Formed in wake of 2014 migrant crisis, consular group faces familiar challenges

McALLEN — Representatives from the city’s four consulates met Wednesday to mark the three-year anniversary of a multinational consular group that started here and...

Trump joins Canada, Mexico leaders to sign new trade pact

Already Democrats and their allies in the labor movement are demanding changes to the agreement.

Lugo earns coach of the year accolades for rookie achievements

PHARR — Stephanie Lugo knows softball. She began playing the game when she was 5. She found a love for the game and learned what...

Ex-officer’s arrest highlights case against assistant chief

EDINBURG — An officer’s recent arrest once again shined a light on an investigation here against an assistant police chief accused of misusing the...

UTRGV folklorico program founder honored by past and present students

Francisco Muñoz III was ushered into a side entrance of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Performing Arts Center on Tuesday night by...

Garden View: Start planning your fall vegetable garden

We are halfway through summer and the hotter the days get the less I want to work in my yard. While you may not...

Women We Love: Promotora Dora Proa recalls years of service and community growth

Editor’s Note: In observance of Women’s History Month, The Monitor is recognizing local women who inspire us. This is the sixth of eight profiles...

Exclusive: In emotional reunion, mother greets Edinburg teen wrongfully detained for over 3 weeks

McALLEN — As soon as Sanjuana Galicia spotted her son at the McAllen bus station in the wee hours of Wednesday morning, she raced...

Secretary of State: Palmview mayor not properly elected, creates vacancy

Palmview Mayor Ricardo “Rick” Villarreal, who was sworn into office last week, was not elected properly, according to a spokesman from the Texas Secretary...