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October, 2016

Encontrado un cuerpo cerca de Redford, se cree que es de un inmigrante guatemalteco

October 27th, 2016

Por ROSARIO SALGADO HALPERN

rosario@bigbendnow.com

REDFORD – Agentes de la Patrulla Fronteriza que iban a caballo encontraron el cuerpo de un hombre, que se cree que es un inmigrante guatemalteco. El cuerpo fue encontrado a unas 18 millas al este de Redford el martes por la mañana, según informó Joel Núñez, ayudante jefe del sheriff del Condado …

Dude of the Dead y Texas Dark Skies Festival este fin de semana

October 27th, 2016

PRESIDIO — Presidio albergará el festival anual Texas Dark Skies y el festival de música Dude of the Dead este fin de semana de Halloween.

El ciclo lunar es favorable, particularmente para cielos oscuros durante el Festival Texas Dark Skies de este año. El festival del 28 de octubre tendrá lugar justo antes de la fase …

Más centroamericanos que mexicanos están siendo detenidos en la frontera

October 27th, 2016

Por CAMERON DODD

cameron@bigbendnow.com

PRESIDIO — El Departamento de Seguridad Interior (DHS) de los EE.UU. dijo que ha detenido a más emigrantes centroamericanos que mexicanos por segunda vez en tres años, desde el así llamado “aumento fronterizo” del 2014. Además, ha aumentado el número de niños no acompañados y grupos familiares en los que un padre …

Llega un inmigrante nuevo a los Estados Unidos

October 27th, 2016

Por ROBERT HALPERN

robert@bigbendnow.com

(foto de ROBERT HALPERN)Rosario Salgado Halpern, coproprietaria del periódico Presidio International, con Christian Alexander, un inmigrante guatemalteco de cinco meses de edad.

EL PASO – Ese es Christian Alexander, de cinco meses de edad, acunado en los brazos de Rosario en un vuelo entre El Paso y Dallas; es uno de los …

Dude of the Dead incluirá una subasta silenciosa de arte hecho por estudiantes

October 27th, 2016

PRESIDIO — Se podrá comprar arte con temática del Día de los Muertos creado por los estudiantes de la Escuela de Enseñanza Secundaria de Presidio durante una subasta silenciosa que tendrá lugar este fin de semana durante el festival Dude of the Dead.

Las obras de arte de los estudiantes locales estarán expuestas en Presidio Trading …

Man charged in Alpine Post Office fire case

October 27th, 2016

Karl Henry Peterson

ALPINE — A suspected arsonist has been arrested and charged in relation to the October 20 fire at the Alpine Post Office.

Federal authorities arrested Alpine resident Karl Henry Peterson on Tuesday, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Texas. Peterson was charged with one count …

Body of Guatemalan immigrant found near Redford

October 27th, 2016

By ROSARIO SALGADO HALPERN

rosario@bigbendnow.com

REDFORD – The body of a Guatemalan immigrant was found by Border Patrol agents on horseback about 18 miles east of Redford on Tuesday morning, according to Presidio County Chief Deputy Sheriff Joel Nuñez.

Identification on the body listed the name of Francisco Francisco, and he is believed to be 23 or 24 …

Hospital district appoints new director, approves new Presidio office

Hospital district appoints new director, approves new Presidio office

October 27th, 2016

(staff photo by CAMERON DODD)Presidio nurse practitioner Robert Rice takes the oath of office administered by Big Bend Regional Hospital District board president Lisa Taylor. Also pictured is Esther Howard.

By CAMERON DODD

cameron@bigbendnow.com

PRESIDIO — Presidio County Health Services Nurse practitioner Robert Rice was appointed and sworn in as the newest member of the Big …

High turnout in Texas, local early voting

October 27th, 2016

By CAMERON DODD

cameron@bigbendnow.com

FAR WEST TEXAS — Early voting started Monday with high turnouts around the Big Bend area surpassing that of the 2012 general election.

Voter turnout for the first day of early voting has broken records across Texas. Presidio, Brewster and Jeff Davis counties are no exception.

In Brewster County, 458 people turned out to …

Alpine police: boyfriend now suspect in missing woman case (updated story)

Alpine police: boyfriend now suspect in missing woman case (updated story)

October 27th, 2016

(staff photo by JOHN DANIEL GARCIA)Missing Alpine woman Zuzu Verk’s father Glenn, center, urged Zuzu’s boyfriend, Robert, to cooperate with authorities at a Friday morning press conference. Glenn was joined by the missing woman’s mother Lori, left, and brother Miles, right.

By JOHN DANIEL GARCIA

johndaniel@bigbendnow.com

ALPINE – Alpine police on Wednesday changed the status of Robert …

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