February 27, 2013
Charros Day Parade 2013 CANCELLED due to Matamoros Violent Mob
Charro Day Parade and Festivities 2013 in the city of Brownsville Texas has been cancelled due to a terrorist threat received by the Border Patrol and ICE Agency that states Mexican Violence spilling over to the neighboring town of Brownsville, Texas. Tonnye Martines the City Commissioner has stated in the the Cameron County website that he is suspending the activities scheduled on February 28th due to the fact that BISD usually sends their young and teenager students to dance and march in the parade and he is looking out for their well being. Matamoros Mayor has denied any threats and is urging the residents of Brownsville and Matamoros to attend the festivities without any fear of Mob violence.