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March, 2020

  • 30 March

    Trump Extends Social Distancing Order Until April 30

    -Editorial President Donald Trump extended restrictive social distancing guidelines through April 30, bowing to public-health experts who presented him with even more dire projections for the expanding coronavirus pandemic. “Nothing would be worse than declaring victory before the victory has been won,” Trump said at a press briefing after suggesting that …

  • 27 March

    Death of 25-year-old shows how COVID-19 can impact anyone

    -Editorial The death of a 25-year-old pharmacy technician from novel coronavirus has health officials warning the community that COVID-19 can be deadly for all and not just those who are elderly. The body of the pharmacy technician was found March 25 in a La Quinta residence, said Dr. Cameron Kaiser, …

  • 26 March

    US Senate Approves Stimulus Package to Help Economy During Coronavirus Crisis

    -Editorial A $2 trillion stimulus package that would provide help for families, businesses and health care workers on the front lines of the coronavirus outbreak passed in the Senate late Wednesday night by a vote of 96-0. Most single Americans will receive a direct payment of $1,200 if they make …

  • 20 March

    U.S. and Mexico Agree On Border Restrictions Due to COVID-19

    -Editorial U.S. officials announced new restrictions on the Southern border Friday as they try to halt the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the closure of the U.S.-Mexican border on Friday, noting that it was decided in collaboration with the Mexican government. Trump said …

  • 19 March

    Mexico Suggests the U.S. Not to Paralyze Economic Activity Due to COVID-19

    -Editorial While the stock markets in Latin America continue to drop this week, amid the uncertainty generated in the world economy by the new Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), there is also uncertainty in the Mexico-United States border region about a possible US Port of Entry closure due to the pandemic. The …

  • 19 March

    EL CENTRO ANNOUNCES EMERGENCY DECLARATION

    El Centro, CA. –  On Tuesday, March 17, 2020, the El Centro City Council declared a state of local emergency within the City, effective immediately in response to the coronavirus epidemic. The purpose of the state of emergency is to give the City Manager, as the Director of Emergency Services, …

  • 17 March

    Two first Coronavirus cases are officially confirmed in Baja California

    By: Fidel Gastelum, Reporter The Baja California government, through the state public health department, announced the first two confirmed cases of Coronavirus (CoVid-19), after carrying out the pertinent laboratory tests, in relation to two people residing in Mexicali, who traveled to the state of Washington, in the United States, weeks …

  • 16 March

    Testing starts for 1st Possible Coronavirus Vaccine in the US

    -Editorial Scientists gave the first shots in the first test of an experimental Coronavirus vaccine leading off a worldwide search for protection even as the pandemic surges. Amid the fears and actions taken by local and state governments to prevent the spread of this virus, a vaccine might be closer …

  • 11 March

    The economic cost of “One Day Without Women” strike in Mexico reached 43.5 billion pesos

    By: Dr. Alejandro Diaz-Bautista, Economist, (Ph.D.) The economic value of unpaid work in domestic work and care of women represents 23.5% of the country’s GDP. According to INEGI data in the “Satellite Account of the Unpaid Work of Households in Mexico, 2018”, which provides information on the economic valuation of …

  • 11 March

    Two Coronavirus Cases Have Been Confirmed in Imperial Valley

    -Editorial El Centro Regional Medical Center (ECRMC) announced today that they have received confirmation from the San Diego Public Health Department that two individuals have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. One individual is a current patient at ECRMC, and the other is quarantined in their home. The samples were …

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