Monday Dec 2
Former Mexican governor, who once sought the presidency, charged in Texas
Federal prosecutors in Brownsville have unsealed an indictment charging Tomas Yarrington Ruvalcaba, a longtime border politician who served as governor of the Mexican state of Tamaulipas and once sought his party's nomination for president, with racketeering.
Case Of Wine Sells For Record $476,280
A case of 1978 RomanA©e-Conti Grand Cru sold for $476,280 on Saturday, setting a record for RomanA©e-Conti and making it one of the most expensive cases ever sold at auction.
Citizens Challenge Media Silence on Matamoros War
Three gun-battles in one day left at least 13 dead in Mexican border city of Matamoros on November 2, Tamaulipas state authorities acknowledged.
The bloody American conflict didn't reduce demand for southern cotton at textile mills in places like England, France, and even New England.
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Cartel violence flares in Matamoros
"Mijo, it's about time that someone got a pair of pants and spoke about what is really going on," Maria Hernandez, a healthcare provider in Brownsville who has relatives in Matamoros and fears for their safety, said via telephone Monday.