LETTERS: Promote Census

The city of Brownsville could be doing much more to encourage its residents to fill out their 2020 Census forms. The census information is...

LETTERS: Colorful history

The moon glows upon the Rio Grande Valley, gifting us her female energy and her blessing. Her reflection is a beautiful still life on...

EDITORIAL: Reload: Failure of SpaceX prototype part of development process

The failure of SpaceX Starship SN1 prototype on Friday was a setback for a project that already behind schedule, but we don’t join the...

LETTERS: Pelosi Blasted

Thank you, Nancy Pelosi! The next time I visit the Kennedy Center in New York City, I’ll send you a thank-you note. Of course, I...

District’s ‘No’ votes a disservice to students, taxpayers

The Point Isabel School Board did a great disservice to the district’s students, teachers, families and all taxpayers, when they rejected consideration of Chapter...

LETTERS: Abortion ban not supported

I believe concerned citizens must speak out whenever government is used to impose an ideology on the people, especially those who are most vulnerable....

What about ICE centers?

Advocates for those with no voice have been pressuring governors and other officials to reduce prison and jail populations, which has already resulted in...

LETTERS: Bill relief requested

Without a doubt, a significant percentage of our population will be facing hard times, owing to the COVID-19 virus and related emergency requirements imposed...

LETTERS: Conservatism created crisis

First: “A hoax!” Lately: “I felt it was a pandemic long before it was called a pandemic.” President Trump and rightwing media accused Democrats of...

LETTERS: They’re not hoarders

In response to This is in response to “Stockpiled,” your editorial printed March 31. Do you know what a hoarder is? A hoarder is...

LETTERS: Tejano heroes undercounted

Texas history has long forgotten the Tejanos who fought with Gen. Sam Houston’s Texas army against Gen. Santa Anna’s Mexican army on April 21, 1836...

LETTERS: Where are city leaders?

For the first time we have had to deal with something fatal called the coronavirus. Where are the seven city commissioners whom we elect into...

Conservatives: Prove position

I believe that all conservatives and Republicans should return their unemployment insurance benefit checks to the U.S. Department of Labor because most of them...

LETTERS: Broadband for everyone

I’ve lived my entire life in the Rio Grande Valley. I was born and raised in Brownsville, graduated from Brownsville High School, attended college...

LETTERS: Nonchalant distancing

The new provisions and sanctions for global health safety should pose as a tactical individual standard, but for the multitudes the destructive power of...

LETTERS: Rescue bill pork-filled

I sent this letter to some of our U.S. representatives: Subject: $2.2 trillion ... rescue bill passed the week of March 23, 2020 —...

LETTERS: Advocate for children

April was National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and CASA of Cameron-Willacy is raising awareness of the need for more dedicated members of the community...

COVID rules exaggerated

From the president to our local officials, everybody is concerned about this pandemic. The recommendations they have imposed on the citizens, like isolation and...

Facilities need help

As a social work student, I was shocked when I learned about the reality of assisted living facilities in the state of Texas. The...

Watching Rio Grande LNG

As a native and current resident of the valley, I’ve been closely following the Rio Grande LNG project with great interest.The proposed multi-billion dollar...

LETTERS: Government needs reform

Speaker Nancy Pelosi has allowed the House to function much as a dysfunctional union. If she decides she doesn’t like an issue or action,...

LETTERS: Let’s keep kids home

I am glad children are not going back to school. We need more testing. If they send kids back to school or back to work,...

LETTERS: Is this what you wanted?

More and more reports are coming in that show the Chinese government (communists) suppressed free speech and shut off the internet to their citizens....

LETTERS: Criticism for conservatives

Something I find to be very disappointing about many political “conservatives” in 2020 is something that award-winning journalist Jane Mayer emphasizes with countless examples...