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July, 2022

  • 27 July

    Agenda 2030: corporations and human rights

    By: Terry Ahtziry Cardenas Banda, attorney, law professor, social activist, and philanthropist. On September 25 of 2015, the UN General Assembly adopted the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development, they called for an action plan in favor of people, the planet and prosperity, which also intends to strengthen universal peace and …

  • 26 July

    45% of Small Biz Employers Stop Hiring & 4% Plan Layoffs

    -Editorial For more than a year, small business employers have struggled to fill open positions. And while 51% are still trying to find workers for those posts, there’s been a significant shift in the labor situation this summer. Now, 45% say they’ve put any hiring on hold, largely because of …

  • 22 July

    Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup and the geopolitics

    By: Mario Beltrán Mainero, Consul for Community and Political Affairs at the Consulate of Mexico in Calexico 2022 has been a turbulent year on the international stage. Russia’s aggression towards Ukraine shocked the entire world, as large territorial invasions of countries were thought to be a thing of the past. …

  • 21 July

    COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL RETURNS BRINGING THOUSANDS OF VISITORS TO THE REGION

    -Editorial  Mayor Todd Gloria will kick off this year’s Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center. This is the first time the convention has taken place in-person since 2019 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning with a few hundred fans in 1970, Comic-Con has become a celebrated San Diego …

  • 21 July

    IID Wants Mineral Right Holders Have a Voice on Upcoming Lithium Tax

    -Editorial The Imperial Irrigation District Board of Directors wants to tie all the loose ends in regards to the lithium tax that will come in from the extraction. IID Board President James Hanks requested this item to be placed on the agenda. California Governor Gavin Newsom a bill that creates …

  • 20 July

    Hotel Coral y Marina’s Connection with the Regional Wine

    -Editorial Hotel Coral & Marina is a hotel located in the city of Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico. A charming city noted for its cultural events, award-winning cuisine, world-renowned wines, off-road racing, fishing, surfing, and craft beer. We have 147 suites, each and every one of which has a spectacular ocean …

  • 20 July

    How Would Imperial Valley Respond to a Mass Victimization Incident?

    -Editorial Salvador Rolando Ramos, 18, killed nineteen students and two teachers and wounded seventeen other people, at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. Earlier in the day, he shot his grandmother in the forehead at home, severely wounding her. Outside the school, he fired shots for approximately five minutes, before …

  • 19 July

    IID awards water safety summer activities grants

    -Editorial To help keep youth busy, cool and safe this summer, the Imperial Irrigation District is providing grant funds to cities and communities in the Imperial Valley in support of keeping pools open and/or providing other safe water activities. Grants ranging from $2,000 to $5,000 each were awarded during the …

  • 19 July

    TSA Adds Gender Inclusive Option to PreCheck Application

    -Editorial The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced the implementation of a new gender option for the TSA PreCheck application process. The TSA PreCheck program application has been updated to include an additional gender marker option to better serve non-binary and gender non-conforming Americans. This action will ensure the TSA PreCheck …

  • 15 July

    Binational Meeting Spotlights Medical-Educational Alliances

    -Editorial Leaders from both sides of the border gathered at Punta Este Mexicali to host a binational July 14 meeting to discuss border infrastructure, economic development, and education.  The Imperial-Mexicali Binational Alliance (IMBA) is a forum where public and private economic development organizations on both sides of the border separating …

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