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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.

July, 2017

  • 26 July

    House Expected to Take Up Trump’s Border Wall this Week

    Washington, DC—This week, the House of Representatives is expected to take up $1.6 billion in funding for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border as part of a major appropriations package, taking a big step towards funding one of President Trump’s signature campaign promises. The House leadership is expected to undertake …

  • 26 July


    By: Mario Conde The Consulate of Mexico in Calexico awarded scholarships to scholars who graduated from Calexico Unified School District and are now seeking a college degree. Thanks to the collaboration between the Calexico Educational Foundation and the Institute of Mexicans Abroad, scholarships were given to ten students from Calexico …

  • 23 July


    By: Dr. Alejandro Diaz-Bautista, PhD in Economics There is a leak of consumers from Baja California to the United States during the summer. Consumer leakage to US will grow by the price of the dollar. The leak of consumers from Tijuana to the States could increase in the summer with …

  • 23 July

    Know Your Rights!

    By: Armando Galvan, Atttorney As a native of Imperial Valley and Mexicali, I have witnessed and even experienced the feeling when a police officer pulls you over to the side of the road when you commit a traffic violation while driving.  And yes, it is the worst. This article will …

  • 18 July

    DHS Provides Relief to American Businesses in Danger of Suffering Irreparable Harm

    Additional Visas for Temporary Workers Provided Until End of Current Fiscal Year WASHINGTON — U.S. businesses in danger of suffering irreparable harm due to a lack of available temporary nonagricultural workers will be able to hire up to 15,000 additional temporary nonagricultural workers under the H-2B program under a final …

  • 15 July

    Cannabis in Imperial Valley

    By: Mario Conde California cities are working to decide what direction they will take now that Proposition 64 was approved by voters last year allowing the sale and distribution of cannabis in the state. Back in January the City of Calexico became the first city in the Imperial Valley to …

  • 14 July

    Why Buy Life Insurance?

    By: Octavio Cortez, MBA Out of the many things we have in our bucket list, Life Insurance might be the last item on it, or it probably isn’t even on our list. When we buy our dream house or dream car, we immediately purchase homeowners insurance or car insurance to …

  • 9 July

    The United States and Mexico avoid a commercial war for sugar

    By: Dr. Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economist Exercise in the sugar sector prior to the renegotiation of NAFTA. The sugar agreement helps both countries avoid a possible trade war. Mexico agreed to export much less refined sugar to the United States. The two nations reached an agreement on Mexican sugar exported to …

  • 9 July


    By: Veronica Henderson, Attorney                 As the weather warms up and people plan for their much-anticipated summer vacations, we all should be reminded of the problem of “driving while impaired.” Impaired driving is dangerous. It is the cause of more than half of all car crashes. Impaired driving means operating …

  • 2 July

    Calexico Heffernan Memorial District inaugurated second Wellness Park

    By: Mario Conde The Heffernan Memorial District inaugurated the second Wellness Park in Calexico at Kennedy Gardens Park. In an effort to increase wellness and good health among residents, the Heffernan Memorial Healthcare District held a ceremony to open their second wellness park in the city. Three other parks in Calexico will soon …