Holiday massacre sees 1,000 Radio Shacks close across US

HARLINGEN — Quietly over the Memorial Day holiday, troubled electronics retailer Radio Shack shut down more than 1,000 stores, including perhaps a dozen in...

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...

McAllen, border economies vary with wages, housing market

Despite McAllen’s economy narrowing late last year, it has avoided declining wages that have plagued Texas border economies, according to a study from the...

BRIEFCASE: Connie Hernandez marks 15 years with New York Life

Concepcion S. “Connie” Hernandez, a New York Life agent based in Edinburg, is marking her 15th anniversary with the firm.In 2003, Hernandez took a...

Pharr bridge expects some diverted Laredo traffic

PHARR — The Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge is one of several border crossings that are handling diverted truck traffic from Laredo’s bustling World Trade Bridge...

As Trump moves to renegotiate NAFTA, MEDC exec predicts changes to country of origin...

McALLEN — Mangoes, onions, limes and avocados were loaded and unloaded onto truck after truck Thursday at the McAllen Produce Terminal Market just hours...

Trump notifies Congress of intent to renegotiate NAFTA

As expected, President Donald Trump this morning notified Congress of his intent to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement -- a 20-year-old pact...

Shrimpers hoping for relief from worker shortage

BROWNSVILLE — Rio Grande Valley shrimpers, faced with a crippling shortage of foreign workers due to Congress’ failure to renew the H-2B Returning Worker...

LEED-certified steel mill at Port of Brownsville would supply auto industry

The Port of Brownsville is closer than it’s ever been to finally landing a steel mill, something it’s been pursuing for decades.The Port of...