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April, 2022

  • 30 April

    Imperial County Supervisors Support Legislation That Would Help Solve Binational Water Contamination

    -Editorial The New River and Tijuana River environmental problems have been complex since it requires federal and binational collaboration but a new bill introduced in the State Assembly might give well-needed funding for its restoration.  On March 17, 2022, Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia introduced Assembly Bill 2248. AB 2248 would make …

  • 30 April

    World Celebrates Children’s Day

    -Editorial In countries all over the world, Children are the key to the future and an important part of our present. That’s why today, in many parts of the world, Children’s Day is celebrated to acknowledge them and remind people they need protection. According to the World Health Administration, violence …

  • 29 April

    National Victim Rights Week Calls for Rights, Access, and Equity

    -Editorial Millions of Americans suffer the indignity of crime each year and may experience emotional, physical, psychological, and financial harm as a result of such crime. The Imperial County Board of Supervisors proclaimed the week of April 24 to April 30 as “National Crimes Victims Week” at their most recent …

  • 28 April

    Mario Vela Brings Passion and Talent to District Attorney’s Race

    -Editorial “Mario Vela for The People” Those are the words Deputy District Attorney Mario Vela proudly says when he goes before a judge in a courtroom representing the People of the State of California. At the early age of 31, Vela shows an extraordinary passion for the law and is …

  • 28 April

    Stop Russia, Stand Up with Ukraine

    By: Terry Ahtziry Cardenas Banda, attorney, social activist, philanthropist and law professor. Between tears, uncertainty and pain, a human rights tragedy is being experienced, with unfounded justifications, lack of evidence and with the international community against them, the Russian Federation continues to attack the rule of law of the Ukrainian …

  • 26 April

    Dr. Johnson selected as IVC Superintendent/President

    -Editorial  The IVC Board of Trustees announced Dr. Lennor Johnson, as their selection for the superintendent/president position after the closed session of a special board meeting on Monday, April 25. Pending successful completion of negotiations of an employment agreement, Lennor Johnson will become the tenth superintendent/president of Imperial Valley College …

  • 25 April

    Melissa Lucio’s Execution Delayed by Texas Criminal Court

    -Editorial Melissa Lucio has walked through hell grieving the loss of a daughter and trying to escape the death penalty that has knocked on her doors several times. Her time is running out and once again she has escaped death as she was scheduled to be executed on April 27. …

  • 23 April

    Bureaucracy, still a burden on economic activity in 2022 and in the future years

    By: Dr. Alejandro Diaz-Bautista, Economist and Researcher. In most cases, the high degree of bureaucratic processes in states and countries is one of the biggest blocks to economic growth. The high amount of bureaucratic procedures that governments apply, causes a slowdown in processes as simple as the creation of a …

  • 22 April

    Imperial County Lawyers Association Welcomes U.S. District Ruth Bermudez Montenegro

    -Editorial For many girls in Imperial County, U.S. District Judge Ruth Bermudez Montenegro is the inspiration for what they can become in the future. Bermudez Montenegro is the first valley native to achieve that level, but certainly, she wouldn’t be the last. At a reception at the United States Courthouse …

  • 21 April

    Arrests Increase at The U.S.-Mexico Border

    -Editorial U.S. border authorities arrested 210,000 migrants attempting to cross the border with Mexico in March, the highest monthly total in two decades and underscoring challenges in the coming months for U.S. President Joe Biden. The March total is a 24% increase from the same month a year earlier when …

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