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Archives for November 2012

TAMIU LBV Planetarium Adds Holiday Feature, Show Times

Courtesy Steve Harmon, (Laredo, Tx)- The Texas A&M International University Lamar Bruni Vergara has an early present for its visitors – a new show, the return of some older holiday shows and Wednesday and Thursday showings during December.             The new holiday shows run through Friday, Dec. 21.             The newest feature at the Planetarium is

Nixon High School “Junior Achievement-in-a-Day” Event

Courtesy Roberto Treviño, (Laredo, Tx)-In association with Junior Achievement (JA), over 40 students from Nixon High School will volunteer for the day today to teach students at Ryan Elementary  School the JA curriculum. The students will teach the basics of economics, financial literacy and entrepreneurship during the Ryan Elementary JA-in-a-Day event.

LISD extends high schools’ library hours

Courtesy Roberto Treviño, (Laredo, Tx)- Laredo Independent School District Library and Media Services Department recently extended library hours at all three of its comprehensive high schools.  In an ongoing effort to raise student achievement, the district has extended library hours to allow students the opportunity to read, focus on assignments, work on projects, do research, and

CBP Announces Six New Centers of Excellence and Expertise

Courtesy U.S. Customs and Border Protection,  WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Deputy Commissioner David V. Aguilar announced today the expansion of the Centers of Excellence and Expertise (CEE), which will create six new centers in 2013 for the Agriculture & Prepared Products; Apparel, Footwear & Textiles; Base Metals; Consumer Products & Mass

“Saddle up that Horse and Help Raise Funds for the United South High School Cheerleaders!!!

Courtesy Veronica Cantu,  The United South High School Cheerleaders are sponsoring a trail ride Saturday, December 8, 2012.  The trail ride begins at United South High School and ends eight miles at Mangana Hein Road .  Registration is at 8:00 a.m. and the ride-out will begin at 9:00 a.m.   Entry free is only $20 and the Coggins’

CBP Officers at Laredo Port of Entry Detect 27 Violations of Immigration Law over Busy Thanksgiving Weekend

Courtesy U.S. Customs and Border Protection,  LAREDO, TEXAS – Faced with a steady onslaught of Black Friday and Thanksgiving weekend traffic, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers maintained their vigilance and uncovered more than 27 alleged violations of immigration law over a 72-hour period.  One of the more notable cases occurred on Saturday, Nov.

Daily Service from Monterrey, MX to Laredo, Texas on Aeromexico

Courtesy  Timothy A. Franciscus-Timm, (Laredo, Tx)-The City of Laredo and the Laredo International Airport are proud to announce that Aeromexico Airlines will begin daily service from Laredo, Texas to Monterrey, Mexico beginning December 14, 2012.  The aircraft used for this daily service will be the Embraer 145, Regional Jet with a capacity of 50 passengers.  This

TAMIU Sets Service Learning Expo Tuesday

Courtesy Steve Harmon, (Laredo, Tx)-Students and faculty at Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) will have an opportunity to learn about the University’s commitment to service learning at the first “Service Learning Expo,” scheduled Tuesday, Nov. 27 from 10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. in the Student Center Ballroom.             Dr. Marcela Uribe, TAMIU program director, service learning


Courtesy Larry Sanchez,  (Laredo, Tx)-Webb County Commissioner Pct. 4,  Jaime A. Canales will be holding  a press conference Wednesday, November 21 in support of Dunamis Ministries church and Senior Pastor Adria L.  Acevedo’s “Ven Por Un Juguete” project.   During the conference, Commissioner Canales and his office staff will be distributing 5,000 toy vouchers.  Every year,

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