• U.S. Flag Flies Over New Cuban Embassy

    Aug 14, 2015
    Today, the U.S. flag was raised over the newly established U.S. embassy here. Secretary of State John Kerry attended the ceremony heralding further diplomatic engagement with Cuba. The flag-raising follows a similar event in Washington, DC last month, where the Cuban flag now flies over their corresponding embassy.
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  • USA Rice Briefs Grand Prairie Region Rice Farmers on Export Opportunities and Challenges

    Aug 07, 2015
    This week USA Rice’s Marvin Lehrer was the principal speaker at the annual RiceTec appreciation dinner held here at the Grand Prairie Center. Nearly ninety local rice farmers attended the event to hear about the opportunities and challenges in moving rice to the key nearby markets of Mexico, Cuba, Central America, and Colombia.
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