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7/28/2020

DHR Health responds to concerns about COVID-19 units

Posted 1:56 PM 7/29/2020 by Valerie Gonzalez

Nurses who temporarily worked at a Rio Grande Valley hospital shared images that led to public outcry in mid-June.

Allegations of a body left unattended for hours, limited bed capacity and under-staffing were addressed by the hospital in a binder shared with local officials on Friday.

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7/27/2020

Brief hunger strike at El Valle Detention Center protests long detention, conditions

Brief hunger strike at El Valle Detention Center protests long detention, conditions

Posted 7:43 PM 7/28/2020 by Valerie Gonzalez

WILLACY COUNTY — Missing soap, a lack of cleaning supplies and sick detainees pushed a group to protest July 20 in a hunger strike at El Valle Detention Facility.

The hunger strike was short-lived, but the women — from Mexico, Honduras and as far away as Ecuador — said (More)

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