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Archives for November 2009

CBP Officers Detect Asian Citrus Psyllid in Coriander Shipment in Pharr ; Shipment Refused Entry

  Courtesy Richard Pauza,  Pharr , Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Agriculture Specialists at the Hidalgo/Pharr Port of Entry recently refused entry to a 12,348-pound shipment of coriander after discovering a pest that is a known vector for citrus greening disease, also known as Huanglongbing.  A CBP officer at Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge

Bucks Host Ice Rays Today

Courtesy Bryan Benway, LAREDO, TX- The Laredo Bucks of the Central Hockey League look to get back in the win column today when they host the Corpus Christi Ice Rays at the Laredo Entertainment Center. The first 1,000 fans to enter the LEC will receive a FREE CHL-TV Magnet, with a code to receive a

Jesus “Chuy” Dominguez for 111th District Court Judge Sticker Party

Jesus “Chuy” Dominguez Candidate for 111th District Court Judge held a sticker party this Saturday November 28, 2009 at Los Presidentes Reception Hall in South Laredo.   Dominguez was accompanied by supporters who helped organize the event that consisted of music, softdrinks, games for the kids, and free chicken plates served with rice and beans.  The

CBP Officers, Agriculture Specialists in South Texas Seize Large Amounts of Narcotics, Currency, Fake Documents, Prohibited Items in FY 2009

Courtesy Richard Pauza,  Laredo, TX – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers and agriculture specialists at eight South Texas ports of entry seized a significant amount of narcotics, currency, false documents, and uncovered numerous immigration and agricultural violations during fiscal year 2009. Fiscal Year 2009 began October 1, 2008 and ended Sept. 30, 2009.

Sheriff’s Department Scholarship Presentation

Laredo, Texas (Webb County) – On Tuesday, November 17, 2009, Sheriff Martin Cuellar announced that the Sheriffs’ Association of Texas awarded a $500 scholarship for the fall 2009 semester to Jessica V. Cuellar.   This award is the Motorola Scholarship provided by the Motorola Foundation and managed by the Sheriff’s Association of Texas.  Representatives from Motorola,

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