40 busloads of Nuevo León citizens cross border for Covid vaccine in US

08/20/2021

Source: Mexico News Daily

The governor-elect of Nuevo León and his influencer wife were among 800 residents of the northern border state who crossed into the United States aboard 40 buses on Wednesday to be vaccinated against Covid-19.

Accompanied by federal and state security forces, three fleets of buses departed Monterrey on a staggered schedule Wednesday morning to travel about 300 kilometers to the border city of Laredo, Texas, where governor-elect Samuel García, his wife Mariana Rodríguez and employees of companies such as pharmacy chain Farmacias del Ahorro, PepsiCo, building materials firm Cemex and budget airline Viva Aerobus were given shots.

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Strengthening Ties: Tamaulipas governor-elect Cabeza de Vaca talks trucks, border

06/15/2016 The Monitor

mexicous.jpgMISSION — After a breakfast meeting between local mayors and Tamaulipas governor-elect Francisco Garcia Cabeza de Vaca at the Anzalduas International Bridge, Rio Grande Valley leaders hope to keep improving relations with Mexico.

Cabeza de Vaca graduated from Memorial High School in McAllen and Houston Baptist University and speaks fluent English. McAllen Mayor Jim Darling is excited and optimistic about Cabeza de Vaca’s strong ties to McAllen and the Valley.

“It’s very rewarding to me personally,” Darling said about Cabeza de Vaca, who he called a friend, becoming governor. Not only was it rewarding to Darling because of their relationship, but because of Cabeza de Vaca’s familiarity with the border and the Valley.

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