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August, 2020

  • 26 August

    BINATIONAL AUTHORITIES COORDINATE EFFORTS FOR SAFETY AT BORDER PORTS OF ENTRY

    Mayor and director of the Municipal Police in Mexicali meet with CBP (Customs and Border Protection) agents Mexicali, B.C.- Starting the week on Monday, August 15, in order to address security issues that impact the border gate area, the Municipal President Marina del Pilar Ávila Olmeda and the Director of …

  • 25 August

    California Approves Imperial County to Move to Stage 2

    -Editorial After months of struggle by Imperial County dealing with COVID-19, it was announced a press conference held on Aug. 25, that the state has allowed them to navigate through Stage 2 Low-Risk and Stage High Risk. It was a breath of fresh air for a county that had, at …

  • 23 August

    Longer Border Wait Times Expected Due to New Restrictions

    -Editorial U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced new measures that will be taken at the U.S.-Mexico border in an effort to curb non-essential travel during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. There have been reports of up to 6 hour wait times in the Calexico-Mexicali port of entry. Customs and Border …

  • 23 August

    Mexican Magazine Fined by Federal Government for Critical of Them

    -Editorial There is concern among members of the media in Mexico that the federal government is starting to censor the press that is critical of them. The Nexos magazine says the government has taken a unilateral decision to impose the sanction despite the fact that the 2018 contract was signed …

  • 22 August

    Congress Passes Bill to Support the Postal Service Instead of Working On a Stimulus Package

    -Editorial The House of Representatives met in special session Saturday to provide billions of dollars to the U.S. Postal Service instead of working to pass a stimulus bill to help families during this pandemic. Congress went to recess until September after failing to pass a stimulus package that could help …

  • 22 August

    Imperial City Council Votes to Reopen Businesses

    -Editorial The Imperial City Council voted 5-0 to allow the business to open at a special meeting Friday, August 21. The City of Imperial became the first municipality to allow their businesses to reopen despite having the Imperial County in the State’s watchlist and not yet moved to Stage 2 …

  • 21 August

    California is asking the federal government for new $300-a-week jobless benefit

    -Editorial California is asking the federal government for a $300 weekly supplemental unemployment benefit for jobless Californians. This comes days after President Donald Trump signed an executive order to continue with unemployment benefits since Republicans and Democrats were not able to reach an agreement on the pandemic stimulus package. After …

  • 20 August

    Trump Visits Yuma, Arizona

    -Editorial Speaking in 116 degrees of hot weather in Yuma, Arizona, President Donald Trump celebrated the completion of his border wall project and boasted about his work to stop illegal immigration. In a speech before Arizona officials and members of the Border Patrol, Trump spoke about they have been able …

  • 19 August

    Yuma to host first in series of Census parades with free ice cream social

    -Editorial To help boost awareness of the 2020 Census, the City of Yuma will host the first in a series of Census parades and free ice cream socials starting at 6 p.m. this Thursday at Carver Park, 5th Street, and 13th Avenue. Between 10 and 15 City vehicles will participate …

  • 19 August

    San Diego County Off State Monitoring List

    -Editorial San Diego County was removed Tuesday from the state’s County Monitoring List, but local businesses are still under restrictions. The County met a state metric for fewer than 100 COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people for a third consecutive day on Monday. The case rate must remain under 100 for …

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