One end of a 40-meter-long tunnel used for an escape by inmates at a prison in Tamaulipas, Mexico, March 23, 2017. On March 17, suspected Mexican drug trafficker Juan Jose Esparragoza Monzon busted out of a prison in northwest Mexico, accompanied by four other men.
A newly constructed facility on the Reynosa side of the International Bridge here will allow for new goods to travel southbound into Mexico. Apples, peaches, steaks and other produce that before, could not cross southbound on the Pharr International Bridge, will now be able to because a new inspection facility exists, in which Pharr contributed $400,000, according to Bridge Director Luis Bazan.
McALLEN- South Texas College officials had many surprises awaiting them after spring break, including rumors of the college opening a campus in Reynosa and an invitation to a signing ceremony for an international partnership. STC President Shirley Reed clarified this week that what has been misconstrued by many as the college's efforts to expand across the border is actually a partnership that has been in the works for about a year with the Instituto Internacional de Estudios Superiores - International Institute for Superior Studies.
A woman explains her medical history to doctor Arber Nuhaj, right, Wednesday at St. Eugene De Mazenod Cahtolic Church as Missonary Doctors provided their services for free in Brownsville. For many years, doctors and nurses from the Valley Baptist Family Practice Residency in Harlingen have traveled the Rio Grande Valley to offer free medical services to the public.
Teacher is suspended after she forced a young pupil to wear a GAG then shared a picture online boasting that it was '100% effective' A primary teacher has been suspended after forcing a young boy to wear a gag in her class - and bragging that the punishment was '100 per cent effective'. Ahisury Flores Hernandez posted a photo of the schoolboy being gagged with adhesive tape while doing his homework in a classroom in Matamoros, Mexico.
A reputed JuA rez drug cartel boss known as "El Cabo" was among eight men killed Sunday in a battle between rival cartel factions in western Chihuahua. Cartel boss among 8 killed in Chihuahua violence A reputed JuA rez drug cartel boss known as "El Cabo" was among eight men killed Sunday in a battle between rival cartel factions in western Chihuahua.