Master Performers @ TAMIU Features Guzman  Tonight
Apr08

Master Performers @ TAMIU Features Guzman Tonight

Special to the Laredo Sun Master performer and pianist Christopher Guzman will perform a varied program at the upcoming Texas A&M International University (TAMIU)  Master Performers @ TAMIUWednesday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the TAMIU Center for the Fine and Performing Arts Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public and is sponsored by the Fernando A Salinas Charitable Trust, TAMIU Residential Life and the National...

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Bobcat Catches Shark Off Florida Beach
Apr08
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Blind Woman Raising Funds So Poor Students With Vision Loss Can Get Canes, Live Independently
Apr06

Blind Woman Raising Funds So Poor Students With Vision Loss Can Get Canes, Live Independently

The Huffington Post A woman is working to help blind students in Indonesia gain more autonomy. Amber Shuping, a blind 29-year-old from Raleigh, North Carolina, began writing to her braille pen pal, Muhammad Arifin, about a year and a half ago. Shuping learned that Arifin is a teacher at The Makassar School for the Blind in Indonesia and that his school, which teaches blind adult students, lacked some important resources. Amber...

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Delaware Family Seriously Ill After Possible Pesticide Poisoning At Caribbean Resort
Apr06

Delaware Family Seriously Ill After Possible Pesticide Poisoning At Caribbean Resort

ABC News WPVI An entire Delaware family fell seriously ill while on a Caribbean vacation, and a dangerous chemical allegedly used at their hotel may be to blame. What happened: In March, school administrator Steve Esmond, his wife Dr. Theresa Devine and their two teenage sons may have been exposed to the pesticide methyl bromide at the Sirenusa Resort on St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands, according to a report on ABC station...

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CBP, ICE HSI Report $1.2 Billion In Counterfeit Seizures In 2014
Apr06

CBP, ICE HSI Report $1.2 Billion In Counterfeit Seizures In 2014

Special to the Laredo Sun WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) today announced the fiscal year 2014 results of an aggressive enforcement program to protect the United States from counterfeit and pirated goods. CBP and HSI are the components within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) responsible for the enforcement of intellectual...

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Rep. Cuellar Announces Affiliation Agreement Between TAMIU And AFAZ
Apr06

Rep. Cuellar Announces Affiliation Agreement Between TAMIU And AFAZ

Special to the Laredo Sun LAREDO, Texas – Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28) has announced an agreement between Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) and the Assembly of Friends of Azerbaijan (AFAZ), an educational and cultural organization which aims to build bridges between the United States and the Republic of Azerbaijan, located at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe. The affiliation agreement signed today...

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