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September, 2023

  • 8 September

    Femicide Sentences in Baja California Undergo Analysis by State Congress Commission

    -Editorial The Ordinary Session of the Human Rights Commission was convened at the State Congress building, presided over by Santa Alejandrina Corral Quintero. During this session, the Civil Association Red de Mujeres Unidas por Baja California presented their study titled “Analysis of the Gender Perspective in Femicide Sentences in Baja …

  • 7 September

    The City of El Centro Invites You to Celebrate “EL GRITO” at Bucklin Park

    -Editorial Let’s Fiesta! The City of El Centro is thrilled to announce the much-anticipated Mexican cultural event, “El Grito,” scheduled for September 23, 2023, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Bucklin Park. This event is held annually in collaboration with the Consulate of Mexico in Calexico and promises to …

  • 7 September

    Jason Sanchez Honored as Imperial County Teacher of the Year for Dedication and Excellence

    -Editorial Junior high science teacher Jason Sanchez, from the El Centro Elementary School District, has been honored as Imperial County Teacher of the Year. Sanchez’s teaching journey began in Winterhaven at the San Pasqual Valley Unified School District over two decades ago. Throughout his career, he has taught a range …

  • 6 September

    Study Shows How Climate Change is Forcing Migration in Poor Countries

    -Editorial As climate change becomes a danger to humanity, a new report shows that there is a correlation between climate change and voluntary migration.  A report from the Rights Lab, in partnership with the Catholic Agency for Overseas Development (CAFOD), Caritas Bangladesh, OKUP, and Caritas India, is adding evidence to …

  • 6 September

    If Trump Wins in 2024, the Peso Could Depreciate

    By: Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economist and Researcher (PhD). The “super peso” is impacting remittances sent from the United States to Mexico in 2023. The “super peso” is putting pressure on the country’s exports and money sent from the United States to Mexico. The Mexican peso is among the most exchanged currencies …

  • 5 September

    IID to Take Decisive Action on Summer Bills, Prioritizing Community Concerns

    -Editorial In direct response to recent concerns about fluctuating summer electric bills, the Imperial Irrigation District Board will take action on a resolution at its Tuesday meeting aiming to overhaul its billing system to bring more predictability and affordability to its customers. Consideration of this resolution will take place at …

  • 4 September

    Justice Department Proposes New Regulation to Update Definition of “Engaged in the Business” as a Firearms Dealer

    -Editorial The Justice Department announced it has submitted to the Federal Register a notice of proposed rulemaking that would clarify the circumstances in which a person is “engaged in the business” of dealing in firearms and thus required to obtain a license and run background checks.  The Bipartisan Safer Communities …

  • 4 September

    California Celebrates Labor Day 2023: Honoring Workers and Advancing Economic Justice

    -Editorial SACRAMENTO, CA – Governor Gavin Newsom has issued a proclamation recognizing September 4, 2023, as Labor Day in the State of California. In his statement, Governor Newsom expressed gratitude for the dedicated men and women who tirelessly contribute to California’s progress. Labor Day, celebrated on the first Monday of …

  • 2 September

    Department of Labor Seeks Mexico’s Review of Alleged Violations by MasAir Cargo Airline

    -Editorial The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement’s Interagency Labor Committee for Monitoring and Enforcement requested the government of Mexico review an allegation of labor rights violations at the MasAir cargo airline in Mexico City. The Department of Labor and Trade Representative co-chairs the committee. The request follows a July 31, 2023, petition filed …

  • 1 September

    Men That Suffer Depression and Anxiety Have Been Abandoned

    By: Mario Conde, Senior Reporter June was Mental Health Awareness Month, although it might have gone unnoticed as mainstream media and society were predominantly focused on celebrating Pride Month, dedicated to uplifting the LGBTQ+ community. While recognizing the importance of Pride, it’s also crucial to shed light on another pressing …