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Tourists That Wish To Visit the U.S. Must Be Fully Vaccinated

Tourists That Wish To Visit the U.S. Must Be Fully Vaccinated

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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Small Business Owners Looking Forward to Re-Opening of Bridges

Small Business Owners Looking Forward to Re-Opening of Bridges

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 […]

Re-Opening of Bridges Will Be In Phases, Starting November

Re-Opening of Bridges Will Be In Phases, Starting November

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 […]

Edinburg Family Left With Nothing After Fire Consumes Their Home

Edinburg Family Left With Nothing After Fire Consumes Their Home

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 […]

Pfizer Pending FDA Approval For Children

Pfizer Pending FDA Approval For Children

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 […]

Body of 30-Year Old Inmate Found Unresponsive

Body of 30-Year Old Inmate Found Unresponsive

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 […]

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LISD Offers Virtual Instruction To Students Who Qualify

LISD Offers Virtual Instruction To Students Who Qualify

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 […]

Police Officers Suggest Safe Tips to Prevent Credit Card Fraud

Police Officers Suggest Safe Tips to Prevent Credit Card Fraud

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 […]

Edcouch Commissioner Lorenzo Cabrera Turns Himself In For Theft

Edcouch Commissioner Lorenzo Cabrera Turns Himself In For Theft

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 […]

Coves of Winfield Project Awaiting Approval in North Laredo

Coves of Winfield Project Awaiting Approval in North Laredo

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 […]

Social Media Outage Causes An Impact On Our Community

Social Media Outage Causes An Impact On Our Community

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 […]

McAllen Proclaims October 5th as Teachers’ Day

McAllen Proclaims October 5th as Teachers’ Day

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 […]