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June, 2020

  • 10 June

    IMPERIAL COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT COVID-19 DASHBOARD CORRECTION

    On June 8, 2020, the Imperial County Public Health Department COVID-19 Dashboard showed the total number of persons tested in Imperial County to be 18,996. [June 9, 2020], this number has been corrected to reflect 17,191. Additionally, the number of out-of-county cases currently being reported is 93. As part of …

  • 9 June

    Dwayne Johnson to Play Black Adam

    -Editorial Dwayne Johnson will be playing Black Adam in the upcoming movie and will give life to an iconic DC Comic character. It is rumored that Black Adam and Henry Cavill’s Superman will meet each other in the future. Black Adam is an upcoming 2021 superhero film, based on the …

  • 9 June

    PAHO issues guidance to reduce COVID-19 transmission among indigenous, afro-descendant groups

    -Editorial The Pan American Health Organization has published a guide with recommendations on measures to reduce COVID-19 transmission among indigenous populations, Afro-descendants, and other ethnic groups. These focus on promoting hygiene, social distancing, and improving access to basic health services in their communities. The PAHO guidance notes that these groups …

  • 9 June

    Calexico City Council to Select a New Member Very Soon

    -Editorial And then they were four. The vacancy left by David Romero in the Calexico City Council will be filled immediately as people interested in being part of the city can apply now. The Calexico City Council met in a special meeting to discuss how will they appoint the replacement …

  • 9 June

    Information to the community about the Disaster Relief Immigrant Assistance Program (DRAI)

    -Editorial California state authorities have established a financial aid program for undocumented adult immigrants affected by Covid-19. The support is aimed at people over 18 who do not have legal status in the United States and do not qualify for assistance from the Federal Government. This is a one-time grant …

  • 8 June

    David Romero Resigns from Calexico City Council

    -Editorial Calexico City Councilman and Mayor Pro Tem David Romero submitted his letter of resignation from the city council on early Monday, June 8. It was confirmed that Romero submitted his letter of resignation to City Manager David Dale early Monday. The resignation comes three weeks after he was changed …

  • 8 June

    NOTHING TO CELEBRATE AND MUCH TO DEMAND

    By: Teodoro Renteria Arróyave On the eve, we remember the “Press Freedom Day”, which for journalists in the world in general and in Mexico in particular, has ceased from decades to be a day of celebration to become only a painful commemoration, therefore again, it is reiterated that for the …

  • 7 June

    The real unemployment rate may be higher than that reported in May 2020

    By: Dr. Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economist (Ph.D.) Amid the economic recession, Latinos now have the highest unemployment rate in the United States in 2020. The unemployment rate remains around 13.3% in May, according to a report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics in the United States. “After an economic review, the …

  • 7 June

    Imperial Valley cities, chambers of commerce, and other agencies send letter to governor endorsing local determination regarding opening

    -Editorial Imperial Valley cities, chambers of commerce, and other agencies have signed on to a letter to Gov. Gavin Newsom supporting the request to the governor by the Imperial County Board of Supervisors to advance the state to Expanded Stage 2 and allow counties to determine when it is safe …

  • 6 June

    Governor Newsom Announces New Policing and Criminal Justice Reforms

    -Editorial After a week of engagement with civic leaders and law enforcement in the wake of the killing of George Floyd and demonstrations nationwide, Governor Newsom announced his support for new policing and criminal justice reforms. Governor Newsom will work toward a statewide standard for policing peaceful protests and ending …

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