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Relevant news concerning the region belonging to California and Baja California’s border.
Noticias relevantes relacionadas a la región perteneciente a la frontera de California y Baja California.

February, 2018

  • 19 February

    The economy of Baja California and Mexico grew in the last year

    By: Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economist (PhD) Against all odds, Mexico’s economy has growth in the first year of Trump. One year after Trump took office, NAFTA remains in place. When Trump won the election a year ago, the Mexican peso fell by approximately 11%. A year later, the Mexican economy is …

  • 18 February

    Remembering Carlos E. Figari

    By: Katie Beth Luna, City of Brawley, CA Chamber of Commerce Director Fighting for the underdog, helping the little guy and going above and beyond was the only way Carlos E. Figari knew how to do his job as the Director of the Small Business Development Center in Imperial Valley …

  • 15 February


    -Editorial With three weeks in his new role, in an interview with Beyond Borders Gazette, the current president of Canacintra Mexicali, Eugenio Lagarde, shared his opinion in relation to the statement released by Coparmex after spreading in a press conference that only 9.4% of entrepreneurs in the state of Baja …

  • 4 February

    PIMSA and Imperial County sign Economic Development Agreement

    -Editorial It is known that a strong binational relationship can bring economic prosperity to a region. Imperial County and Mexicali are divided by a fence but share a common history with each other for more than 100 years. Most recently, PIMSA Industrial Developers from Mexicali reached out to the Imperial …

  • 2 February

    First Imperial Credit Union Sees Growth in Calexico

      -Editorial It was a day for celebration for First Imperial Credit Union as they broke ground for their newest branch in Calexico. Joined by city, county, and Calexico Chamber of Commerce representatives and members of the credit union broke ground to officially commence the construction of their new building. …

January, 2018

  • 26 January

    José Eugenio Lagarde Amaya takes oath as new President of CANACINTRA Mexicali

    Members choose José Eugenio Lagarde Amaya as the new President of the Mexicali National Chamber of Transformation Industry (CANACINTRA) at their 73rd Annual Ordinary Assembly held yesterday in the facilities of the business organization. The members of the Chamber met at 6:00 o’clock in the afternoon to celebrate the Annual …

  • 24 January


    The community is invited to a physiotherapy congress the coming February 8, 9 and 10. Mexicali B.C. on January 23, 2018.- With the purpose of promoting Mexicali as a cutting-edge city in Medical Tourism and training in this sector, the “First International Congress of Physiotherapy” will be held in the …

  • 21 January

    Baja California Celebrates its 66th Anniversary

    -Editorial Governor Francisco Vega de Lamadrid exhorted the population to continue working hand in hand with their authorities at the official ceremony of the 66th anniversary of the state of Baja California, highlighting that in Baja California all together we must continue to build the state of opportunities we want, …

  • 20 January

    Altruistic doctor in Mexicali consults patients for only $100 pesos ($5.50USD)

    -Editorial Over time, medical services in the border cities are increasingly costly and unreachable for the low-income population. For those who don’t have access to health insurance on the north or south side of the border, it is expensive and almost unaffordable to receive quality medical care. There are excellent …

  • 20 January

    Rises in electrical rates lower competitiveness in Baja California and the northern border

    By: Dr. Alejandro Diaz-Bautista, Economist (PhD). The rise in energy inputs affects the maquila and the industry. “Some effects of the rise in energy inputs are the closure of companies, loss of jobs, low competitiveness and raised prices of goods and services,” said Dr. Alejandro Díaz Bautista, economist, national researcher …