Home / POLITICS (page 2)


Get periodical, impartial political news coverage on the local, regional, national and binational leaders, policies and agendas. ////////////////////////////////////////////
Obtén cobertura políco-imparcial de noticias periódicas sobre lideres, políticas, agendas locales, regionales nacionales y binacionales.

May, 2021

  • 24 May

    IID and IVEDC’s Future Relationship is in Question Due to Fake Signature Controversy

    -Editorial The relationship between the Imperial Irrigation District and the Imperial Valley Economy Development Corporation is now stone cold due to the discovery of forged signatures used by the economic development group. IID General Manager Henry Martinez sent a letter to IVEDC Director Tim Kelley regarding “a profoundly disturbing matter …

  • 18 May

    Border Travel Restrictions Could End in June

    -Editorial Travel restrictions between Mexico and the United States will be maintained for one more month but it seems that the borders could reopen very soon. Restrictions on non-essential land crossings from Mexico to States will remain until 11:59 p.m. on June 21, 2021, according to Mexico’s foreign affairs secretary. …

  • 15 May

    IID renews their membership fee for Salton Sea Authority

    -Editorial The IID Board of Directors renewed the annual membership to the Salton Sea Authority at their regular meeting held on May 4th by a vote of 3-0 having director JB Hamby abstaining. The Salton Sea Authority is a joint powers authority created in 1993 by the Imperial Irrigation District, …

  • 12 May

    Imperial County Supervisors Want Calexico East Port Hours Expanded

    -Editorial For more than a year, the hours of operation at the Calexico East Land Port of Entry changed from 6 a.m. to midnight to 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., reducing the hours of operation in its passenger portion by ten hours. Although U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s initial justification …

  • 8 May

    Calexico Council members discuss economic and border related issues during binational meeting

    -Editorial In another step to consolidate the relationship between Calexico and Mexicali, Calexico Mayor Rosie Arreola-Fernandez and Mayor Pro Tem Javier Moreno participated in a project that will improve the U.S.-Mexico relationship and bring a better understanding of the challenges and strengths of the border region.  Among the topics discussed …

  • 6 May

    Transportation Owners Give Support To The Political Project Headed By Jorge Hank Rhon

    -Editorial “The priority of my government is to improve the standard of living of all workers in Baja California, but this can only be achieved if we work together with government and society,” said the candidate of the Encuentro Solidario Party (PES) before more than 31,500 public transport drivers who …

  • 6 May

    COPARMEX Mexicali unveils BC governor candidates’ proposals

    MEXICALI, B.C.- COPARMEX Mexicali introduced proposals to the media for the candidates for Baja California Governor, this in the absence of specific proposals from them, said Octavio Sandoval, president of the union. “COPARMEX did some work to introduce these proposals to the candidates so they can sign it and implement …

  • 5 May

    Baja California Government Signs Subsidy Agreement for Rate 1F with CFE

    -Editorial The Government of Baja California signed an agreement for 600 million pesos with the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) to implement the Subsidy for the support of users of the domestic sector in Rate 1F, for citizens who due to the high temperatures will be affected by high energy consumption. …

  • 3 May

    Second Gubernatorial Debate with Baja California Candidates Was Held

    MEXICALI, B.C.- This Sunday, the second debate of the candidates for governor was held, which was organized by the Baja California State Electoral Institute (IEEBC), however, Marina del Pilar Ávila Olmeda, candidate for the Morena coalition, PT (Labor Party) and PVEM (Green Ecologist Party of Mexico) was absence. For this …

  • 2 May

    CANACINTRA Mexicali to Host Debates for Mayor and Governor

    -Editorial Like every election period, the National Chamber of the Transformation Industry (CANACINTRA) Mexicali, plans to hold specialized debates on economic matters, on May 25 and 26 with the candidates running for the Mayor of Mexicali and Governor of Baja California, said Alberto Sanchez Torres, president of the industrial organization. …