August, 2019

  • 17 August

    Santo Tomas Vendors Find a New Home

    By: Mario Conde They say it’s darkest before dawn and that it might be an example for many Santo Tomas merchants who found a new place to sell and start all over again. It’s been a difficult eight months for many of Santo Tomas merchants who lost everything in December …

  • 14 August

    “The USMCA would promote economic growth of North America in the coming years”: Díaz Bautista

    By: Dr. Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, economist (PhD). Trump’s next 5 months could reshape international trade in the coming years. The positive economic effects in favor of economic growth in North America in case of approving the USMCA are not generally known despite the fact that we are talking about a tariff …

  • 4 August

    The Mexicali-El Centro, California Relationship Has a Bright Future Ahead, Part II

    By: Mario Conde El Centro, California and Mexicali might be 30 miles away from each other but are intertwined by family, commerce, and culture so naturally making both cities enter into a sisterhood agreement was the next big step in their relationship. This became a reality on Sept. 25, 2015, …

July, 2019

  • 19 July

    Current Status of New River Improvement Efforts Highlighted in Public Meeting

    By: Mario Conde, Reporter As projects that are intended to improve the New River in Calexico, it’s progress remains to gain momentum thanks to the collaboration of municipal, county, and state agencies. A public meeting was held at the Calexico Women’s Improvement Club on July 11 to hear an update …

  • 7 July

    New Sentri Access to West Port of Entry Begins Monday

    -Editorial The Sentri users will experience changes due to the construction of new infrastructure that will help people have better access to the west port of entry in Mexicali. As of July 9, access to the Sentri lane in the Mexicali West Port of Entry will be through Colon Avenue, …

  • 4 July

    CETYS University and El Centro Regional Medical Center create English training for nurses

    Mexicali, BC, Mexico.- CETYS University announced on May 15th of the present year, a registered nurse training program to provide practicing nurses in Mexico an opportunity to practice nursing in California. This program is in conjunction with El Centro Regional Medical Center (ECRMC). The purpose of this program is to …

  • 2 July


    TIJUANA, B.C.- Tuesday, July 2, 2019.- On behalf of Baja Californians, the Governor of the State, Francisco Vega de Lamadrid, accompanied by his wife and President of DIF Baja California, Mrs. Brenda Ruacho de Vega, congratulated on Tuesday the American community and its government for the 243 Anniversary of the …

  • 1 July

    Calexico and Mexicali: A Relationship That Keeps On Giving, Part I

    By: Mario Conde, reporter Calexico and Mexicali were born at the same time and became the most unique border community in the world. From the name combination to the tight family and commercial relationship they have, both cities have brought the best out of each other for more than a …

May, 2019

  • 24 May

    United States Lifts Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

    By: Dr. Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economist (PhD) The United States removes steel and aluminum tariffs, so the road to the T-MEC or USMCA continues in 2019. The United States, Mexico and Canada agree to eliminate tariffs on steel and aluminum. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau celebrated the agreement and said that …

April, 2019