Mayor: Charro Days safe from border violence

Charro Days festivities are in full swing across Brownsville despite reports of violence in the neighboring City of Matamoros.

The International Parade between the two border cities is still schedule to take place on Saturday.Brownsville Mayor Pat Ahumada encourages area residents to continue celebrating the partnership between the two countries but to take caution when traveling to Mexico.

Ahumada told Action 4 News that events will be totally safe.