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November, 2020

  • 25 November

    Soccer legend Diego Maradona dies at 60

    -Editorial Football legend Diego Maradona has died after suffering a heart attack, according to his spokesman. The Argentinian legend, who led his country to a World Cup victory in 1986, underwent brain surgery to remove a blood clot earlier in November.  He was still involved in the game, coaching the …

  • 24 November

    Migrant Students in Imperial Valley Will Receive Books

    -Editorial Reading opens opportunities and expands the horizon of students and adults alike. That’s why the Mexican Consulate in Calexico, through the support of the government of Mexico, donated books in Spanish so that migrants students continue reading in their native language and improve their education.  With the participation of …

  • 24 November

    General Services administrator releases transition funds to Biden

    -Editorial After weeks of delay, the head of the General Services Administration informed President-elect Joe Biden on Monday that the official governmental transition process has been approved. GSA Administrator Emily Murphy said in a letter that Biden, whom she referred to as “the apparent president-elect,” is now able to get …

  • 23 November

    Woodrow Wilson and the Birth of American Propaganda

    -Editorial A new book reveals how the government used mass media to spread its message and control what people see and hear. Manipulating the Masses tells the story of an enduring threat to American democracy that arose out of World War I: the establishment of pervasive, systematic propaganda as an …

  • 23 November

    More Local Entity Grant Fund Recommendations Presented to IID Board

    -Editorial The Imperial Irrigation District Board of Directors discussed the next round of Local Entity funds that will be given to local organizations and businesses that are looking for support and survive the pandemic.  The meeting took place on Nov. 17 as the IID Board reviewed the recommended list of organizations that applied for …

  • 22 November

    Californians May Have to Repay Unemployment Benefits Due to Overpayment

    -Editorial People that have been overpaid unemployment benefits during this pandemic may have to repay the state if they fail to show their income.  Several unemployment recipients in California have received a letter telling people they have 21 days to provide 2019 income documents for their pandemic unemployment assistance.  “You …

  • 22 November

    Imperial County Supervisors Approves Funding for Needs Assessment

    -Editorial The Imperial County Board of Supervisors approved the expenditure of $50,000 for a needs assessment study addressing the needs of African Americans and other vulnerable communities locally. The Board of Supervisors discussed an item that was presented last month by a group that wants to do a study and …

  • 22 November

    In El Centro, 42.6% of Business Owners Are Women

    -Editorial Female workers face a number of challenges, including inequities in pay and underrepresentation in certain industries and occupations. And while the share of female business owners is on the rise, women still own far fewer businesses than men. While women account for 48 percent of all workers nationally, they …

  • 20 November

    COVID-19 Fatigue Causing Cases to Skyrocket

    -Editorial Too many San Diegans are failing to take sufficient measures to protect themselves from getting or passing COVID-19. That’s the explanation County health officials gave for the record number of COVID-19 cases that have been reported recently. Over the last seven days, the number of COVID-19 cases skyrocketed, reaching …

  • 20 November

    New INDEX Mexicali President Sets His Priorities for His Presidency

    -Editorial INDEX Mexicali officially presented Joaquin Jimenez Arriaga as the new president at a press conference. Jimenez Arriaga comes with years of experience in the industry and promises to work with the Index membership and have greater coordination. “Today we all need economic recovery and the co-responsibility to act well …

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