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August, 2020

  • 3 August

    Businessmen in Baja California Request a Review on Education Law

    By: Melissa Dorame, Reporter Mexicali, B. C.- At a virtual press conference organized by the Chamber of Commerce COPARMEX, hand in hand with associations, as well as COPASE and educational institutes, the revision of the modifications to the Education Law of the State of Baja California was requested. Everardo Basilio, …

  • 3 August

    Niland Cleanup Will Begin This Week

    -Editorial On Monday, August 3rd, Imperial County Board Chairman of the Board and District 2 Supervisor, Luis A. Plancarte, will be joined by District 4 Supervisor, Ryan E. Kelley, and representatives from California Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES), EFR Environmental Services, Team Rubicon and Republic Waste Services to launch …

  • 3 August

    CHURCHES AND POOLS REOPEN IN BAJA CALIFORNIA

    The head of the SEST said that the Baja California government generates a controlled economic revival to prevent epidemic outbreaks. MEXICALI, B.C.- The reactivation of churches and swimming pools that comply with sanitary protocols to prevent contagion, was authorized by the state Administration headed by Governor Jaime Bonilla Valdez, announced …

  • 2 August

    Same-Sex Marriage Rejected in Baja California for the Second Time

    By: Melissa Dorame, Reporter Mexicali, B. C.- On July 30, in a virtual session, the bill or opinion number 51 that recognizes same-sex marriage returned to Congress. The initiative was rejected once again with 16 votes in favor, 6 against it, and 3 abstentions. On July 24, 2020, it was …

  • 1 August

    Imperial County Response to COVID-19

    -Editorial Luis Plancarte was appointed chairman of the board of Imperial County for 2020 not knowing he would face as the leader of the county the most challenging time of this generation. Plancarte works along with county staff and employees to make sure the county continues with their services while …

  • 1 August

    Despite the Coronavirus Crisis, Remittances Shipments to Mexico Increase in 2020

    By: Dr. Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economist (Ph.D.). During 2020, poverty in Mexico will increase due to the coronavirus health crisis, despite the shipment of remittances by Mexican countrymen. The Bank of Mexico (Banxico) reported that the total remittances sent to Mexico during the month of May were 3,379 million dollars despite …

July, 2020

  • 31 July

    No Deal Reached On Unemployment Benefit Extension

    -Editorial The White House offered a short-term extension Thursday of a $600 weekly unemployment benefit that has helped keep families and the economy afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic, but Democrats rejected it, saying President Donald Trump’s team failed to grasp the severity of the crisis. Democratic leaders panned the idea …

  • 31 July

    USCIS Adjusts Fees to Help Meet Operational Needs

    WASHINGTON—Today, the Department of Homeland Security announced a final rule that adjusts fees for certain immigration and naturalization benefit requests to ensure U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services recovers its costs of services. Unlike most government agencies, USCIS is fee funded. Fees collected and deposited into the Immigration Examinations Fee Account fund nearly …

  • 31 July

    REPS. VARGAS AND RUIZ’S SALTON SEA RESTORATION LANGUAGE INCLUDED IN WATER RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT ACT

    Washington, D.C. – This week, language submitted by Reps. Vargas (CA-51) and Ruiz (CA-36) was included in the Water Resources Development Act for Salton Sea restoration efforts.  The legislation will help carry out water resource development projects and a study for the construction of a perimeter lake to restore the …

  • 30 July

    The Academy Recommends “Garden Party” as A Must-Watch Short Film

    -Editorial The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recommends Garden Party as the short film that should be seen this weekend. The animated short film, Garden Party, a group of frogs and toads make themselves comfortable in an abandoned villa. Slowly, the mystery of the owner’s whereabouts unfolds. Made …

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