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June, 2020

  • 19 June

    County Will Continue with Lending Program for Businesses Affected by COVID-19

    -Editorial The Imperial County Board of Supervisors agreed to continue with the business lending program to continue helping local businesses during these trying times. On May 12, 2020, the Imperial County Board of Supervisors approved the Imperial County Business Stabilization Lending Program. The program established $500,000 to help local businesses …

  • 18 June

    Supreme Court rules against Trump Administration Attempt to end DACA program

    -Editorial The Supreme Court rejected the Trump administration’s attempt to dismantle the program protecting undocumented immigrants brought to the country as children, a reprieve for nearly 650,000 recipients known as “dreamers.” The 5-4 ruling was written by Chief Justice John Roberts and joined by Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Elena Kagan, …

  • 17 June


    -Editorial Usually, the summer break season is always a good reason to keep our children busy while they are at home, these holidays will not be the exception, even, in times of the pandemic there are options for the little ones to stay entertained and learn in a fun and …

  • 17 June


    -The well-known “Ley Bonilla 2” fell by 14 votes in favor, 10 against it, and one abstention in the Baja California Congress. Mexicali, Baja Calfiornia.- The “Bonilla Law 2” was not approved by the state Congress as it did not reach a majority of votes. With 14 votes in favor, …

  • 16 June

    WHO welcomes preliminary results about dexamethasone use in treating critically ill COVID-19 patients

    -Editorial The World Health Organization welcomes the initial clinical trial results from the United Kingdom that show dexamethasone, a corticosteroid, can be lifesaving for patients who are critically ill with COVID-19. For patients on ventilators, the treatment was shown to reduce mortality by about one third, and for patients requiring …

  • 16 June

    Border Travel Restrictions Will Continue in Canada and Mexico

    -Editorial Border travel restrictions will continue through the month of July as it was announced this morning by the governments of the United States, Mexico, and Canada. The Trump Administration announced they will continue with the border restrictions with Mexico and Canada for one more month. The borders will remain closed …

  • 16 June

    Businessmen in Baja California defend investment, jobs and the rule of law

    -Editorial Representatives of the various business organizations in Baja California, met at a press conference, in order to express their disagreement with the various legislative changes that the State Congress has carried out in recent weeks. The above was reported by Carlos Ibarra Aguiar, State Technical Coordinator of the Business …

  • 15 June

    Academy Awards Moved to April 2021

    -Editorial The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced on June 15 that the 2021 ceremony would officially be moved to Sunday, April 25. The ceremony was previously scheduled for February 28. Since much about the Covid-19 pandemic remains unclear, from treatment and vaccine timelines to the safety of …

  • 15 June

    County Health Department Gives Briefing of COVID-19 situation

    -Editorial The Imperial County Health Department gave an update about the current situation of COVID-19 locally. As of June 15, 19,250 have been tested in Imperial Valley. There have been 4,298 total positive cases with 1,047 active cases. 3,204 have recovered and there have been 47 deaths. There are currently …

  • 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 …