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Businesswoman Elizabeth Aguilera Davis, left, and Laura Robles of the McAllen Chamber of Commerce at a recent meeting of Latina Hope. (Courtesy)

Latina Hope Encourages Women Entrepreneurs

The spark of an idea to start a business can come from anywhere. It can be an example someone has demonstrated in inspiring budding entrepreneurs to set off on their own, or turning a passion and love of a hobby into a business. The seed of a business may even come from a dream. Rosie Castillo dreamt of bright angels fluttering all around her, with one brighter than the others.…

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Shrimp and Sawdust: A Family Tradition

Gordon’s Bait & Tackle in Brownsville has gone through one expansion after another over the years, following a family tradition that has converted the…
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Building a Dream with Chocolate

After managing 16 school kitchens in North Texas as a nutritionist, Rio Grande Valley native Veronica Barrera-Cuellar returned home with a dream of attending…
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Promoting a Passion for Fitness

It started as “a hobby business,” a vehicle for a husband-and-wife…
Harlingen

Harlingen Farmers Market Expands in New Location

Market reopens in two days Workers are racing to complete a shade…
Harlingen

New Look for Western Wear

Sandy Pena’s love for downtown Weslaco runs deep and reaches back to…
Weslaco