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REGIONAL

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.

May, 2018

  • 27 May

    Unfair Domestic Violence Laws in California

    -Editorial They say that behind every Domestic Violence case there’s always something hidden, or a true story. But in these type of cases how can a prosecutor know the truth, the real truth? Is the legal system prepared enough to find out the truth? Do they have the means or …

  • 26 May

    Reduction of taxes on the northern border would reduce tax collection in years of austerity

    By: Dr. Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economist (PhD) Reduction of taxes on the northern border would reduce tax collection in years of economic austerity and encourage tax evasion practices. It is impossible to reduce taxes in years of economic austerity. In 2013, the federal government raised 556,794 million pesos (mdp) for taxation. …

  • 25 May

    United States Vice-President, Mike Pence, visits the Imperial Valley

    By: Ellie Burgueño On Monday, April 30, the presidential plane landed at the naval base facility in El Centro, California, where the vice-president of the United States, Mike Pence, arrived. He visited the Imperial Valley for the second time. This happened after a visit to Southern California that started from …

  • 24 May

    Interview with Jesus Eduardo (Cachu) Escobar, Candidate for County Supervisor District 1

    Please, tell us about yourself: I was born in El Centro and raised in Calexico, CA. I attended local schools: Our Lady of Guadalupe Academy and Vincent Memorial High School. I graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of San …

  • 22 May

    2018’s Best Places for Summer Jobs

    With summer approaching and many young adults expected to look for short-term work in order to bridge their finances or grow their professional skills, the personal-finance website WalletHub took an in-depth look at 2018’s Best Places for Summer Jobs. To help job seekers find the best summer employment opportunities, WalletHub’s analysts …

  • 22 May

    Public Safety Summit Works Towards Binational Regional Collaboration

    -Editorial A group of Imperial County Firefighters rushed to contain a fire that started in a house kitchen having just a few minutes to prevent a bigger fire that would consume the property. This scenario is what firefighters go through as part of their preparation when they are in the …

  • 21 May

    Brawley Chamber of Commerce

    By: Katie Beth Luna, Brawley Chamber of Commerce Director. The Brawley Chamber of Commerce is a business association that was established in 1904 in Brawley, California. At the time of establishment, the Chamber of Commerce was a hub for business exchange and community interaction. Throughout the years our conceptual purpose …

  • 20 May

    The 27th Annual Mariachi Festival Celebrates Culture

    By: Mario Conde Mariachi Music has been the traditional music of Mexico for decades and its sound has worldwide recognition. So it’s no surprise that Calexico being a border city decided to capitalize on that tradition and have an annual event that brings the best mariachi bands around. Through its …

  • 18 May

    Dr. Martha Garcia was selected as the new IVC President

    -Editorial The publishing business has given us the opportunity to meet several amazing people, among those is Martha Garcia, who we met about two years ago. Dr. Garcia captivated us with her charming and friendly personality, ever since we met we became good friends, she’s certainly a bright, hard-working and …

  • 10 May

    It’s Urgent to Have a Decent Minimum Wage for Workers

    By: Dr. Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economist (PhD) In Mexico, a decent minimum wage for workers is urgently needed. All presidential candidates must support the proposal to increase minimum wage. Minimum Wage must reach 98.15 pesos and up to 100 pesos a day. Mexico’s general minimum wage is the lowest among the …

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