Alerts BRH

Federal appeals court orders Texas to remove anti-migrant buoy barrier from Rio Grande

In a blow to Gov. Greg Abbott, a federal appeals court ordered Texas on Friday to remove the border buoys the state installed near Eagle Pass to block migrants.

Brownsville ISD is all business as it prepares for historic playoff game

At the request of Athletic Director and Head Coach JC Ramirez, it will be all business with no big pep rally leading up to Friday’s fourth-round playoff game between Corpus Christi Miller and Brownsville Veterans Memorial.

Gov. Greg Abbott visits Harlingen to announce $1.3B broadband investment

HARLINGEN — Gov. Greg Abbott visited Texas State Technical College here Thursday morning to announce an investment into the state’s broadband infrastructure.

Henry Kissinger, secretary of state under Presidents Nixon and Ford, dies at 100

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, the diplomat with the thick glasses and gravelly voice who dominated foreign policy as the United States extricated itself from Vietnam and broke down barriers with China, died Wednesday, his consulting firm said. He was 100.

Free concert focuses on traditional Latin American Christmas music

“Navidad Latinoamericana en Concierto” is a free concert bringing traditional Christmas music from all over the Latin world to Edinburg and Brownsville this weekend.

Cameron County DA’s Office, feds bust 2 in possession of Gulf Cartel cocaine

A Brownsville man and woman were arrested on Tuesday after the Cameron County District Attorney’s Office’s Special Investigation Unit discovered a total of 50 bundles of cocaine weighing in at over 134 pounds following an investigation.

US Rep. Gonzalez secures $1.2M grant for Brownsville’s StartUp Texas program

U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez announced $1.2 million in funding from the U.S. Economic Development Administration to accelerate technology entrepreneurship in the region.

Retired Brownsville prof, Cuban exile reflects on growing up in Puerto Rico

University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley Emeritus Professor of Literature and Culture Eduardo Del Rio recently published a book titled “CubaRican” about his experiences as a Cuban exile growing up in Puerto Rico, a familiar experience shared by Latinos who have moved from their native country.

Brownsville Lopez dancer reflects on performing in Macy’s parade

Jacqueline Silva reached one of her long-term goals when she danced in this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Brownsville shelter dogs find new homes via Border Patrol

Three dogs at the Brownsville animal shelter have found new homes with U.S. Border Patrol agents, an unintended consequence of the REAL Mission job shadowing program with the Brownsville Independent School District.