Ruben Cantu

RubÈn Cant˙ has been a journalist since 1995. He is the managing editor of the Del Rio News-Herald. Contact him at

Popular wisdom states that the only constant is change, and the pandemic we are currently going through has proved old sayings remain true through the years, and defy the most advanced scholastic and scientific challenges.

First we were told that face masks were not effective to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus disease, then we went to they may or may not help, and now in some instances they are not only becoming the norm, but almost mandatory. Everything changed.

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