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BEARING WITNESS: Illustration closes series by paying tribute to COVID-19 victims

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BY FRANCISCO GUAJARDO José Alaniz created the final Bearing Witness column, featuring portraits of four people we’ve lost during the pandemic of 2020-21. A close friend...

Museum reflects on impact of series honoring Valley lives lost to COVID

There have been 2,629 deaths related to COVID-19 in Hidalgo County since the pandemic struck the region nearly a year ago. But with near-daily...

BEARING WITNESS: Cartoonist sketches comic strip for uncle who died due to COVID-19

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Editor's note: This comic strip by author and cartoonist José Alaniz, Ph.D. — a 1986 graduate of Edinburg High School now residing in Seattle, and who...

BEARING WITNESS: Father’s death is family’s fifth loss to COVID-19

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Jessica Prieto’s father, Perfecto Salas, was her fifth family member to die of COVID-19, when he simply couldn’t fight it anymore, and succumbed to...

BEARING WITNESS: A family gatherer, Alicia Ortiz’s death leaves family with void

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BY FRANCISCO GUAJARDO The day Alicia Ortiz died on July 16, 2020, all of a sudden the Dallas Cowboys didn’t seem to matter quite so...

BEARING WITNESS: Victims of COVID-19, Treviños leave behind grieving family and church

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BY FRANCISCO GUAJARDO Graciela and Tomás Treviño were the epitome of a love story. Cynthia Martínez, the first of Graciela and Tomás’ children and the person...

BEARING WITNESS: Family: Laughs, love filled couple’s final moments before dad died

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BY FRANCISCO GUAJARDO Enrique “Henry” Maldonado was born in Edinburg, raised in San Carlos, and sometime in 1969 met Margaret Gonzalez at a dance in...

BEARING WITNESS: Family already-reeling from grandfather’s death loses mother to COVID

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BY FRANCISCO GUAJARDO Rio Grande City native Heidi Saenz died on Aug. 3, 2020, unexpectedly taken by COVID-19. She took her last breath at the...

BEARING WITNESS: Granddaughter of musician who died from COVID-19 cautions public

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BY FRANCISCO GUAJARDO Eighteen-year-old Hope Guerrero from Weslaco wanted to tell her grandfather’s story, so she emailed the Museum of South Texas History. “My grandfather died...

BEARING WITNESS: Friend honors memory of farmworker, musician, jack of all trades

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Editor’s note: After John Garza of McAllen read several Bearing Witness articles in The Monitor, he decided to write about his dear friend Pedro...