News Category: interview-subject

John Valls, a Laredo veteran with a life that could be a movie, passes away at 95

Nov. 12, 2020

This story first appeared on LMTonline.com and in the Laredo Morning Times. An excerpt can be viewed below. To read the full story click here.

John Valls, a beloved Laredoan and war hero, passed away on Friday at age 95 due to congestive heart failure.

On Veteran’s Day, we honor Latino soldiers like Richard Brito

Nov. 11, 2020

This story first appeared on ProjectPulso.orgAn excerpt can be viewed below. To read the full story click here.

From 6th grade, Richard Brito knew who he wanted to be. He remembers being asked at his Brownsville, Texas, Catholic prep school, St. Joseph’s Academy, what he wanted to do when he grew up. He wrote down “Army captain.”

Irma Nicolas, 88, Spanish Language Media Pioneer, Dies At Home In San Antonio

Oct. 27, 2020

This story first appeared on the Texas Standard. An excerpt can be viewed below. To read or listen to the full story click here.

Irma Alicia Cortez Nicolas, who formed a media empire with her husband Emilio Nicolas, has died, according to a family publicist. She was 88.