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June, 2020

  • 22 June

    WHO Says Influenza Needs to Be Addressed

    -Editorial While the world is seeing an increase in cases of COVID-19, influenza needs to be addressed also. The World Health Organization warned that the influenza season is coming and countries need to be alert. “It took more than 2 months for the first 100,000 cases to be reported. For …

  • 22 June

    IID Working with Their Employees to Keep Them Safe During Pandemic

    -Editorial The Imperial Irrigation District continues to adapt to the current pandemic by taking care of their employees working at home. At the June 16 IID Board meeting, General Manager Henry Martinez spoke about how they are working with their employees from home while this pandemic is still going on. …

  • 22 June

    Camilo Garcia Appointed to the Calexico City Council

    -Editorial The Calexico City Council voted to appoint Camilo Garcia as the new member of the governing body during their meeting held on June 17. On June 8, 2020, Mayor Pro Tem David Romero resigned from his position on the City Council. As a result, his seat on the city …

  • 22 June

    Brawley Will Have a COVID-19 Testing Site

    -Editorial Brawley will have a testing site as soon as next week as it will open an opportunity for residents to see if they have COVID-19. At the press conference briefing June 22, the Imperial County Health Department informed that the testing site in Calexico will move to Brawley starting …

  • 20 June

    Trump Begins His Campaign in Oklahoma

    -Editorial US President Donald Trump has held his first campaign rally since March when the US coronavirus lockdown began. There were concerns the event could increase the spread of Covid-19. Just hours before the rally, the campaign said six staff members involved in organizing it had tested positive. The crowd …

  • 20 June

    U.S. Department of Labor Releases Guidelines for Non-Essential Business to Reopen

    -Editorial The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued guidance to assist employers in reopening non-essential businesses and their employees returning to work during the evolving coronavirus pandemic. The guidance supplements the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ previously developed Guidance on …

  • 20 June


    TIJUANA, B.C.- With the aim of reactivating the economic activity in Baja California, and to support producers and entrepreneurs, the Secretary of Sustainable Economy and Tourism (SEST), announced the program “Buy in La Baja”, which consists of linking micro and small companies from Baja California with large commercial chains.  “It …

  • 19 June

    Juneteenth Celebration Brings a Sense of Unity in The United States

    -Editorial Juneteenth also is known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, Liberation Day, and Emancipation Day is a holiday celebrating the emancipation of those who had been enslaved in the United States. Originating in Texas, it is now celebrated annually on the 19th of June throughout the United States, with varying …

  • 19 June

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Is Deploying a Team to Imperial County

    -Editorial The Imperial County Public Health Department shared this week that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is deploying a team to Imperial County to provide support for contact tracing, binational case investigations, hospital infection prevention, and control and reporting, data management, and planning. The CDC team will …

  • 19 June


    The sanitary checkpoints will continue operating this weekend from Friday, June 19 at 2:00 p.m. and until Monday the 22nd, at the West Port of Entry, East Port of Entry, Los Algodones, and San Luis Rio Colorado. Pantheons will remain closed throughout the municipality, Valle and San Felipe. The operations …