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October, 2023

  • 26 October

    Biden Requests $310 Million for Border Sewage Treatment Repair

    -Editorial President Joe Biden has included a crucial $310 million allocation in his emergency supplemental funding request to rehabilitate and expand the South Bay International Wastewater Treatment Plant. This initiative addresses the pressing issue of cross-border wastewater pollution in the Tijuana River Valley, a matter of great concern. Last month, …

  • 23 October

    San Diego Regional Chamber Returns with Positive Results After Mexico City Trip

    -Editorial A group of nearly 90 business and community leaders from San Diego and Baja California, including Mayor Todd Gloria and San Diego County Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Nora Vargas, traveled to Mexico City to champion U.S.-Mexico relations and advance issues critical to the success of the binational business community. …

  • 13 October

    Binational Fight Against Breast Cancer Unites Calexico and Mexicali

    -Editorial The cities of Calexico and Mexicali have created a powerful movement aimed at raising awareness about breast cancer. Through shared efforts, these neighboring cities are determined to spread hope, joy, and knowledge. Cancer affects everyone including children. That is the case of Lydia Felix, 20, of Calexico who suffered …

  • 6 October

    San Diego Chamber of Commerce Leads Binational Delegation to Advocate for Regional Priorities in Mexico City

    -Editorial A contingent of nearly 90 prominent figures from the business and community sectors in San Diego and Baja California, featuring Mayor Todd Gloria and San Diego County Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Nora Vargas, are embarking on a mission to Mexico City. Their goal is to bolster U.S.-Mexico relations and …

September, 2023

  • 17 September

    Marachi Festival Returns to Calexico, Supporting Students’ Higher Education Dreams

    -Editorial After a few years of absence, Calexico’s signature event returned in full force, not only to unite the Imperial Valley community but also to support students in pursuing their educational aspirations. It was a day for families to come together and for kids to enjoy themselves. SDSU Imperial Valley, …

  • 12 September

    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 …

June, 2023

May, 2023

  • 30 May

    Baja California Forges Partnerships with Silicon Valley

    -Editorial                                                                                                                    In an effort to foster collaboration and promote innovative projects, representatives from innovation centers, technology companies, and educational institutions convened in Silicon Valley on May 25 and 26. The gathering aimed to establish alliances with key players, explore private capital funds, and engage with technology giants and artificial intelligence …

  • 22 May

    Imperial County District Attorney Participates in a Binational Meeting

    -Editorial In a historic first meeting, the District Attorneys from Mexico and the United States met to discuss collaboration so that justice can be served on both sides of the border.   On May 16, 2023, the San Diego County District Attorney San Diego, Summer Stephen hosted a historic meeting bringing …

  • 12 May

    Flowing Across Borders: Navigating Binational Water Disputes between Mexico and the US

    Special contribution by: Flor de Jazmin Fierro Silva, Ph.D. Candidate in Public Administration, Master’s Degree in Corporate Law, and Specialist in Business and Constitutional Law, in collaboration with Terry Ahtziry Cardenas Banda, Corporate Attorney, Internationalist, Law Professor, Social Activist, and Philanthropist. The Growing Significance of Water Resources and Binational Cooperation …