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Weslaco

(wĕs`lĭkō), city (1990 pop. 21,877), Hidalgo co., extreme S Tex., in the irrigated region of the lower Rio Grande valley; inc. 1921. Cotton, citrus, and vegetables are grown, and there are fruit- and vegetable-processing companies as well as other agriculture-related industries. Sheet metal, corrugated containers, metal cans, and work pants are manufactured. The city's name was derived from the initials of the W. E. Stewart Land Company, which promoted the townsite in 1917. Weslaco is in a popular winter resort area and is linked to Mexico by an international bridge. An agricultural research center of Texas A&M Univ. is there.
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She was reportedly found near Weslaco, Texas, and was being held in police custody until further notice.
The latest death at a CBP facility came Monday morning, when a 16-year-old migrant who had previously been detained at the McAllen facility was found dead in his cell in Weslaco, Texas. The migrant, Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez, had been diagnosed with an influenza A infection one day prior, prompting Border Patrol agents to isolate him from other detained migrants, a CBP official told reporters this week.
Dakota Kyle Rigsby, 19, Palmyra, Virginia; Shingo Alexander Douglass, 25, San Diego, California; Ngoc T Truong Huynh, 25, Oakville, Connecticut; Noe Hernandez, 26, from Weslaco, Texas; Victor Ganzon Sibayan, 23, Chula Vista, California; Xavier Alec Martin, 24, Halethorpe, Maryland; Gary Leo Rehm Jr., 37, Elyria, Ohio.
Navy on Monday identified the dead sailors as: Dakota Kyle Rigsby, 19, from Palmyra, Virginia; Shingo Alexander Douglass, 25, from San Diego, California; Ngoc T Truong Huynh, 25, from Oakville, Connecticut; Noe Hernandez, 26, from Weslaco, Texas; Carlos Victor Ganzon Sibayan, 23, from Chula Vista, California; Xavier Alec Martin, 24, from Halethorpe, Maryland; and Gary Leo Rehm Jr., 37, from Elyria, Ohio.
Sheriff Evangelidis said he saw 200 to 300 immigrant children and adults at the processing center in Weslaco, Texas, one of the largest on the border.
The 4 lines were developed at the Department of Biological Sciences, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas where they were sent as seed to the USDA-ARS Subtropical Research Unit, Weslaco, Texas where they were evaluated in BAW feeding bioassays.
In 2009 and 2010 field trials in Weslaco, Texas, applications of F52 reduced the number of psyllid eggs and nymphs (an immature stage) by 45-67 percent, rates comparable to those for the insecticide abamectin (63 percent).
Crop Quality and Fruit Insects Research Unit, in Weslaco, Texas. Dr.
Migrant Health Promotion (MHP): Based in Weslaco, Texas, MHP provides technical assistance and training to health centers to plan, implement, expand, and evaluate Camp Health Aide (Promotores de Salud) programs.
Arrangements by Hawkins Funeral Home in Weslaco, Texas.