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Mexican National Guard member arrested by feds in Brownsville

Homeland Security Investigations special agents arrested a member of the Mexican National Guard on Saturday who was assigned to customs in Matamoros.

Brownsville attorney, Texas Southmost College trustee Ruben Herrera dies

Ruben Herrera, the Brownsville criminal defense attorney and Texas Southmost College trustee who championed TSC’s community college role, died over the weekend while on vacation in Madrid, Spain.

Mexican marines detain alleged leader of Gulf drug cartel, the gang that kidnapped, killed...

Mexican marines detained one of the top leaders of the Gulf drug cartel, the gang that kidnapped four Americans and killed two of them in March 2023.

San Benito chamber’s new leader aims for global stage

SAN BENITO — The Chamber of Commerce has a new leader aiming to help the city's businesses.

US Rep. Gonzalez demands action on cartel fuel theft

U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez, D-Brownsville, led a bipartisan letter in October to the U. S. Trade Representative, Ambassador Katherine Tai, urging quick and decisive action against the rising theft of imported U.S fuel and its illicit sale in Mexico.

CBP seizes 68 pounds of cocaine, $13K in cash at Brownsville bridge

The rubber bands gave her away.

A Venezuelan man and his pet squirrel made it to the US border. Now...

MATAMOROS (AP) — During the weeks it took Yeison and Niko to migrate from Venezuela toward the U.S., they navigated dangerous jungles and over a dead body. The two are so inseparable that Yeison sold his phone so both had enough bus money to continue their journey.

Mexican border city struggles to find space for migrants even with a new shelter

MATAMOROS — At a massive encampment near an international bridge along the U.S.-Mexico border, migrants from Honduras, Haiti, Venezuela and elsewhere have turned scraps of plastic, poster board and rope into makeshift homes.

San Benito working to draw high-tech manufacturer

SAN BENITO — The city’s Economic Development Corporation is teaming up with Matamoros officials to help a Mexican high-tech manufacturing company bring “many” good-paying, high-skilled jobs to town, an official said.

‘High risk’: Cameron, Hidalgo authorities urge Matamoros clinic patients to get tested

Of the 89 residents of Cameron and Hidalgo counties at high risk of having fungal meningitis, only nine have been admitted to the hospital to be tested for the potentially deadly disease.