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July, 2020

  • 3 July

    IID launches online electric vehicle platform

    -Editorial Imperial Irrigation District recently launched the new EVolve online platform to connect IID customers with everything they need to know about electric cars, vehicle chargers, charging stations, and incentives. IID customers interested in electric vehicles are encouraged to explore https://evolve.iid.com. Designed to increase consumer awareness of electric vehicles, IID’s EVolve online platform was created in conjunction with …

  • 2 July

    ProVino shares support results to the rescue bodies in Valle de Guadalupe

    Thanks to the combined efforts of the community, the national and southern California gastronomic sector, organizations and festivals in Mexico, as well as wine producers, the infrastructure of the El Porvenir Volunteer Firefighters have been benefited. Ensenada, Baja California. – “United for Valle de Guadalupe” is a fundraising campaign led …

  • 2 July

    Soles de Mexicali Ready to Play Despite Pandemic

    -Editorial Live entertainment and sports have been the most affected by the pandemic but that won’t stop Soles de Mexicali from going for another championship during this upcoming season. Soles de Mexicali will play the upcoming season but with modifications to ensure the safety to the players of the audience, …

  • 2 July

    Rosie Fernandez Appointed as Mayor of Calexico

    -Editorial The Calexico City Council appointed Rosie Fernandez as the new Mayor of Calexico and Morris Reisen as Mayor Pro Tem. Fernandez becomes the third female Mayor of Calexico in the history of Calexico as she took the mayorship position from Bill Hodge. The council also welcomed Camilo Garcia as …

  • 2 July

    Imperial County Announces Amended Health Order

    -Editorial In a press conference held July 1, Imperial County Health Officer Dr. Stephen Munday introduced an amended health order in response to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s call to combat COVID-19 in Imperial Valley. The amended order includes: – Stay at home order remains in place. – No non-essential gatherings of …

  • 1 July

    NAFTA ends and The USMCA Enters into Force in July 2020

    The Trade Agreement between Mexico, the United States, and Canada (USMCA) enters into force on July 1, 2020. By: Dr. Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economist (PhD.) The decree promulgating the protocol that replaces the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with the Treaty between the United States of America, the United Mexican …

  • 1 July

    California Senate Committee Hear About Impacts of COVID-19 in the Cali-Baja Mega Region

    -Editorial The Select Committee on California-Mexico Cooperation and the Special Committee on Pandemic Emergency Response held a special meeting to discuss the Impact of COVID-19 in the Cali-Baja border region. The meeting was held in the California State Capitol in the Senate Chamber was lead by State Senator Ben Hueso. …

  • 1 July

    WHO Discusses the Last Six-Months of COVID-19

    -Editorial This week marks six months since the World Health Organization received the first reports of a cluster of cases of pneumonia of unknown causes in China. The six-month anniversary of the outbreak coincides with reaching 10 million cases and 500,000 deaths. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that even when …

June, 2020

  • 30 June

    Mexicali to Have COVID Checkpoints Again Starting Thursday

    -Editorial In a letter sent by the City of Mexicali to Calexico Mayor Bill Hodge on June 30, he was informed that the checkpoints will start on Thursday at 2:00 p.m., and will end on Sunday at 8:00 p.m. Mexicali officials will be enforcing several things such as face-covering use …

  • 30 June

    Governor Newsom Signs 2020 Budget Act

    -Editorial Governor Gavin Newsom signed the 2020 Budget Act – a $202.1 billion spending plan that strengthens emergency response, protects public health and safety, and promotes economic recovery while closing a $54.3 billion budget shortfall caused by the COVID-19 recession. “In the face of a global pandemic that has also …