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July, 2020

  • 28 July

    Republicans Unveil New Stimulus Package

    -Editorial The Republican-led Senate calls its $1 trillion bill the Health Economic Assistance Liability Protection and Schools (HEALS) Act. This comes several weeks after the Democratic-led House of Representatives passed its $3 trillion relief plan called the HEROES Act. “Just like in March, with the CARES Act, Senate Republicans have …

  • 28 July

    Citizens Protest with Caravan for Traditional Marriage

    By: Melissa Dorame, Reporter. Mexicali, B.C.- On Sunday, July 26, a Mega-Caravan took place around the state of Baja California, organized by the community in favor of marriage and the family in their traditional form, in which nearly 1,600 vehicles paraded. In Mexicali, this event was held in the streets …

  • 26 July

    Newsom Announces New Protections for Essential Workers

    -Editorial California Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to continue protecting essential workers such as construction laborers, food prep employees, farmworkers, truck drivers and cashiers, who are being disproportionately impacted the pandemic. Newsom announced the state will be expanding on the Roomkey model, by providing more hotel rooms and subsidies for essential workers …

  • 25 July

    Several Countries Banned U.S. Tourists Due to COVID-19

    -Editorial As COVID-19 cases rise in the United States, many countries around the world have banned U.S. tourists to enter into their countries. More than 4.1 million people in the United States have been infected with the coronavirus and at least 146,200 have died, according to recent data. Several Presidential …

  • 25 July

    U.S. Senate to Unveil New Stimulus Package

    -Editorial The second stimulus package has been agreed upon in the Senate and will be included in the government’s next economic aid package. This could mean a second round of $1,200 direct payments is on the way. Republican leaders have confirmed stimulus check 2 is included in the upcoming stimulus …

  • 24 July

    Customs will increase collection and combat of technical and ‘rough’ smuggling of merchandise: Horacio Duarte Olivares

    -Editorial To guarantee the collection that is generated in the 49 customs offices of the country, the General Administrator of Customs, Horacio Duarte Olivares, announced that he will implement a strategy to combat technical and ‘rough’ merchandise smuggling: “We are going to maintain and increase the collection at customs, remembering …

  • 24 July


    “Live a Safe Adventure” is the campaign that seeks to generate an influx of visitors to enjoy nature with caution. TIJUANA, B.C.- To generate responsible tourism conditions, and collaborate with local touristic operators, the State Government will implement the “Live a Safe Adventure” campaign, reported Mario Escobedo, head of the …

  • 23 July

    Calexico Rotary Club Donates Sanitizing Supplies to Police and Fire Departments

    -Editorial In an effort to create a positive difference during a global pandemic, the Calexico Rotary Club delivered hand sanitizers and disinfecting supplies to the Calexico police and fire departments. Calexico Rotary Club was awarded a COVID-19 $250 Grant from District 5340 and matched it with an additional $250 to …

  • 23 July

    IV Equity & Justice Sends Eviction Protection Ordinance for Renters and Small Businesses to Calexico City Council

    -Editorial When it comes to COVID-19, Calexico has been the hardest hit city, within the hardest-hit county in the State of California. Calexico accounts for 30 percent of the county’s recorded infections and 39 percent of deaths, with only 21 percent of the county population. With high rates of unemployment …

  • 23 July

    The Imperial Irrigation District Board of Directors Review the Alfalfa, Bermuda, and Kleingrass Program

    -Editorial The IID Board met in regular session on July 21 and was briefed on a program that has been in place for three years and its current status. In December 2017, the IID Board of Directors authorized the development of modification to the On-Farm Efficiency Conservation Program description and …