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July, 2020

  • 8 July

    Same-sex marriage approved in Baja California

    By: Melissa Dorame Velázquez, Reporter Mexicali, B.C.- The Governance, Legislation, and Constitutional Points Commission approved the draft opinion regarding same-sex marriage in the state, which will be passed to the plenary session of the Baja California Congress. The stated initiative to reform the Constitution of Baja California in its Civil …

  • 8 July

    Meeting Between Trump and Lopez Obrador Ushers a New Trade Era in North America

    -Editorial President Donald Trump is hosting Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador at the White House Wednesday to recognize the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), which took effect July 1. “The relationship between the United States and Mexico has never been closer,” Trump said during the press conference. “Both of our …

  • 8 July

    Imperial County Board of Supervisors Extends Tenant Rent Freeze for Those Affected by COVID-19

    -Editorial Renters in the unincorporated area who lose their jobs or get buried in medical bills because of the COVID-19 pandemic are now shielded from being evicted from their homes until September 30, 2020. The board met on Tuesday, July 7 to extend helps renters have peace of mind if …

  • 8 July

    Ivy League Schools Choose Online Classes for This Fall

    -Editorial Ivy League Schools in the United States have made a decision to have their fall semester online in order to lower the exposure of their students and staff to COVID-19. Most of the top universities have either chosen to go fully online or have a combination of in-person or …

  • 7 July

    FDA Advises Against Usage of Hand Sanitizer Produced in Mexico

    The Federal Drug Administration advises consumers to not use any hand sanitizer manufactured by Eskbiochem SA de CV in Mexico, due to the potential presence of methanol, a substance that can be toxic when absorbed through the skin or ingested.   Substantial methanol exposure can result in serious health conditions or …

  • 7 July

    Trump Wants Children to Go Back to School

    -Editorial The Trump administration wants students to back to school with their teachers this fall. That was the topic during a round table discussion about how to reopen schools in the White House. “Our country has got to get back, and it’s got to get back as soon as possible. …

  • 7 July

    San Diego Reacts to Governor’s Order to Close In-Door Activities

    -Editorial Indoor dining at restaurants, bars, breweries, and wineries will close July 7 for at least three weeks, after the County remained on the state’s Monitoring List for three consecutive days due to the region’s high number of COVID-19 cases. Outdoor/patio dining today is still permitted until 10 p.m., but …

  • 6 July

    California Adds New Counties to The COVID-19 Watchlist

    -Editorial Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday that the state now has 23 counties on its coronavirus watchlist. Newly added counties are: Colusa, Madera, Marin, Merced, Monterey and San Diego. Those counties are being asked to close indoor operations for some businesses, including restaurants and movie theaters. Bars must fully close …

  • 6 July

    Tourism in Baja California Suffers a Decline During July 4 Weekend

    -Editorial The pandemic has impacted tourism around the world but Baja California is taking action to continue supporting the local economy. In normal times, thousands of tourists would travel to the beaches of Baja California to enjoy a relaxing weekend. This year things were different as tourism experienced a decline …

  • 6 July


    Mexicali, B.C.- Given the challenging situation that our community is going through, “Mujeres Que Viven” Foundation organized the first edition of “Virtual Bingo”, where the Cachanilla community joined, to exceed the established goal and the event turned out into a complete success. Under the initiative of its President, Mrs. Ma. …