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October, 2020

  • 28 October


    The closure of the border between Mexico and the United States for non-essential travel has paused the economic exchange between the neighboring cities that make up this region Mexicali, B.C.- The synergy between Mexico and the United States, generated by the commercial relationship of the Cali-Baja mega region, has suffered …

  • 19 October

    Mexicali and Border Authorities Coordinate Border Security

    -Editorial In order to strengthen security along the border, Mexicali Mayor Marina Del Pilar Avila Olmeda, in conjunction with border authorities, met with representatives of Custom and Border Protection. During the meeting that took place at Mount Signal on the American side, a simulation of the binational operations carried out …

  • 16 October

    Border Travel Restrictions Will Continue Through November

    -Editorial Due to the continuing spread of COVID-19, Mexico asked the United States to extend the border restrictions for one more month, the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Relations announced on Oct. 16. “After reviewing the development of the spread of COVID19 and given that many areas have returned to the …

  • 1 October

    Imperial Valley Commerce Awaits for Border To Be Open Again

    -Editorial It has been a tough eight months for border communities along the U.S.-Mexico border as border restrictions have caused a loss in sales tax revenue to cities that depend on the Mexican shoppers that come and spend their money in the United States. The United States and Mexico agreed …

September, 2020

  • 19 September

    Binational Partners Unite to Protect Field Workers During Pandemic

    -Editorial  The COVID-19 pandemic does not recognize any border barrier and working as a binational region will be the only way to stop the spread locally.  Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia and Baja California Senator Alejandra Leon Gastelum announced at a press conference held in Calexico, a binational project called the “Healthy …

  • 17 September

    Border Travel Restrictions to Continue in October

    -Editorial Due to the continuing spread of COVID-19, Mexico asked the United States to extend the border restrictions for one more month, the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Relations announced on September 17. “After reviewing the development of the spread of COVID19, Mexico proposed to the United States the extension, for …

  • 16 September

    Mexicali and Imperial County Sign Collaboration Agreement

    -Editorial Mexicali and Imperial County signed an agreement that will mark the beginning of cooperation between both entities moving forward. Chairman of the Board of Supervisors and District 2 Supervisor Luis A. Plancarte joined with Presidente Municipal de Mexicali, Baja California, Marina del Pilar Avila Olmeda, to sign a Memorandum …

  • 16 September

    Mexican Consulate in Calexico Celebrates Independence Day

    -Editorial The Cry of Independence was given the morning of September 15, at the Mexican Consulate in Calexico by Consul General Tarcisio Navarrete Montes de Oca. While the pandemic forced to cancel the traditional community event, the tradition was kept alive here in this border community. Calexico has celebrated Mexican …

  • 3 September


    • It is expected that the border infrastructure can be resumed normally by early December San Diego, CA.- The resumption of border crossings and the normalization of medical tourism in Baja California will be crucial for binational economic reactivation. This was indicated during the meeting of the Border Affairs Commission …

  • 1 September

    County Board of Supervisors Wants Clarification on Port of Entry Changes

    -Editorial The Imperial County Board of Supervisors sent a letter to Customs and Border Protection asking for clarification on the changes made that is causing longer border waits. In the afternoon of August 21, 2020, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection distributed a notice to inform stakeholders that they will …