October 21, 2019

Cruel, cruel Summer: 8 of the hottest cities in the US

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The United States is home to a surprisingly diverse set of climates. From the mountains to the desert to the coast, each part of America comes with its own unique climate zone. Some of those climates are quite lovely, but some of them tend to be…well, hot as heck. If you’re looking to warm your […]

San Antonio’s NuStar reportedly stops Venezuela’s oil company from using Caribbean terminal

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By Rye Druzin From My San Antonio NuStar Energy, which operates storage terminals like this one in Corpus Christi, is stopping Venezuela’s state-owned oil company PDVSA from using its terminals, according to a Reuters report. Missed payments are forcing San Antonio-based NuStar Energy to stop Venezuela’s state-run oil company PDVSA from using its Statia oil […]

Caribbean immigrants among Texans grappling with flooding

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From NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Aug. 28, 2017:Caribbean born nationals who call Texas home are among those grappling with the after effects of Hurricane Harvey which brought catastrophic flooding to Houston and neighboring areas Sunday. At least five deaths and more than a dozen injuries have been reported in the aftermath of […]

Hurricane Harvey’s real story begins: 40 inches of rain to bring catastrophic flooding to southeast Texas

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By Jon Erdman From The Weather Channel Story Highlights Harvey made landfall near Rockport, Texas with winds of 130 mph at 10 pm CDT. Harvey is now a Category 1 hurricane with 80 mph. Harvey will soon stall or meander for several days, leading to a threat of catastrophic flooding in parts of Texas. Dangerous […]

Texas State Aquarium sees record attendance with the opening of Caribbean Journey

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  Corpus Christi, Texas, June 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS –  The Texas State Aquarium’s Caribbean Journey is proving to be a big hit with  guests. The Aquarium has welcomed over 50,000 guests since opening on May 13, including over 13,000 during Memorial Day weekend. Guest attendance since Caribbean Journey’s opening is […]

Caribbean Journey exhibit

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Aquarium makes progress on Caribbean Journey exhibit By Natalia E Contreras , Corpus Christi From Caller Times The Texas State Aquarium hosted a media tour Wednesday of the progress made on the Caribbean Journey exhibit. The Caribbean Journey is a $56 million expansion that is expected to open in May 2017. “We are about 85 […]

Judge tosses bid to remove plaintiffs lawyers in GM litigation

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By Amanda Bronstad, From New York Law Journal A federal judge struck down a bid to remove lead plaintiffs attorneys in the GM ignition switch litigation, saying the request smacked of “Monday morning quarterbacking.” Southern District Judge Jesse Furman on Wednesday found that a motion filed by attorney Lance Cooper to eject attorneys leading the […]

Iglesia collections stashed in Cayman Islands?

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By TJ Burgonio From Inquirer.net Philippine Daily Inquirer IGLESIA ni Cristo (INC) members in the United States were asked to bring $100 bills for their offerings, a former head of the church’s foreign mission said as he confirmed receiving reports about INC leaders skimming cash off collections as early as 2011. Allegations that collections from […]

Texas State Aquarium announces $50 million expansion

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By Krista M. Torralva From Caller Times Corpus Christie CORPUS CHRISTI – Experiencing the clear waters of the Caribbean will become a lot easier in Corpus Christi — so easy, a cruise ship isn’t necessary. Texas State Aquarium officials announced Wednesday that the aquarium will nearly double its size adding a $50 million exhibit called […]