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HSI shares more than $800,000 with Webb County Sheriff’s Office for critical assistance in drug smuggling investigation

 Courtesy Nina Pruneda, LAREDO , Texas — The Webb County Sheriff’s Office was presented with a check for more than $800,000 Thursday from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).   Jan ice Ayala, HSI Assistant Director of Domestic Operations from Washington , D.C. , and Jerry Robinette , special agent in charge

City of Laredo Health Department Kicks Off Border Binational Health Week

Courtesy Xochitl Mora, Laredo, TX— The City of Laredo’s Health Department (CLHD), in collaboration with the Secretaria de Salud de Nuevo Laredo, Juridiccion Sanitaria No. V, United States Mexico Border Healthy Commission and the Texas Department of State Health Services will commemorate Border Binational Health Week (BBHW) October 1, 2012 through Saturday October 6, 2012.

Laredo Students to Learn it Does Pay to Recycle

Courtesy Xochitl Mora, Borderplex contest winners receive prizes, pizza party, good feeling they helped Laredo environment  Laredo, TX— The 20th Annual Borderplex Directory Recycling Contest will once again pit local schools against each other in a friendly competition to see who can collect the most outdated phone books.  Three winners will receive cash prizes, totaling

UISD to Host Second Annual “Let’s Move for Scholars 5K Run/Walk

(Laredo, Tx)-The United Independent School District is preparing for its Second Annual “Let’s Move for Scholars 5K Run/Walk”.  The event will be held on Saturday, January 12, 2013 at the Johnson Student Activity Complex.  Last years event was a huge success which raised over $24,000 for scholarhips with over 900 participants.  UISD invites the public

Photo Recap: Mayor Salinas Congratulates Staff of Red Lobster for Recent Achievement

Courtesy Xochitl Mora, Last Friday, Mayor Raul G. Salinas recognized Raul Gonzalez, of the local Red Lobster Restaurant, and his staff  for receiving this year’s National Joelee Award. The industry recognition is awarded to the top 5% of performing establishments in the Nation based on a wide spectrum of criteria including customer satisfaction. Mr. Gonzalez,

Dollar N’ Party Plus Opens on Zapata Hwy.

(Laredo, Tx)-Dollar N’ Party Plus has opened its doors in South Laredo fully stocked with items priced at only $1.  With a wide inventory that includes toys, housewares, paper products, school supplies, tools, hygeine products, greeting cards, helium balloons and much more,  Dollar N’ Party Plus is ready to be in your new one stop destination

Council Member Espinoza Wants Laredoans to Embrace the Night

Courtesy Xochitl Mora, 5th Annual National Night Out scheduled for community  (Laredo, TX)—Unfamiliar faces.  Suspicious activities.  Strange vehicles.    These are all clues to possibly criminal activity in your neighborhood.  But, how do you know who doesn’t belong or who is doing something they shouldn’t be doing?  If you aren’t familiar with who your neighbors are,

ICE Arrests Close to 30 Individuals Allegedly Involved in a South Texas Alien Smuggling Ring

Courtesy U.S. Customs and Border Protection, SAN ANTONIO — A total of 28 individuals were arrested on Tuesday of which 12 were federally charged with alien transportation and harboring announced U.S. Attorney Robert Pitman, Western District of Texas and U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magdison, Southern District of Texas. This case is being investigated by U.S. Immigration

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