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REGIONAL

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, 2021

  • 22 March

    Imperial County Establishing Quarantine and Isolation Shelter

    -Editorial In a continued effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the County of Imperial is currently working, with the support and aid of Imperial Valley College (IVC) and the State of California, to convert the IVC gymnasium from an Alternate Care Site (ACS) to a Quarantine and Isolation Shelter …

  • 21 March

    Mexico to Impose New Non-Essential Travel Restrictions Starting March 19

    -Editorial The Government of Mexico announced new restrictions for those who want to enter Mexico at the northern and southern borders, after one year of the implementation of non-essential travel restrictions. For a year now, border restrictions have affected binational life as only American citizens and essential workers can cross …

  • 20 March

    District Attorney Files Charges Against Imperial County Auditor

    -Editorial The Imperial County District Attorney’s Office filed charges against County-Auditor Josue Mercado months after being censored by the Board of Supervisors.  After months of investigation, the D.A. office announced on March 17 that they have formally charged the County-Auditor on two counts. Mercado will be arraigned on April 16, …

  • 20 March

    IID Board Analyses Bombay Beach Project That Will Help the Salton Sea

    -Editorial The Imperial Irrigation District Board of Directors heard a presentation about the future of the Bombay Beach Wetland Project Proposal at their regular meeting held March 16. Audubon California, a non-profit group, received a federal grant to develop and design a multi-benefit habitat enhancement and dust control demonstration project …

  • 18 March

    Baja California, Leader in Manufacturing, Maquiladora, and Export Industry

    -Editorial With more than 923 companies in the Manufacturing, Maquiladora, and Export Industry (IMMEX), on which 355,359 jobs depend, Baja California is a national leader in this sector, said Mario Escobedo, Secretary of Sustainable Economy and Tourism (SEST). Talking to business people, officials and diplomats from the United States and …

  • 18 March

    U.S.-Mexico Borders Will Reopen When Both Sides Are On the Green Tier

    -Editorial Until the northern borders of Mexico reach the green tier, land crossings on international bridges with the United States would be opened, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard confirmed. On Thursday it was one year since the restrictions began. The United States land borders with Canada and Mexico will remain closed …

  • 17 March

    San Diego County to Move to Red Tier March 17

    -Editorial Given that the state has met a mark of vaccinating 2 million people in the communities hardest hit by COVID-19, it has revised its tier system, and San Diego County is expected to move to the Red Tier for activities on March 17. The change in tiers will allow …

  • 17 March

    U.S. Representatives Join Forces to Address Pollution Along the U.S.-Mexico Border

    -Editorial Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51), along with Peters (CA-52), Ruiz (CA-36), Levin (CA-49), Jacobs (CA-53), and Issa (CA-50) introduced the Border Water Quality Restoration and Protection Act, a companion bill to Senators Feinstein and Padilla’s (D-CA) legislation introduced last week. The bill will help address pollution along the U.S.-Mexico border …

  • 17 March

    BEER AND SAINT PATRICK

    By: Javier Sánchez Valenzuela “El Cerveciáfilo” This is one of the topics that I repeat every year due to its relevance to beer culture and tradition. Whenever we think about having a beer, the most we get to choose between the light and the dark ones, right? However, drinking green …

  • 16 March

    Devastatingly pervasive: 1 in 3 women globally experience violence

    -Editorial Violence against women remains devastatingly pervasive and starts alarmingly young, shows new data from WHO and partners. Across their lifetime, 1 in 3 women, around 736 million, are subjected to physical or sexual violence by an intimate partner or sexual violence from a non-partner – a number that has …

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