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Celebrate the Rio Grande!

Every October for 18 years, U.S. and Mexican communities throughout the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo watershed celebrate Dia del Rio, a practice begun in Laredo by the Rio Grande International Study Center. In recent years, a professional 33-mile Riofest canoe and kayak race was … Continue reading

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Laredo’s Rio Grande Celebrations 2011

Rivers bring life to deserts and the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo inspire a significant celebration every October.  Adding to the historical “Dia del Rio” celebration this year, RioFest was the second annual bi-national kayaking race on the infamous river with two … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Rio Grande, Rio Bravo, Laredo’s RioFest, Rhythms on the Rio!

Rio Fest’s 2nd annual kayak races  are Saturday, Oct. 15th. Race organizers waived entry fees this year for Mexican paddlers in recognition of the turmoil they travel through to arrive at the safe zone that is the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo … Continue reading

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