New NAFTA deal could go to Congress in the coming weeks

The Trump administration is on track to deliver an updated North American trade deal to Congress in the coming weeks as President Trump’s chief...

Pharr Bridge Business Park begins construction

PHARR — Construction of the 300,000-square-foot, $26.3 million Pharr Bridge Business Park got underway here Tuesday.The facilities will be used for dry goods distribution...

US economy adds flood of new jobs, but wage gains slow

WASHINGTON — Hiring surged last month as U.S. employers generated the most new jobs since mid-2016, the Labor Department said Friday, but wage growth...

FERC weighs safety matters as Coast Guard OKs ship channel for LNG use

The U.S. Coast Guard says the Brownsville Ship Channel is capable of handling ship traffic related to Rio Grande LNG and Texas LNG, two...

Irma may have destroyed half of Florida citrus: Impact on market, Texas isn’t known

HARLINGEN — Hurricane Irma’s raking of the state of Florida from bottom to top has had a serious impact on the state’s citrus industry.As...

First cruise study is positive; Analysis: SPI has attributes necessary to attract industry

A preliminary study from SPI Cruise Group, a consortium of cruise industry experts evaluating South Padre Island’s potential as a port of call, concludes...

Bankers visit Weslaco to preview major Senate bill

WESLACO — Two days before a major banking bill appears before the Senate, a group of independent bankers visited here to inform local colleagues...

Former educator realizes dream to open up a business as a franchisee

PHARR — After over 20 years in the classroom as a teacher and a coach, Jose Gonzalez decided it was time to make a...

Time constraints prompted resignations, former Edinburg EDC board members say

EDINBURG — Three former economic development board members said Wednesday they voluntarily left their positions due to time constraints.Julio Carranza, Isael Posadas and Noe...

Gonzalez, administration seeks NAFTA input from South Texas

McALLEN — U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez, D-McAllen, is asking stakeholders in South Texas to give input on the modernization of the North American Free...