"Latest News," (Mexico) El Monitor Republicano, May 4, 1846, p. 4.
El Monitor Republicano (Mexico)
Brian Bockelman, Dickinson College
This text has been translated from the Spanish. Every effort has been made to preserve the content of the original while making it accessible to an English-speaking audience.
According to what we have been told by respectable sources, this morning important reports from Matamoros reached the government. Among these, the most significant news is that General Arista, at the head of our valiant and suffering veterans, had passed Rio Bravo and managed to position himself between the troops based in Santa Isabel Fort and the rest of the occupying army, without any kind of obstacle.