Daily Archives: September 12, 2023

MANA de Imperial Valley Announces 2023 Las Primeras Honorees

-Editorial This week, MANA de Imperial Valley unveiled the recipients of the 2023 Las Primeras awards. The MANA Board of Directors has chosen Dr. Guillermina “Gina” Nuñez-Mchiri, Diahna Garcia-Ruiz, and Hortencia Armendariz for their exceptional advocacy work, trailblazing efforts, and community service. These honorees will be celebrated at MANA’s Annual …

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Imperial Valley College Honors the Fallen of 9/11

-Editorial Imperial Valley College held its annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony, coordinated by the IVC Associated Student Government, at 8:40 a.m. on Monday at the flagpole in front of the main administration building on Aten Road in Imperial. The ceremony began with a flyover by a Reach helicopter at the time that the first plane struck …

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Prolific Human Smuggler Extradited from Mexico to the United States

-Editorial Extensive coordination and cooperation efforts between U.S. and Mexican law enforcement authorities culminated in the extradition of a human smuggler, who allegedly operated in Mexicali on the U.S.-Mexico border for several years as part of an international human smuggling conspiracy. In March, Ofelia Hernandez-Salas, 61, was arrested in Mexico …

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