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December, 2020

  • 30 December

    Imperial County Supervisors Censure Department Head

    -Editorial The Imperial County Board of Supervisors voted to censure County Auditor-Controller Josue Mercado for allegedly neglecting to fulfill the duties of his office. The board met in the last meeting of the year and voted to pass a resolution against Mercado accusing him of not submitting important financial information …

  • 29 December

    Washington Lawmakers Debate Possibility to Increase Stimulus Check to $2,000

    -Editorial President Donald Trump’s push for $2,000 COVID-19 relief checks now rests with the Senate after the House voted overwhelmingly to meet the president’s demand to increase the $600 stipends, but Republicans have shown little interest in boosting spending. The outcome was uncertain heading into Tuesday’s session. Senate Majority Leader …

  • 28 December

    The Curve of Active Cases in Baja California Could Descend

    -Editorial According to data provided by the Baja California Health Secretariat, December 7 was the date of the highest “peak” of suspected patients for Covid-19, which could be an indicator that a decline in the curve has begun. However, the population must continue with personal protection measures. In this sense, …

  • 25 December

    Vaccine Ready to Roll out in Mexico

    -Editorial The first vaccines have been given to the frontline workers in Mexico who have worked tirelessly these last nine months against the COVID-19 pandemic. Mexico City nurse Maria Ramírez became the first person in Latin America to get vaccinated for COVID-19 on Thursday. The Mexican government received a shipment of …

  • 22 December

    Trump Does Not Support the COVID-19 Relief Package

    -Editorial President Donald Trump, in a stunning Tuesday night tweet, called the $900 billion Covid relief bill passed by Congress an unsuitable “disgrace.” He urged lawmakers to make a number of changes to the measure, including bigger direct payments to individuals and families. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, one of Trump’s …

  • 22 December

    Mexicali Downtown Renovation Continues with the Modernization of Avenida Juarez

    -Editorial With an investment of 39.1 million pesos, through SIDURT, Avenida Juárez, one of the fundamental roads of the Historic Center, will be modernized, a project that contemplates its integral reconstruction, in a length of 400 ml, starting from the German Bridge to conclude at the intersection with Bulevar Adolfo Lopez …

  • 21 December

    U.S. Attorney General Blames Russia for Cybeatrack

    -Editorial Hackers reportedly linked to the Russian government managed to hack into multiple US government agencies in what could be the largest hack of government systems since the Obama administration. Malware inserted into third-party software may have given hackers access to various government systems for months. It went undetected until …

  • 20 December

    Congress seals agreement on $900 billion COVID relief bill

    -Editorial Congress reached a deal Sunday on a $900 billion coronavirus relief package, according to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.  Lawmakers will move to vote on the proposal, along with a full-year government spending bill, as soon as Sunday night. Millions of Americans have awaited …

  • 18 December

    James Hanks Becomes President of the IID Board During a Contentious Meeting

    -Editorial The Imperial Irrigation District Board of Directors had their last meeting of the year in which the division within the board was seen during the election of their new president. The IID Board selected James Hanks as the new President and JB Hamby will serve as Vice-President by a …

  • 16 December

    COVID-19 Vaccine Will Arrive in Imperial Valley This Week

    -Editorial The second wave of COVID-19 is hitting the Imperial Valley hard by having more than 2,600 active cases and practically no beds available in the Intensive Care Unit. It is certainly a dark winter for Imperial Valley as doctors and nurses are working beyond their capacity. The Imperial County …

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