Nubia Reyna

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Nubia Reyna is a reporter and translator for The Brownsville Herald. She can be reached at nreyna@brownsvilleherald.com

Brownsville teachers petition to remove super

BROWNSVILLE — The Texas State Teachers Association, Association of Brownsville Educators and the National Education Association started a petition on Change.org asking for a...

Telethon in support of parishes to be streamed Tuesday

United in Prayer, a live telethon for all Catholic churches in the Rio Grande Valley will take place from 3 to 8 p.m. on...

Gladys Porter Zoo opens otter exhibit on permanent basis

With raincoats and umbrellas, dozens of mask-wearing visitors on Saturday attended the newly opened Otterbahn exhibit at the Gladys Porter Zoo, which features two...

Lower Valley artist finds reinvention in times of COVID-19

BROWNSVILLE — Liliana Ede recently opened her exhibit "Amor Fo" at the Brownsville Museum of Fine Art and said the abstract work is meant...

Brownsville chef’s ode to barbacoa — a Valley favorite

BROWNSVILLE — If you’ve lived in the Rio Grande Valley for long, you may know the drill of waking up early Sunday morning, getting...

Still, Cameron County ‘not out of woods,’ officials warn

BROWNSVILLE — During a Cameron County press conference on Friday, Cameron County Health Authority Dr. James Castillo provided insight in the region’s fight against...

Experts: Be prepared for the rest of hurricane season

BROWNSVILLE — The National Weather Service said on Thursday the community still needs to be prepared for the remainder of the hurricane season, which...

Tropical disturbance could bring heavy rain to Valley this weekend

BROWNSVILLE — The National Weather Service advises residents of the Rio Grande Valley to monitor the progress of Tropical Depression No. 8 as it...

UTRGV to offer six types of classes in the fall semester

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley announced in an email sent to the campus community that students will have six different types of classes to choose from when they return to school next semester. In the email, UTRGV President Guy Bailey said their top priority is to keep students safe during the COVID-19 pandemic and to ensure it does not negatively impact their academic career. “Our top priority in every decision we make is and will always be the health and safety of our students and campus community,” Bailey said. “After that, we also want to ensure this pandemic doesn’t negatively impact your progress toward your degree.” Read the full story at themonitor.com

CAF celebrates Fourth of July with flyover

The Rio Grande Valley Wing of the Commemorative Air Force joined all CAF units throughout the United States in a special flyover to celebrate the Fourth of July at noon on Saturday. Five CAF units from World War II at the Cameron County Airport flew high in the blue sky as the few attendees waved with their hands and recorded the event with their smartphones. “It is amazing. My husband is a World War II veteran and they are honoring him here today,” said Naidene Redfield, who celebrated with her husband Jerry Redfield at the event. Read the full story at themonitor.com