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Relevant news concerning the region belonging to California and Baja California’s border.
Noticias relevantes relacionadas a la región perteneciente a la frontera de California y Baja California.

February, 2021

  • 25 February

    Baja California Received More Than 21 Thousand Doses from Pfizer To Advance With The Vaccination Strategy

    -Editorial The Baja California Ministry of Health announced that 21,450 Pfizer vaccines arrived Wednesday, to advance the vaccination strategy in older adults that continue in rural areas and continue with suburban areas. The Secretary of Health, Alonso Pérez Rico, specified that of the doses that arrived, 14 thousand 625 will …

  • 24 February

    Marina addresses the problem of abandoned housing

    -Editorial With the premise of rebuilding the social fabric and fighting a public health and insecurity problem, Mayor Marina del Pilar Ávila Olmeda, in coordination with INFONAVIT authorities, delivered the first recovered and restored houses. In this sense, she pointed out that reducing the problem of abandoned housing was a …

  • 24 February

    USCIS Expands Premium Processing Service to E-3 Petitioners

    Starting Feb. 24, 2021, petitioners filing Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker, requesting a change or extension of status to E-3 classification will have the option to request premium processing service for their petition. The E-3 classification applies only to nationals of Australia who are coming to the United States solely to …

  • 24 February

    First International Forum On Date Palm – Status and Outlook

    -Editorial The Sonora State University (UES) will hold the First International Forum of Date Palm – Status and Prospects, on February 25 and 26, 2021. This event is aimed at researchers, producers, and students of careers related to agriculture and horticulture. The program will include four keynotes, twelve presentations in …

  • 23 February

    Blue Angels and Thunderbirds Conduct 2nd Annual Joint Training

    -Editorial  The U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, and the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds, will conduct an information exchange onboard Naval Air Facility (NAF) El Centro, February 24- March 3, to trade best practices and lessons learned in preparation for the 2021 show season. …

  • 23 February

    Homeless San Diegans at Convention Center Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

    -Editorial As mass vaccination efforts countywide continue, today San Diegans experiencing homelessness residing at the San Diego Convention Center emergency shelter received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Operation Shelter to Home residents who are at least 65 years old and in the County of San Diego’s Phase 1B …

  • 20 February

    US officially rejoins Paris climate agreement

    -Editorial Secretary of State Tony Blinken announced Friday that the United States formally rejoined the Paris climate agreement, arguing it will “help us all avoid catastrophic planetary warming” and “build resilience” around the world. The Paris Agreement is a legally binding international treaty on climate change. It was adopted by …

  • 20 February

    Launch of ¨Consume La Baja¨ is an opportunity for micro-entrepreneurs

    -Editorial MEXICALI, B.C.- Through a live session, the official store ¨Consume la Baja¨ was launched by the Secretariat of Sustainable Economy and Tourism of Baja California (SESTBC), in support of micro, small and medium enterprises region. The head of the Secretariat of Sustainable Economy and Tourism, Mario Escobedo Carignan, mentioned: …

  • 19 February

    Border Travel Restrictions to Canada and Mexico Will Continue

    -Editorial U.S. land borders with Canada and Mexico will remain closed to non-essential travel until at least March 21 to address COVID-19 concerns, the U.S. government said Friday.  The new 30-day extension is the first announced under President Joe Biden and comes as the White House has been holding meetings …

  • 18 February

    CANACINTRA reports a loss of 18 billion dollars due to a cut in natural gas

    -Editorial MEXICALI, B.C.- CANACINTRA Mexicali reported an estimated loss of 18 billion dollars derived from the cut-off of natural gas supply from the United States to the northern region of Mexico, said Alberto Sánchez Torres, President of the National Chamber of the Transformation Industry (CANACINTRA) in Mexicali. The intense snowfall …

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