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July, 2022

  • 22 July

    Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup and the geopolitics

    By: Mario Beltrán Mainero, Consul for Community and Political Affairs at the Consulate of Mexico in Calexico 2022 has been a turbulent year on the international stage. Russia’s aggression towards Ukraine shocked the entire world, as large territorial invasions of countries were thought to be a thing of the past. …

  • 11 July

    Travelers Will Help Boost the Tourism Economy to Pre Pandemic Levels

    -Editorial After almost two years of staying at home and not being able to travel or go out like before, people are now having an urge to travel like never before. The internet has baptized that urge as “Revenge Travel”. Revenge travel means catching up on your missed travel experiences …

June, 2022

  • 9 June

    Aspen Institute Names Imperial Valley College a Finalist for the 2023 Aspen Prize

    -Editorial The Aspen Institute named Imperial Valley College one of the ten finalists for the 2023 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence—the first time Imperial has been in this prestigious group. The $1 million Aspen Prize is the nation’s signature recognition of community colleges that are achieving high, improving, and …

  • 2 June

    Johnny Depp Wins Defamation Lawsuit Against Amber Heard

    -Editorial A disastrous relationship between two actors that took their marital drama to the court and public opinion ended in spectacular fashion. After hearing weeks of testimony — including hours from both Johnny Depp and Amber Heard themselves — the jury’s stunning decision found both defamation suits credible and awarded …

April, 2022

  • 30 April

    World Celebrates Children’s Day

    -Editorial In countries all over the world, Children are the key to the future and an important part of our present. That’s why today, in many parts of the world, Children’s Day is celebrated to acknowledge them and remind people they need protection. According to the World Health Administration, violence …

  • 28 April

    Stop Russia, Stand Up with Ukraine

    By: Terry Ahtziry Cardenas Banda, attorney, social activist, philanthropist and law professor. Between tears, uncertainty and pain, a human rights tragedy is being experienced, with unfounded justifications, lack of evidence and with the international community against them, the Russian Federation continues to attack the rule of law of the Ukrainian …

January, 2022

  • 1 January

    COVID Forced New Year’s Events to be Cancelled

    -Editorial Omicron has been the scrooge of the 2021 holidays as fear still lives around many people. The Bay Area and Southern California New Years’ Eve events were cancelled in order to discourage large gatherings amid the COVID-19 surge.  Spiking COVID-19 cases are causing a lot of event cancellations around …

December, 2021

  • 27 December

    U.S. Passport to Become More Expensive

    -Editorial Traveling will soon be a bit more expensive for people who need to apply for or renew their passports. Starting on Dec. 27, a US passport book fee will increase up by $20 for all customers.  “The increased fee is necessary to ensure we continue to produce one of …

  • 25 December

    More Diversity in Travel Industry is Being Sought

    -Editorial The U.S. Travel Association and Tourism Diversity Matters announce a new strategic partnership that will strengthen the association’s focus and support of the industry on issues related to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and provide greater access to Tourism Diversity Matters’ subject matter expertise, research, and resources. Tourism Diversity …

  • 12 December

    The King of Mexican Music, Vicente Fernandez, dies at 81

    -Editorial Vicente Fernández, the Mexican entertainer whose illustrious career as the “king of rancheras” spanned decades in music and film, has died. He was 81.  Fernández died in Guadalajara in his home state of Jalisco. He had been hospitalized for four months after a fall at his ranch. Fernández suffered …

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