Tag Archives: Rio Grande Valley
Out of Sight, Out of Water: The U.S. and Mexico Have Only Just Begun to Grapple with the Aquifers They Share
Shallow Waters Shallow Waters is a nine-part series on border water and climate change. Part 4 Out of Sight, Out of Water: The U.S. and Mexico Have Only Just Be...Read More
Shallow Waters Shallow Waters is a nine-part series on border water and climate change. Part 2 The Texas-Mexico Border Wall Comes with a Dangerous, Costly Side ...Read More
After some ranchers complained, the state’s agriculture commissioner halted 16 pesticide operations in South Texas that were allegedly misapplying a poison.
Remember when Sid Miller suggested that the entire “Muslim world” should be nuked? How about when he brought back deep fryers and sugary drinks to school ca...Read More
Border Patrol’s Efforts to Inform the Public About Trump’s Wall Are ‘Careless’ and ‘Inadequate,’ Advocates Say
Environmental and human rights groups say the agency should send notices in Spanish and hold at least three public forums in the Rio Grande Valley.
More than 40 conservation and human rights groups are calling for increased public participation as the Trump administration moves forward with its plan to buil...Read More
On the Road With Beto: Is O’Rourke’s Personality-Driven Campaign Reaching the Right Voters? The next several months will be an experiment at break-neck spee...Read More
Texas’ recent plan for allocating $5 billion in federal disaster recovery grants neglects the poorest people harmed by Hurricane Harvey, activists say.
Early in his career, David Hall came to see the Rio Grande Valley’s most impoverished communities as an important prism for viewing Texas’ civil rights stru...Read More
As of late Tuesday, Alex Dominguez held a 13-point lead over state Representative René Oliveira with nearly all votes counted.
State Representative René Oliveira, who first won his Brownsville-area statehouse seat in 1981, has been run off the electoral road by one-term Cameron County ...Read More
You won't find it on a highway map, but a 250-year-old village on the Rio Grande is internationally famous among birders. Will it survive Trump's wall?
Swan Song You won’t find it on a highway map, but a 250-year-old village on the Rio Grande is internationally famous among birders. Will it survive Trump&...Read More