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Acura of the Rio Grande Valley Hosts Fashion Fest 2019

Acura of the Rio Grande Valley entered the Holiday Season with a bang in the late November by first hosting the Valley Symphony Orchestra...

COMMENTARY: Equality is impossible

Pushing companies (people) to the point where all their sacrifice makes them little if any true profits will only hurt the working class. How? I’ll...

COMMENTARY: The law must be upheld

Horrible atrocities happen at the border, but to say that there is no true compassion and empathy by the hands of the law enforcement...

Luxury maker Acura making Big Plans for South Texas High Society

When the August rumor from Dallas Morning News broke that American Honda maybe eyeing property in the DFW area for their new headquarters the...

COMMENTARY: Support state amendment creating flood infrastructure

In recent years, the Rio Grande Valley has seen flooding that has caused widespread devastation to homes, businesses, public property and infrastructure. It was estimated...

COMMENTARY: It’s time for cooperation, not coercion

Mexican and U.S. officials recently sat down in Washington, D.C. to review the latest migration numbers. It was the first official meeting since the...

COMMENTARY: Finding responsible ways to fund county government

This is the third installment in a four-part series outlining the top priorities of Hidalgo County Judge Richard F. Cortez. I appreciate the positive response...

COMMENTARY: Democrats’ name-calling

BY MELVIN L. THOMPSON | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR Wow! I already knew I was a deplorable from Hillary Clinton’s last presidential campaign when she...

COMMENTARY: Immigration’s root issues

BY U.S. REP. VICENTE GONZALEZ | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR On Aug. 11, McAllen and the 15th District of Texas had the privilege of welcoming...

COMMENTARY: We must reduce poverty

BY RICHARD F. CORTEZ | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR This is the second installment in a four-part series outlining the top priorities of Hidalgo County....