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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.

September, 2016

  • 6 September

    Child Hunger: A big problem in Imperial Valley

    By: Mario Conde Child hunger is a major problem in the Imperial Valley since 1 in 2 children live with food insecurity. For the most vulnerable, school breakfast and lunches may be the only food that child receives and weekend, away from school, can mean two days of hunger. In …

July, 2016

  • 23 July

    The Economics of Immigration

    AILA.- Discussions on immigration in the United States often consist of heated outbursts based on a multitude of passionate and unreasonable positions. Whenever the topic of immigration comes up, it seems like the most extreme rhetoric, on both sides of the issue, ends up garnering the most attention.  But on July …

  • 13 July

    The 2016 Calexico Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner

    CALEXICO, CA .– Recognizing Calexico residents who have contributed to the well-being of the city,  the Calexico Chamber of Commerce held its 22nd Annual Chamber Dinner and Lava Lamp Awards Thursday evening at the Carmen Durazo Cultural Arts Center. The Lava Lamp Awards were created in 1995 by Chamber of Commerce …

  • 12 July

    Nine Scholarships were given to Imperial Valley Students by Mexican Consulate

    By: Mario Conde Calexico, CA.-  The Mexican consulate awarded nine scholarships this past Monday, June 27th, in an effort to support students of Mexican origin to continue with their higher education, through its Institute of Mexicans Abroad. Every year, the Mexican Consulate gives out scholarships to Imperial Valley students in …

  • 1 July

    Gustavo Sánchez, Mexicali Elected Mayor, —I didn’t come to play. My party knows it. Citizens know it. I wanna do what has to be done. It’s been enough!—

    In an exclusive interview with Gustavo Sanchez, elected city mayor of Mexicali in the last elections of June 5th, conducted by Beyond Borders Gazette, we had the chance to know a little more about him than his campaign speech. For those who don’t know him, Gustavo Sanchez’s profession is tax …

June, 2016

  • 26 June


      By: Ellie Burgueño The border region is the place where many people were brought up and influenced by both cultures, Mexican and American. It’s hard to say that a person born and raised in the US, living by the border, born to Mexican parents or even American with no …

  • 18 June


      Southern California students met CETYS University educational offer and facilities.   Mexicali BC.- CETYS University invited students from Southern California to meet its educational offerings and facilities in the first edition of “Campus Open House”, where attendees had the opportunity to be informed of the benefits provided by the …

  • 14 June

    State and Calexico Officials attended the Ribbon cutting of the Margarita De Necochea Bulldog Aquatic Center

    CALEXICO, CA.- A project which once seemed like an ever-threatened hope came to fruition Friday June 10th afternoon, during the ribbon cutting ceremony of the highly anticipated Margarita De Necochea Bulldog Aquatic Center held by the Calexico Unified School District and the City of Calexico. The Margarita De Necochea Bulldog Aquatic …

  • 11 June

    Applications for U.S. Citizenship Now Higher Than During 2012 Election

    By: Daniel White TIME.- There isn’t a clear link to Donald Trump, however… Online searches and applications for U.S. citizenship have been higher in past few months than at any time during the 2012 presidential election cycle, according to data from Google and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. The latest …

  • 10 June

    Railroad Companies Reach Binational Agreement

    KPBS, SAN DIEGO.- Pacific Imperial Railroad and Baja California Railroad will start rebuilding a 70-mile stretch of railway in southeastern San Diego County this summer, paving the way for a new binational railroad, chief executives of the companies said Thursday. The rehabilitated Desert Line will connect Mexico’s border region maquiladoras to rail shipping in the …