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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.

March, 2020

  • 27 March

    Death of 25-year-old shows how COVID-19 can impact anyone

    -Editorial The death of a 25-year-old pharmacy technician from novel coronavirus has health officials warning the community that COVID-19 can be deadly for all and not just those who are elderly. The body of the pharmacy technician was found March 25 in a La Quinta residence, said Dr. Cameron Kaiser, …

  • 27 March

    Mexicans Block Access to Mexico from US at Port of Entry

    By: Fidel Gastelum, Reporter A group of residents of the city of Nogales, Sonora gathered to block access to people coming from Arizona with cars, as a demonstration act to demand Mexican border customs strengthen security measures and prevent any cross-border transmission of Coronavirus into Mexico. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has …

  • 27 March

    Hypothesis of Ripple Effect in the World Economy: Widespread contagion and world recession 2020

    By: Dr. Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economist (Ph.D.). The magnitude of the negative economic impact caused by the coronavirus in China extends to the developed economies of Asia, Europe and now in the United States and throughout North America, seriously affecting consumer confidence, travel, and prices. energy and even spending, personal income …

  • 27 March

    COVID-19 Cases Have a Significant Increase in Imperial Valley

    -Editorial The Imperial County Health Department gave their daily update regarding COVID-19 showing a significant increase in the last couple of days. The number of cases went from 9 to 17 confirmed cases in Imperial Valley in just a couple of days. There are still 11 cases pending test results. …

  • 26 March

    US Senate Approves Stimulus Package to Help Economy During Coronavirus Crisis

    -Editorial A $2 trillion stimulus package that would provide help for families, businesses and health care workers on the front lines of the coronavirus outbreak passed in the Senate late Wednesday night by a vote of 96-0. Most single Americans will receive a direct payment of $1,200 if they make …

  • 26 March

    Senior Citizens Have a Safe Place to Shop Thanks to Supermarkets

    -Editorial Target, Whole Foods, Walmart and Dollar General, began dedicating early morning shopping times for senior citizens. The theory is that allowing seniors to shop among smaller crowds could reduce their chances of acquiring the virus and give them first crack at buying hand sanitizer and other products that have …

  • 26 March

    The United States Should Adopt Some of Mexico’s Electoral Laws

    By: Mario Conde, Reporter As we approached another Presidential election this fall, I came to the conclusion that this will be another two-party system contest and people will have to choose between the lesser of the two evils. Donald Trump will face former Vice-President Joe Biden in the general election …

  • 24 March

    Calexico City Council Approves Increase in Bus and Taxicab Fares

    -Editorial The Calexico City Council voted to increase the taxi and bus fare at the regular city council meeting held March 18. The COVID-19 situation forced the council to hold this meeting closed doors at Calexico City Hall but had a long agenda that included a proposed rate increase for …

  • 24 March

    County Supervisors Approve Extra Help for The County Executive Office

    By: Mario Conde, Reporter The Imperial County Board of Supervisors approved a series of additions to the County Executive Office that will bring them extra help. The Imperial County Executive Office will be getting two new staff members to help them with health services and the upcoming budget process. The …

  • 24 March

    IID’s paperless rebates are an easy option for customers

    Imperial Irrigation District’s Customer Connect mobile app Offers paperless convenience for green-minded customers who apply for Energy Rewards rebates. The free online application makes applying and tracking rebates for energy-efficient measures easy. “As customers become savvier about the practical and environmental benefits of energy efficiency, they embrace opportunities to reduce …