pandemic we have seen an increase in prices only reflected in basic need items, but in the general economy worldwide. According to economists, the price increase is due in part to the difficulties that the Coronavirus has brought to the production process and the changes to the government’s budgets, including […]
The questions stem from Senate Bill 15, which gives school districts the option to offer virtual instruction. When Governor Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 15 into law, this gave school districts the opportunity to formalize a plan to offer virtual instruction, but only to a percentage of the district’s population. “When you offer it it […]
As many of us already know, October is breast cancer awareness month. According to studies by the Cancer Foundation, each year 1 out of 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer, in the United States. According to previous studies, 43,000 women are expected to lose their lives due to this disease. The Breast Cancer […]
Online shopping has become very popular and Laredo police say it’s important to keep your credit card information private. According to police, a victim lost her phone that contained photos of her credit card. 37-year old Yosvany Benitez Lozada is accused of stealing the information from her mobile device. “Benitez Lozada was able to gain […]
Congressman Vicente Gonzalez visited PSJA Early College High School with the Secretary of Education, Miguel Cardona, who was in the region to promote President Biden’s plan to propose more accessible higher education and up to two years free, in some community schools. The PSJA district received around 130 million in federal funds for education programs. […]
Edcouch Commissioner Lorenzo Cabrera has turned himself in to the authorities for charges of alleged theft. After authorities found fraudulent activities involving Cabrera, he surrendered himself to the city of Edcouch police department. He is now facing up to one year in jail and a bond of up to $4,000 dollars. The administrator reiterates the […]
The migrant in the video was lost in a ranch Northeast of Laredo. He’s now sending a message to those that may be thinking of achieving the American Dream, illegally. “I would tell them, that life is worth more than a dream.” he stated. The same message Border Patrol is sending. Agents say just last […]
If approved, this project will consist of residential and commercial projects North of Laredo. The future of the project is pending approval from another board entity. If approved, this gives the green light for the Coves of Winfield Project to move forward. “It’s about approximately 1,000 acres on loop 20 and Shiloh area on the […]
Even though the social media outage only lasted a couple of hours, it had a big impact on our community. Yesterdays social media blackout left millions of users without access to WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram. Many internet based businesses saw a radical decrease in sales. Dania Guzman, owner of DG House of Fashion explains that […]
The city of McAllen will be honoring educators in a special way. In honor of World Teachers’ Day, McAllen Mayor Javier Villalobos and the city of McAllen’s Commission issued an official proclamation showing their appreciation for the city’s teachers by announcing October 5th as McAllen’s official Teachers’ Day. This was made possible with the partnership […]
Deputies found the body of Martin Benjamin Peña, 52, after a call for service on the intersection of Interstate 69 Northbound Frontage Road and Spur 56 on May 12th.
Agents also found two undocumented immigrants inside the underground structure.