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July, 2020

  • 5 July

    Sonora Closed Its Border to Non-Essential Travel

    -Editorial Mexican authorities in Sonora closed the U.S-Sonora border to nonessential travel this holiday weekend when Arizonans would normally travel to Mexican beach towns like Rocky Point and San Carlos to celebrate the Fourth of July. Starting Saturday, July 4, southbound travelers without the essential business in Sonora were turned …

  • 4 July

    MAYORS OF THE BORDER MAKE A CALL TO THE BINATIONAL POPULATION TO STAY AT HOME

    In the United States Independence Day framework, Mayors of Mexicali, Calexico, El Centro and Brawley, California made a joint appeal to the population to avoid crossing the border. Once again, sanitary filters will be installed in Zona Centro, West, Los Algodones, San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora, and San Felipe highway. …

  • 3 July

    Trump and Lopez Obrador Will Meet for The First Time

    -Editorial In a historic first meeting, President Donald Trump and Mexican President will meet to celebrate the initiation of the new USMCA deal. Both presidents will meet on July 8 and 9 to renew their relationship and celebrate the new trade deal that replaces the North American Trade Agreement. The …

  • 1 July

    NAFTA ends and The USMCA Enters into Force in July 2020

    The Trade Agreement between Mexico, the United States, and Canada (USMCA) enters into force on July 1, 2020. By: Dr. Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economist (PhD.) The decree promulgating the protocol that replaces the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with the Treaty between the United States of America, the United Mexican …

June, 2020

  • 30 June

    Mexicali to Have COVID Checkpoints Again Starting Thursday

    -Editorial In a letter sent by the City of Mexicali to Calexico Mayor Bill Hodge on June 30, he was informed that the checkpoints will start on Thursday at 2:00 p.m., and will end on Sunday at 8:00 p.m. Mexicali officials will be enforcing several things such as face-covering use …

  • 29 June

    4FRONTED AND AGROBAJA EXPO JOIN FORCES AGAIN TO OFFER A SERIES OF WEBINARS

    In the midst of COVID-19, the two organizations seek to inform the business community about the challenges and areas of opportunity in the binational megaregion.  Yuma, Arizona, June 29, 2020.- On May 20, Expo AgroBaja started a series of webinars focused on various areas of production and consumption, such as: …

  • 26 June

    THE PORT OF ENTRY CHECK POINTS TASK FORCE WILL CONTINUE THIS WEEKEND

    Starting this Friday, June 26, in the Zona Centro Port of Entry, West, Los Algodones, and San Luis Rio Colorado. Authorities will control the entry of foreigners and citizens to the city for tourism or non-essential activities and will avoid the introduction of beers, wines, and liquor into Mexico. Mexicali, …

  • 15 June

    The Mexico-USA relationship

    Column: Binational Perspective For more than 40 years I’ve been managing business between the US and Mexico, the conditions have never been in place with so much potential to take the border region from Matamoros-Brownsville to San Diego-Tijuana, few of us consider this scenario to be very positive during the …

  • 14 June

    Border Travel Restriction in Effect Until June 22

    -Editorial As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States announced that temporary travel restrictions with Mexico and Canada have been extended through June 22, 2020. The restrictions first went into effect on March 21. There is still no announcement if the restrictions will be extended to July but …

  • 11 June

    STOP racism and abuse of power

    By: Terry Ahtziry Cárdenas Banda, attorney, philanthropist, and law professor. Human rights have been recognized thanks to the sociohistorical process that has been evolving and growing due to the demands of transforming political, economic, social, and cultural conditions at different times. We are still living this social process, since human …

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