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Longtime Valley Senator Named ‘Border Texan Of The Year’

Brownsville Senator Eddie Lucio has been named the 2017 Border Texan of the Year. Lucio becomes the 28th recipient of the honor, which is awarded to those who’ve contributed to the betterment of the Rio Grande Valley. Lucio was honored for his legislation that has helped improve the educational and health care landscape of the […]


UPDATE: Drug Kingpin El Chapo Appears In New York Court

(AP) – Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman has made an appearance in a New York City courtroom, where a federal public defender entered a not-guilty plea for him.  A hush fell over the Brooklyn courtroom moments before Guzman entered Friday. He looked dazed and wore a dark blue T-shirt, dark blue pants and […]


Mexico Returns 91 Cubans Who Had Hoped To Reach US

(AP) – Mexico has returned to Cuba the first contingent of Cuban migrants since former U.S. president Barack Obama decided Thursday to end a U.S. policy of granting residency to Cubans who arrive on U.S. soil.  Mexico’s National Immigration Institute said Friday it put 91 Cubans on a federal police airplane and flew them back […]