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July, 2020

  • 12 July

    U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS TOURISM COMMISSIONER URGES CONTINUED VIGILANCE IN COVID-19 BATTLE

    U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS. – U.S. Virgin Islands Commissioner of Tourism Joseph Boschulte is reminding Virgin Islanders and visitors to the Territory to continue complying with public health guidance to mitigate the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the Territory. Responding to international reports concerning a spike in cases in …

  • 12 July

    Mexico and the United States maintain close coordination on economic, health and security unprecedented issues throughout 2020

    -Analysis of the meeting between the President of the United States of America, Donald J. Trump, and the President of the United States of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador. By: Dr. Alejandro Diaz-Bautista, Economist (Ph.D.) The Trump-AMLO meeting was about the trade agreement, the economy, and also about politics. Mexico …

  • 11 July

    WHO and partners to help more than 1 billion people quit tobacco to reduce risk of COVID-19

    -Editorial A new Access Initiative for Quitting Tobacco aims to help the world’s 1.3 billion tobacco users quit. Stopping smoking is more important than ever as evidence reveals that smokers are more likely than non-smokers to have severe outcomes from COVID-19. The project gives people free access to nicotine replacement …

  • 11 July

    Governor Newsom Announces More Firefighting Support Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

    -Editorial Governor Gavin Newsom visited McClellan Air Force Base to highlight the state’s wildfire mitigation capabilities and discuss new efforts to protect emergency personnel and evacuees from COVID-19 during wildfires. The Governor also announced the state would hire 858 more firefighters and six California Conservation Corps (CCC) crews through October …

  • 10 July

    NATIONAL GUARD MOBILE LABORATORY DEPLOYED TO IMPERIAL COUNTY

    The mobile lab will assist in processing COVID-19 tests with quicker results. IMPERIAL COUNTY, CA.- Imperial County Officials have announced the collaboration between Imperial County Public Health Department and the California Military Department. A National Guard mobile analytical laboratory has been deployed to Imperial County to assist the County’s ongoing …

  • 10 July

    Greyhound Captures a Historic Moment During World War II

    -Editorial The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recommends Greyhound as a movie to watch and enjoy. Tom Hanks adapted the screenplay, produced and stars in the story of US Navy Commander Ernest Krause, assigned to lead an Allied convoy across the Atlantic during World War II. His convoy, …

  • 10 July

    IID Makes Annual Contribution to Colorado River Board

    -Editorial The Imperial Irrigation District Board of Directors approved their annual funding contribution to the Colorado River Board at their July 7th meeting. The board met in their regular session to approve a $661,250 contribution to the Colorado River Board of California’s 2020-2021 budget to help achieve the mission to …

  • 9 July

    Trump Signs Hispanic Prosperity Initiative Executive Order

    -Editorial President Donald Trump signed an executive order intended to support Hispanics in the U.S. economically and school choice. “Hispanic Americans are not only living the American Dream, but their incredible efforts are unlocking the American Dream for citizens all across our land,” President Donald J. Trump. The event took …

  • 9 July

    Unemployment Benefits Could End for Many July 31st

    -Editorial The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has had a deep impact on the rate of unemployment in the United States. The federal government passed a series of laws that would help people during this pandemic, including an additional $600 of unemployment benefits to help people. The expiration of these …

  • 9 July

    San Diego County Board Approves Small Business Stimulus Program

    -Editorial Local small businesses and restaurants suffering financial losses due to COVID-19 can now apply for a grant from the County of San Diego. The Board of Supervisors approved a new Small Business Stimulus Program Tuesday during a Board meeting that also included a report on the behavioral health aspects …

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