EDITORIAL: Participate in a Ride of Silence tonight in the RGV; events in McAllen,...

The death of McAllen cyclist Melissa Robles, who was struck by a motorist on Feb. 19 in south McAllen, just weeks before her 33rd...

COMMENTARY: There is a 2-story solution to Middle East crisis

BY YOSSI KLEIN HALEVIThe seemingly endless war between Palestinians and Israelis isn’t only about substantive issues of borders and land and sovereignty. It is,...

COMMENTARY: It’s time to cure the stigma of mental health

BY DR. PRAKASH MASANDMay is Mental Health Month and the theme designated by the National Alliance on Mental Illness this year is “Cure Stigma.”...

COMMENTARY: Low-income families and children are under attack with Farm Bill

BY LAURA GUERRA-CARDUSAs children finish out the last few weeks of school and families make their plans for summer break, a problem looms on...

LETTERS: On gun control and pet safety

Gun control in AmericaIt’s clear to me that when the NRA and its antiquated theories of self defense are argued by proponents of unlimited...

COMMENTARY: This is the Rio Grande Valley that I know and love

BY EFREN C. OLIVARESWe don’t live in a warzone.You may have seen the latest report of the Department of Interior dispatching its Park Police...

COMMENTARY: Foster care and Texas teen pregnancy rates

BY MONICA FAULKNERThanks to a recent report, Texas is one of the first states to actually know how many youths in foster care are...

LETTERS: On being nice to mamma cows and protecting women

Cows are moms, tooAs I look forward to Mother’s Day and its cherished bond between mother and child, my mind wanders to dairy cows,...

COMMENTARY: Setting record straight on Cuellar as a strong supporter of DREAMers

BY OLYA VOYTOVICHOn May 6, The Monitor published an opinion column by Allyson Duarte, “Where is the help for DACA?” which completely misrepresents Congressman...

COMMENTARY: Sugar farmers don’t have a sweet deal, we need help

BY BRYCE WILDEThere is a saying that “if you love what you do, you will never work a day in your life.” While that...