TAMIU Offers Oil and Gas Industry English Language Course

  Courtesy Steve Harmon, (Laredo, Tx)-Texas A&M International University’s (TAMIU) International Language Institute (ILI) is offering English language workshops for the Oil and Gas Industry starting Wednesday, Jan. 28.  These workshops, designed for anyone interested in learning the technical language used in the oil and gas industry, will be offered on Wednesdays from January 28 through April 8 from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. and on Saturdays from February 7to May 2  from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m Mariana Barberena, U.S.-México relations coordinator for the Office of Global Initiatives /Bi-National Center, said the class is open to those who already know English, ...

CBP Officers at South Texas Ports Facilitate Significant Amounts of Passenger, Commercial Traffic, Trade Imports in FY 2014

Courtesy U.S. Customs and Border Protection,     SOUTH TEXAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at eight South Texas ports of entry upheld CBP’s border security mission while facilitating significant volumes of passenger, commercial traffic and trade imports during Fiscal Year 2014. Fiscal Year 2014 began October 1, 2013 and ended Sept. 30, 2014.      “Our CBP officers at South Texas ports of entry kept our country secure while facilitating a record $162 billion in trade imports during Fiscal Year 2014,” said Director, Field Operations David P. Higgerson, Laredo Field Office. “The increased use of trusted traveler and trader programs like ...

Sheriff Martin Cuellar Swears in New Deputies for 2015

Courtesy Brenda Medina, Laredo, TX (Webb County) – Four new deputies joined the ranks at the Webb County Sheriff’s Office, as the agency focuses on a number of new tactics to better protect the community. Family and friends gathered earlier this month for the deputizing of Noe Gonzalez, Michael T. Juarez, Luis A. Martinez, and Gilberto Morales. To ensure they were fit for the job, prior to going through an intense four month training at the academy, the new deputies had to pass two rounds of physical training,both within the Sheriff’s Office and at the academy. The graduates are now well equipped with ...


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[26 Jan 2015 | Comments Off | ]
TAMIU Offers Oil and Gas  Industry English Language Course

  Courtesy Steve Harmon,
(Laredo, Tx)-Texas A&M International University’s (TAMIU) International Language Institute (ILI) is offering English language workshops for the Oil and Gas Industry starting Wednesday, Jan. 28. 
These workshops, designed for anyone interested in learning the technical language used in the oil and gas industry, will be offered on Wednesdays from January 28 through April 8 from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. and on Saturdays from February 7to May 2  from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m
Mariana Barberena, U.S.-México relations coordinator for the Office of Global Initiatives /Bi-National Center, said …

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[25 Jan 2015 | Comments Off | ]
CBP Officers at South Texas Ports Facilitate Significant Amounts of Passenger, Commercial Traffic, Trade Imports in FY 2014

Courtesy U.S. Customs and Border Protection,

 
 
SOUTH TEXAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at eight South Texas ports of entry upheld CBP’s border security mission while facilitating significant volumes of passenger, commercial traffic and trade imports during Fiscal Year 2014. Fiscal Year 2014 began October 1, 2013 and ended Sept. 30, 2014.     
“Our CBP officers at South Texas ports of entry kept our country secure while facilitating a record $162 billion in trade imports during Fiscal Year 2014,” said Director, Field Operations David P. Higgerson, Laredo Field Office. …

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Sheriff Martin Cuellar Swears in New Deputies for 2015

Courtesy Brenda Medina,

Laredo, TX (Webb County) – Four new deputies joined the ranks at the Webb County Sheriff’s Office, as the agency focuses on a number of new tactics to better protect the community.
Family and friends gathered earlier this month for the deputizing of Noe Gonzalez, Michael T. Juarez, Luis A. Martinez, and Gilberto Morales. To ensure they were fit for the job, prior to going through an intense four month training at the academy, the new deputies had to pass two rounds of physical training,both within the Sheriff’s Office …

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Laredo Heat Announce Tryout Dates for 2015 Season

 
Courtesy Vanessa Guajardo,

Invitational Sessions Set for Early March
Laredo, TX: The 2014 Premier Development League (PDL) Mid-South Runner-Up Laredo Heat Soccer Club announced their Invitational Tryouts Dates today for their upcoming 11th Season in the United Soccer Leagues.
The tryout sessions will be held at the Texas A&M International University Soccer Complex in Laredo, TX and will take place on Saturday, March 7th and Sunday, March 8, 2015.
The tryouts are open to interested players 17 years of age or older (born on or after January 1, 1998). All participants under the age …

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[23 Jan 2015 | Comments Off | ]
The Commander’s Reception Held at The L.E.A.

Courtesy Laredo Energy Arena,
Laredo, TX – The Laredo Energy Arena and Doctor’s Hospital of Laredo were proud sponsors of the 118th Commander’s Reception at the LEA. Bringing together all representatives for the official ribbon cutting ceremony, the perfect atmosphere for everyone to mingle, celebrate and kick off one of Laredo’s long standing traditions.