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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.

August, 2020

  • 25 August

    California Approves Imperial County to Move to Stage 2

    -Editorial After months of struggle by Imperial County dealing with COVID-19, it was announced a press conference held on Aug. 25, that the state has allowed them to navigate through Stage 2 Low-Risk and Stage High Risk. It was a breath of fresh air for a county that had, at …

  • 24 August

    Copyright Reform in Mexico

    By: Jaime Israel Davila Gomez, Attorney On the first day of July of this year, important changes to the Federal Copyright Law and the Federal Criminal Code were published in the Official Gazette of the Federation in Mexico, an order that, among other things, regulates and protects the rights of …

  • 23 August

    Longer Border Wait Times Expected Due to New Restrictions

    -Editorial U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced new measures that will be taken at the U.S.-Mexico border in an effort to curb non-essential travel during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. There have been reports of up to 6 hour wait times in the Calexico-Mexicali port of entry. Customs and Border …

  • 23 August

    Mexican Magazine Fined by Federal Government for Critical of Them

    -Editorial There is concern among members of the media in Mexico that the federal government is starting to censor the press that is critical of them. The Nexos magazine says the government has taken a unilateral decision to impose the sanction despite the fact that the 2018 contract was signed …

  • 23 August

    DC Fandom Brings Fans a New Experience Thanks to a Virtual Convention

    -Editorial DC fans around the world got a good treat today by getting new announcements about upcoming movies and series. From the new series, TV shows, and upcoming movies, DC showed that their multiverse is strong with ambitious stories that will be coming in soon. DC Fandom was a virtual …

  • 22 August

    California is Experiencing the Worst Fires in its History

    -Editorial California Governor Gavin Newsom gave an update on the fires that are taking place in the state and the efforts to control it. California wildfires have burned 771,000 acres since Aug. 15, said CAL FIRE officials. CAL FIRE spokesperson Jeremy Rahn said more than 12,000 lightning strikes have sparked …

  • 22 August

    Congress Passes Bill to Support the Postal Service Instead of Working On a Stimulus Package

    -Editorial The House of Representatives met in special session Saturday to provide billions of dollars to the U.S. Postal Service instead of working to pass a stimulus bill to help families during this pandemic. Congress went to recess until September after failing to pass a stimulus package that could help …

  • 22 August

    Imperial City Council Votes to Reopen Businesses

    -Editorial The Imperial City Council voted 5-0 to allow the business to open at a special meeting Friday, August 21. The City of Imperial became the first municipality to allow their businesses to reopen despite having the Imperial County in the State’s watchlist and not yet moved to Stage 2 …

  • 22 August

    Is PPP The Right Approach to Keeping Businesses Alive? One Startup’s Research Says No

    -Editorial PPP (Payment Protection Program) and other Cares Act funding were released to businesses under the disguise of ‘trying to keep them alive’. This is because governments know that businesses are the touchstones of local economies. They are the source of jobs, commerce, and vital services. However, we keep seeing …

  • 21 August

    California is asking the federal government for new $300-a-week jobless benefit

    -Editorial California is asking the federal government for a $300 weekly supplemental unemployment benefit for jobless Californians. This comes days after President Donald Trump signed an executive order to continue with unemployment benefits since Republicans and Democrats were not able to reach an agreement on the pandemic stimulus package. After …

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