Diana Eva Maldonado

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Diana Eva Maldonado is the Digital Editor for the Brownsville Herald, Valley Morning Star and Coastal Current. She can be reached at dmaldonado@valleystar.com or (956) 421-9872 or (956) 982-6618.

Los Fresnos High School graduation set for Saturday

The Los Fresnos High School Class of 2020 will assemble one final time for commencement exercises at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Leo Aguilar Memorial...

Remembrance: Veterans hold silent march despite cancellation

When the city decided to cancel its annual silent march to honor veterans and the nation’s fallen soldiers this Memorial Day, one Rio Grande...

Rio Hondo man charged in death of teen; police ID victim

A 20-year-old Rio Hondo man is charged with murder in the death of a 15-year-old Harlingen girl whose body was left on the side...

Bishop says Catholic churches in the Valley will reopen Monday

Bishop Daniel E. Flores, of the Catholic Diocese of Brownsville, announced Friday that Catholic churches across the Rio Grande Valley will reopen on Monday,...

Firework shows to return to SPI

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Residents and visitors of this coastal city will be able to celebrate Memorial Day weekend with scenic views and an...

Viral aid: HEDC picks nine small businesses for hardship loans

HARLINGEN — The Harlingen Economic Development Corp. has issued its first loans to nine businesses hurt by the COVID-19 shutdown. The Harlingen Economic Loan Program...

FBI says Texas naval base shooting is ‘terrorism-related’

By LOLITA C. BALDOR and MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press A shooting at a Texas naval air station that wounded a sailor and left the gunman...

Port Isabel police warn public of check scam

PORT ISABEL — Authorities are warning the public about a recent check scam. According to a post from the department’s Facebook page, authorities have been...

Brewer relaunches Texas classic Pearl beer

The Pearl Brewing Company announced this week the relaunch of the iconic beer. The brand’s rebirth is rooted in San Antonio’s history and released again...

Local nurse cares for COVID-19 patients in New York City

Raul Silva, a Brownsville native, is one of the thousands of nurses who are tirelessly working to save lives in New York City as...