Get Tested! HIV in the RGV.
In 2020, the Center for Disease Control released data showing that overall HIV rates in the United States had gone down by 6%, but for Latinx people, in particular, rates increased by 14%. And while in the state of Texas, rates have usually been higher in San Antonio, Dallas, and Houston, the Rio Grande Valley follows right after.
Get out the Vote 2022: How To Register To Vote and Eligibility
Do you want to vote but don’t know how? Read through our guide to learn how to register and what requirements you need to meet to vote.
COMMENTARY: ON THE SHOULDERS OF GIANTS
Juan Trey Mendez III is setting precedence. The Brownsville mayor currently faces criticism from the community for his recent distorted bully pulpit methods against local activist Rebekah (Bekah) Hinojosa, but the question remains, was this personal?
Overworked and underpaid
As Texas opted out of receiving benefits for federal unemployed workers, wage shortages and job openings continue to cause uncertainty.
The Fight Against SB 8
Abortions were difficult to obtain in the Rio Grande Valley, now it will be even harder but not impossible.