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March, 2021

  • 7 March

    Senate passes $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill

    -Editorial The Senate passed a $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package Saturday, capping off a marathon overnight session after Democrats resolved internal clashes that threatened to derail President Joe Biden’s top legislative priority. The far-reaching legislation includes $1,400 stimulus checks, $300-per-week jobless benefits through the summer, a child allowance of up …

  • 4 March

    IID Board Discusses Work at All-American Canal

    -Editorial The Imperial Irrigation District Board of Directors discussed ongoing work being done at the All-American Canal and legislation they will support this year at the federal and state level. As a part of its System Conservation Program, the Water Department has been investigating the feasibility of citing and constructing …

February, 2021

  • 28 February

    Index Mexicali 2021-2022 Board of Directors Take Oath

    -Editorial José Joaquín Jimenez Arriaga took an oath of office as President of the Maquiladora Association of Mexicali A.C., (INDEX) having the business community, government, and media present. He took oath along with the Board of Directors, which is formed by: Alfredo García Estrada, Vice President. Marco Antonio Kuljacha Gastélum, …

  • 27 February

    Imperial County Begins Vaccination of Farmworkers

    -Editorial California is making a big push to substantially increase COVID-19 vaccine availability for essential farm and agriculture workers in Imperial County, a move that has ripple effects across the state as it redistributes limited supply. Imperial County being an agricultural community began the vaccination of agricultural workers along with …

  • 27 February

    U.S. Congress Passes $1.9 trillion Covid Relief Bill

    -Editorial The House of Representatives voted early Saturday to pass President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief package, a step to implementing his vision for bringing the pandemic under control just days after the U.S. crossed the tragic milestone of 500,000 deaths. Democrats in both chambers are aiming to approve …

  • 26 February

    Constellation Brands to Dismantle Their Brewery Plant in Mexicali

    -Editorial   In what was promised to be a catalyst for job creation and economic development for Mexicali, Constellation Brands will be dismantling their plant, ending a long and hard battle for the company that struggled with a large opposition.  Constellation Brands has a period of two years to dismantle …

  • 26 February

    IID seeks public participation in the strategic planning process

    -Editorial Looking at a better way to serve the ratepayers of Imperial County, the IID Board of Directors discussed the goals and objectives of a strategic plan at the Feb. 16 meeting.  Dedicated to establishing a roadmap that has clear, ambitious goals and expectations of improving service, the Imperial Irrigation …

  • 25 February

    Baja California Received More Than 21 Thousand Doses from Pfizer To Advance With The Vaccination Strategy

    -Editorial The Baja California Ministry of Health announced that 21,450 Pfizer vaccines arrived Wednesday, to advance the vaccination strategy in older adults that continue in rural areas and continue with suburban areas. The Secretary of Health, Alonso Pérez Rico, specified that of the doses that arrived, 14 thousand 625 will …

  • 24 February

    Marina addresses the problem of abandoned housing

    -Editorial With the premise of rebuilding the social fabric and fighting a public health and insecurity problem, Mayor Marina del Pilar Ávila Olmeda, in coordination with INFONAVIT authorities, delivered the first recovered and restored houses. In this sense, she pointed out that reducing the problem of abandoned housing was a …

  • 24 February

    USCIS Expands Premium Processing Service to E-3 Petitioners

    Starting Feb. 24, 2021, petitioners filing Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker, requesting a change or extension of status to E-3 classification will have the option to request premium processing service for their petition. The E-3 classification applies only to nationals of Australia who are coming to the United States solely to …