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Should the Anzalduas International Bridge cater exclusively for cars and the Pharr International Bridge handle all truck traffic? Should Anzalduas take care of all southbound tracks and Pharr all northbound trucks? Pharr Mayor Popo Palacios (above) and Pharr City Manager Fred Sandoval say they are ready to discuss these and other suggestions.
Friday, Sept. 26 is a red letter day in the Rio Grande Valley for all those who wish to learn more about Mexico’s energy reforms. On that day Rice University professor and Energia.com editor and publisher George Baker (above) will speak at a Futuro McAllen breakfast event, which is being held at the Texas A&M Health Science Center in McAllen.
Friday, Sept. 26 is a red letter day in the Rio Grande Valley for all those who wish to learn more about Mexico’s energy reforms. On that day former Enron Mexico President Max Yzaguirre will give the keynote lunchtime speech at South Texas College’s Inno’ 2014 conference, which is being held at the technology campus in McAllen.
Most appropriately, since the week is full of Mexican Independence Day events, Asociacion de Empresarios Mexicanos-RGV is honoring Mexico’s consul in McAllen, Erasmo Martínez Martínez. Martínez will give an update on his consulate’s work in the region. The event takes place today at the Cimarron Club in Mission, starting at 12 noon.
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Perry invites Peña Nieto to visit Texas to discuss border security
Rick Perry sent a letter Wednesday to Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto regarding the Governor’s decision to deploy the Texas National Guard on the border.
Sandoval: Let's coordinate operations, share profits from international bridges
Cities in the Rio Grande Valley need to work together on a regional basis in order to prepare for a huge increase in international trade with Mexico, says Pharr City Manager Fred Sandoval.
Destaca Egidio Torre bondades de Tamaulipas
El gobernador del estado, Egidio Torre Cantú resalto frente al presidente de México, Enrique Peña Nieto y del secretario de Hacienda y Crédito Publico, Luis Videgaray, las bondades de esta entidad en materia de infraestructura, social y energética.
UNICEF visita albergue de niños migrantes en Reynosa
Integrantes de U.S. Fund for UNICEF realizaron una vista a las instalaciones del Centro de Atención a Menores Fronterizos (CAMEF) ubicado en esta ciudad fronteriza así como a la central de autobuses y sus alrededores con el objetivo de conocer algunos puntos relacionados con el fenómeno migratorio.
Cierran cuatro garitas aduanales en Tamualipas
El secretario de Hacienda y Crédito Publico, Luis Videgaray Caso confirmo en Reynosa que como parte de la eliminación gradual de garitas interiores, a partir de esta fecha dejaran de operar cuatro garitas aduanales ubicadas en esta entidad.
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