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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (Feb. 1, 2017) —The Brownsville Economic Development Council (BEDC) announces the hiring of Patricia Guillermo to serve as the Director of Outbound Communications. Ms. Guillermo’s career includes decades of investigative reporting in broadcast news locally as well as internationally. Most recently Ms. Guillermo served as Communications Director in Washington, D.C. for now retired U.S. Congressman Ruben Hinojosa.


Event from the Board of Directors “The Urgent Need to Reshore Why America Must Rebuild Manufacturing Now”

The Board of Directors of the Brownsville Economic Development Council cordially invites you to a membership sponsored event

FRANCHISE FEVER: Restaurant chains are paying more attention to Brownsville

Brownsville is one of the best medium-market U.S. cities in which to open a restaurant in 2016, according to a recent report from “QSR Magazine,” which covers trends in the fastfood and fast-casual restaurant industry.

UTRGV Physics team in the spotlight since discovery

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s Center for Gravitational Wave Astronomy played an integral role in an historic scientific discoveryannounced just last month.

Nominations Sought for 30 Under 30 Program

First ever competition designed to recognize rising stars of Brownsville

Port of Brownsville posts another record year

The port handled 10.1 million tons of cargo for FY 2015

Port of Brownsville to export oil after U.S. lifts ban on crude oil exports

Centurion Terminals LLC broke ground on its Port of Brownsville terminal project in September anticipating that a 40-year U.S. ban on crude oil exports was about to be lifted.