Home » Archive

Articles Archive for 15 November 2011

FEATURED, MUNICIPAL UPDATES »

[15 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
New Southwest Border Intelligence Group to Meet in Laredo

 Courtesy Xochitl Mora,
(Laredo, TX )-Federal, state and local officials will hold a news conference on today, to discuss the work of Southwest Border State and Local
Intelligence Working Group, which contains representatives from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, sheriffs and police chiefs, High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area directors, and fusion center directors. 
Joining Undersecretary Wagner to discuss the work of the Southwest Border State and Local Intelligence Working Group will be federal, state and local officials, including: 

Louis Quijas, Assistant Secretary, for the Office for State & Local Law Enforcement, …

FEATURED, TAMIU News »

[15 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
TAMIU Schedules Student Fee Hearings Nov. 16, 17 and 21

Courtesy Steve Harmon,
  Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) officials are encouraging students to attend student feehearings to learn about proposed fee changes for the 2012-13 school year.
            Hearings are scheduled Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 5 p.m. and Thursday, Nov. 17 at 11 a.m. and Monday, Nov. 21 at 12 noon, all in the Student Center Rotunda.
            Proposed fees would include increases in compulsory fees like designated tuition, energy, health, student services and technology fees.
            If approved by The Texas A&M University System’s Board of Regents, changes would take effect Fall …

MUNICIPAL UPDATES »

[15 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

Courtesy Xochitl Mora,
(Laredo, Tx)_The Laredo Commission for Women is continuing their mission of representing Mayor Raul G. Salinas and the Laredo City Council in community-oriented service projects that directly benefit and impact the citizens throughout the year. 
 Today, the Laredo Commission for Women will be giving out a total of 200 Thanksgiving baskets from throughout Laredo from each district selected by each council member and mayor, all based on need.
 Event Chair Alicia Herrera, who has been spearheading this event for the last seven years knows that this is one of the …

MUNICIPAL UPDATES »

[15 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

Courtesy Xochitl Mora,
Laredo, TX—The World Health Organization (WHO) is celebrating World Diabetes Day to highlight the importance of prevention. If we act now we can prevent 4 million deaths each year due to diabetes. If not more than 10% of the world’s population will develop diabetes. In large part due to being overweight and less exercise. It is estimated that more than 346 million people worldwide have diabetes. This number is likely to more than double by 2030 without intervention. With the potential increase of diabetes so will diabetes related …