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October, 2023

  • 19 October

    Unprecedented Migratory Crisis and Economic Impact at Mexico-U.S. Border in September 2023

    By: Dr. Alejandro Díaz Bautista, Economist and Researcher (PhD). A new migratory wave at the Mexico-U.S. border has led to estimated economic losses in the millions. The Biden administration announced the deployment of 800 additional soldiers to curb the migratory influx at the southern border of the United States. These …

  • 18 October

    Alicia Hobbs to showcase her work at Art Basel exhibit

    -Editorial Los Angeles-based contemporary artist Alicia Hobbs, who once traded her medical school aspirations for a paintbrush and palette, has propelled herself to success in the art world. Her distinctive paintings are often renditions of iconic Masters’ portraits, such as Girl With a Pearl Earring, but with a twist- they …

  • 17 October

    CBP Reminds the Traveling Public of Prohibited Agricultural Items During the Upcoming Día De Los Muertos Holiday

    -Editorial As the U.S.-Mexico border community prepares for the upcoming All Souls Day (Día de los Muertos) holiday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials advise the traveling public that certain agricultural items used in holiday decorations are prohibited from entering the United States. These items can carry harmful pests and …

  • 16 October

    Hospitals in the Gaza Strip at a Breaking Point, Warns WHO

    -Editorial The World Health Organization (WHO) is sounding the alarm: the health system in the Gaza Strip is on the brink of collapse. Time is running out to avert a humanitarian catastrophe unless fuel, life-saving health, and humanitarian supplies can be urgently delivered to the Gaza Strip, which remains under …

  • 15 October

    COPARMEX Mexicali Unveils Lineup for Foro Eleva 2023

    -Editorial Mark your calendars for an exciting event that promises to elevate entrepreneurship and innovation. On November 23 and 24, 2023, the Eleva Mexicali Forum is set to return, and it’s bringing an impressive lineup of speakers to the CEART Mexicali. The core mission of the Eleva Mexicali Forum is …

  • 13 October

    Binational Fight Against Breast Cancer Unites Calexico and Mexicali

    -Editorial The cities of Calexico and Mexicali have created a powerful movement aimed at raising awareness about breast cancer. Through shared efforts, these neighboring cities are determined to spread hope, joy, and knowledge. Cancer affects everyone including children. That is the case of Lydia Felix, 20, of Calexico who suffered …

  • 13 October

    IID Honors the Legacy and Service of Lloyd Allen by Dedicating a Water Conservation Operational Reservoir

    -Editorial The Imperial Irrigation District (IID) hosted a special ceremony to dedicate a new water conservation and operational reservoir in honor of Lloyd Allen, a former board member who left a lasting impact on many in Imperial County. On October 11, his legacy and contributions were celebrated before a gathering …

  • 13 October

    Israel orders evacuation of Gaza City

    -Editorial Palestinians began a mass exodus from northern Gaza after Israel’s military told people to evacuate toward the southern part of the due to an expected ground invasion against the ruling Hamas militant group. The order, delivered to the U.N., comes as Israel presses an offensive against Hamas militants. Gaza …

  • 13 October

    Social Security Announces 3.2 Percent Benefit Increase for 2024

    -Editorial Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for more than 71 million Americans will increase by 3.2 percent in 2024, the Social Security Administration announced. On average, Social Security retirement benefits will increase by over $50 per month starting in January. More than 66 million Social Security beneficiaries …

  • 10 October

    Newsom Approves Creation of New Medical District in Imperial County

    -Editorial After months of anticipation about the future of healthcare in Imperial County, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 918 which will create a new healthcare district in the region.  The Governor announced the signing of the bill on Oct. 8.  “This legislation was introduced in response to Imperial Valley’s …

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