Laredo

Billions to be invested in border wall in Laredo, TX

LAREDO, TX – Two construction contracts valued at nearly half a billion dollars have been awarded to build 40 new…

Laredo and Nuevo Laredo seek to minimize the impact of the pandemic

LAREDO – The mayors of Laredo, TX and Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, stressed that the region’s economy depends on international trade…

Laredo loses US$20 million in revenue

LAREDO, TX – Laredo has lost at least US$20 million due to the fall in tax revenue from sales taxes…

Laredo falls to the 4th busiest U.S. port

LAREDO – Laredo became the busiest port of entry for trade in the U.S in 2019. But the coronavirus pandemic…

Aeromar announces CDMX-Laredo flight

LAREDO, TX – The Mexican airline Aeromar, officially announced the start of its direct non-stop flights between the airport of…

Trump signs permit for second rail bridge in Laredo

LAREDO, TX – Just five months after submitting their application, Kansas City Southern’s presidential permit for a second international railroad…

Laredo employment recovers in June

LAREDO – Unemployment in Laredo bounced back substantially in June, dropping to 10.1% from 14.1% in May, according to data…

Port to Plains to be built in Laredo, TX

LAREDO – The federal government authorized the “Port to Plains” project, which will boost trade and the economy of the…

Mission to open massive Texas avocado center

OXNARD – Mission Produce, Inc. the world’s most advanced avocado network, announced it has broken ground on a mega distribution…

Laredo to open border crossings in June

LAREDO – In the coming weeks, U.S. land customs with Mexico and Canada could be opened, Homeland Security (DHS) officials…

Border officials call for reopening of U.S.-Mexico border to tourists

LAREDO – Laredo and other Texas border officials are urging the Department of Homeland Security to open up U.S.-Mexico land…

Laredo is ready to restore a secure supply chain

LAREDO – If the deficit of 38% in daily operations in international trade is maintained, with the figures as of…

Laredo begins economic recovery with high hotel occupancy

LAREDO – During March and April of this year, hotel occupancy in Laredo remained at an average of 41.9%, surpassing…

A New Train Line in Laredo is on the Way

LAREDO – Representatives from the U.S., Mexico, and Canada announced Kansas City Southern will be building a new rail line…

RGV companies going solar

LAREDO – Laredo and the Rio Grande Valley represent rapidly ex- panding markets for solar energy. The Solar Ener- gy…