EDITORIAL: Lucky

Some people already are starting to go stir-crazy under the restrictions being imposed on public activity — and it’s likely to get worse before...

COMMENTARY: Positive changes at Palm Valley Animal Center

BY KEELY LEWISThe future for the homeless companion animals of Hidalgo County has never looked brighter. The large influx coming through the gates at...

COMMENTARY: Brexit limbo: Complex economic linkages don’t vanish overnight

The recent Parliamentary vote on a proposed Brexit deal resulted in a decisive “no” to Prime Minister Theresa May’s path for the United Kingdom...

COMMENTARY: Lessons from suing police

During my 45-year career as a civil rights attorney, I sued hundreds of police, sheriff deputies and other officers around Texas, as well as...

LETTERS: Edinburg’s infrastructure held up during recent storms,

Edinburg’s infrastructure held up during recent stormsI would like to commend the city of Edinburg for its efforts in the downtown area near UTRGV...

EDITORIAL: UTRGV programs will incorporate local history into curricula

Even young students often voice a pride in their culture, their home and their neighborhoods. And yet educators have long complained that it’s hard...

COMMENTARY: Keep the faith in the fight against COVID-19

By Thursday, reporters began to have that look in their eyes. The one that speaks less to fatigue and more to utter exhaustion, as the stress of the times began to fill their already-bloodshot eyes. I’ve seen it before during hurricanes, floods and other natural disasters; except now it’s as if a catastrophic storm is hitting us every single day. Despite it all, we remain in good spirits, laughing and in love with our work, serious about our duty and dedicated to informing the public. It was just a matter of time before those smiles belied something currently residing in all of us: concern. Regardless of our years of experience, COVID-19’s impact on our way of life is something we’ve never seen before. And I’m sure you, our readers, feel the same way. Granted, there have been horrific scenes and tragedies that left voids within us all, not to mention the national emergencies that put everyone on high alert and reminded us of our vulnerability. But this is different. Read the full story at themonitor.com

LETTERS: Patriotism and protests; Teachers’ union funds questioned

Patriotism and protests Call me old. Call me nostalgic. Call me a lot of things, but you can’t call me someone who doesn’t want his country...

COMMENTARY: Some rules of civility for the Trump era

BY ALEXANDRA PETRI“Now, it is well-known,” Sir Walter Scott observed, “that a man may with more impunity be guilty of an actual breach either...

COMMENTARY: Liberals get ‘woke’ that families at the border get separated

BY RUBEN NAVARRETTE JR.In the words attributed to the great Panamanian boxer Roberto Duran: “No mas!” I can’t take it anymore.Even as a Mexican-American...