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July, 2020

  • 2 July

    Soles de Mexicali Ready to Play Despite Pandemic

    -Editorial Live entertainment and sports have been the most affected by the pandemic but that won’t stop Soles de Mexicali from going for another championship during this upcoming season. Soles de Mexicali will play the upcoming season but with modifications to ensure the safety to the players of the audience, …

  • 2 July

    Rosie Fernandez Appointed as Mayor of Calexico

    -Editorial The Calexico City Council appointed Rosie Fernandez as the new Mayor of Calexico and Morris Reisen as Mayor Pro Tem. Fernandez becomes the third female Mayor of Calexico in the history of Calexico as she took the mayorship position from Bill Hodge. The council also welcomed Camilo Garcia as …

  • 2 July

    Imperial County Announces Amended Health Order

    -Editorial In a press conference held July 1, Imperial County Health Officer Dr. Stephen Munday introduced an amended health order in response to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s call to combat COVID-19 in Imperial Valley. The amended order includes: – Stay at home order remains in place. – No non-essential gatherings of …

  • 1 July

    NAFTA ends and The USMCA Enters into Force in July 2020

    The Trade Agreement between Mexico, the United States, and Canada (USMCA) enters into force on July 1, 2020. By: Dr. Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economist (PhD.) The decree promulgating the protocol that replaces the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with the Treaty between the United States of America, the United Mexican …

  • 1 July

    California Senate Committee Hear About Impacts of COVID-19 in the Cali-Baja Mega Region

    -Editorial The Select Committee on California-Mexico Cooperation and the Special Committee on Pandemic Emergency Response held a special meeting to discuss the Impact of COVID-19 in the Cali-Baja border region. The meeting was held in the California State Capitol in the Senate Chamber was lead by State Senator Ben Hueso. …

  • 1 July

    WHO Discusses the Last Six-Months of COVID-19

    -Editorial This week marks six months since the World Health Organization received the first reports of a cluster of cases of pneumonia of unknown causes in China. The six-month anniversary of the outbreak coincides with reaching 10 million cases and 500,000 deaths. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that even when …

June, 2020

  • 30 June

    Mexicali to Have COVID Checkpoints Again Starting Thursday

    -Editorial In a letter sent by the City of Mexicali to Calexico Mayor Bill Hodge on June 30, he was informed that the checkpoints will start on Thursday at 2:00 p.m., and will end on Sunday at 8:00 p.m. Mexicali officials will be enforcing several things such as face-covering use …

  • 30 June

    Governor Newsom Signs 2020 Budget Act

    -Editorial Governor Gavin Newsom signed the 2020 Budget Act – a $202.1 billion spending plan that strengthens emergency response, protects public health and safety, and promotes economic recovery while closing a $54.3 billion budget shortfall caused by the COVID-19 recession. “In the face of a global pandemic that has also …

  • 30 June

    California Orders the Closure of Bar in Seven Counties

    -Editorial The California Department of Public Health and California Governor Gavin Newsom released last weekend guidance on the closure of bars for counties on the County Monitoring List. The Department recommends that counties on the County Monitoring List for three or more consecutive days, but less than 14 days, close bars through local …

  • 30 June

    Governor Ducey Takes Further Action to Reverse COVID-19 Spread in Arizona

    -Editorial  As part of continued efforts to reverse the trend of COVID-19 spread in Arizona, Governor Doug Ducey today signed an Executive Order to prohibit large gatherings, cease the issuance of new special event licenses and pause the operations of bars, gyms, movie theaters, waterparks, and tubing rentals. The pause …