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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.

June, 2020

  • 23 June

    Trump Celebrates Completion of Border Wall in Yuma

    -Editorial President Donald Trump visited Yuma to see the successful completion of the border wall. He met with U.S. Customs and Border Protection on the progress of construction at the border with Mexico. The president saw the 200th-mile wall project along the U.S./Mexico border that was a key promise of …

  • 23 June

    COVID-19 Has Affected Film Production in Imperial Valley

    -Editorial The film industry has been affected by COVID-19 halting production that would bring revenue to cities and counties. The State of California has released guidelines to begin filming again with restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus. The Imperial County has yet to see the reactivation of filming …

  • 23 June

    Rocky Point Reopens with COVID Safety Protocols

    A popular vacation spot for many people in the region has reopened after being closed to tourists for three months due to COVID-19. Puerto Peñasco, also known as Rocky Point or Arizona’s Beach for its proximity to this state, is now welcoming tourists, but with many restrictions. “All we ask …

  • 22 June

    WHO Says Influenza Needs to Be Addressed

    -Editorial While the world is seeing an increase in cases of COVID-19, influenza needs to be addressed also. The World Health Organization warned that the influenza season is coming and countries need to be alert. “It took more than 2 months for the first 100,000 cases to be reported. For …

  • 22 June

    IID Working with Their Employees to Keep Them Safe During Pandemic

    -Editorial The Imperial Irrigation District continues to adapt to the current pandemic by taking care of their employees working at home. At the June 16 IID Board meeting, General Manager Henry Martinez spoke about how they are working with their employees from home while this pandemic is still going on. …

  • 22 June

    Camilo Garcia Appointed to the Calexico City Council

    -Editorial The Calexico City Council voted to appoint Camilo Garcia as the new member of the governing body during their meeting held on June 17. On June 8, 2020, Mayor Pro Tem David Romero resigned from his position on the City Council. As a result, his seat on the city …

  • 22 June

    Brawley Will Have a COVID-19 Testing Site

    -Editorial Brawley will have a testing site as soon as next week as it will open an opportunity for residents to see if they have COVID-19. At the press conference briefing June 22, the Imperial County Health Department informed that the testing site in Calexico will move to Brawley starting …

  • 20 June

    Trump Begins His Campaign in Oklahoma

    -Editorial US President Donald Trump has held his first campaign rally since March when the US coronavirus lockdown began. There were concerns the event could increase the spread of Covid-19. Just hours before the rally, the campaign said six staff members involved in organizing it had tested positive. The crowd …

  • 20 June

    U.S. Department of Labor Releases Guidelines for Non-Essential Business to Reopen

    -Editorial The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued guidance to assist employers in reopening non-essential businesses and their employees returning to work during the evolving coronavirus pandemic. The guidance supplements the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ previously developed Guidance on …

  • 20 June

    THE SECRETARY OF ECONOMY ANNOUNCED THE “BUY IN BAJA” PROGRAM

    TIJUANA, B.C.- With the aim of reactivating the economic activity in Baja California, and to support producers and entrepreneurs, the Secretary of Sustainable Economy and Tourism (SEST), announced the program “Buy in La Baja”, which consists of linking micro and small companies from Baja California with large commercial chains.  “It …

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