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REGIONAL

Relevant news concerning the region belonging to California and Baja California’s border.
Noticias relevantes relacionadas a la región perteneciente a la frontera de California y Baja California.

January, 2024

  • 3 January

    Claudine Gay resigns as Harvard University president

    -Editorial Harvard University President Claudine Gay resigned in the wake of plagiarism allegations and scrutiny surrounding her testimony during a congressional hearing. The criticism came from her inability to assert definitively that calls for the genocide of Jews on campus would violate the school’s conduct policy. On assuming office in …

  • 2 January

    California’s Minimum Wage Surge: A $16.00/Hour Game-Changer for Workers and Businesses

    -Editorial California has increased its minimum wage in 2024. The decision, which comes after months of deliberation and input from various stakeholders, is expected to have far-reaching implications for both employees and businesses across the state. The minimum wage in California, effective January 1, 2024, is $16.00/hour for all employers. …

December, 2023

  • 31 December

    The Silent Revolution: Transforming Medicine with Advanced Technology

    By: Dr. Elton Gómez, a specialist in regenerative medicine. Medicine is undergoing an unprecedented revolution thanks to the convergence of advanced technologies. This article will explore how the fusion of biology, regenerative medicine, programming, artificial intelligence, materials science, and ancestral knowledge is shaping the future of healthcare. From more precise …

  • 31 December

    Media Freedom Coalition Condemns Stand News Closure and Hong Kong’s Press Freedom Erosion

    -Editorial In a joint declaration, members of the Media Freedom Coalition (MFC) express deep concern over ongoing assaults on press freedom by Hong Kong and mainland Chinese authorities. The imposition of the National Security Law in June 2020 has led to increased self-censorship among local media, while prosecutions under sedition …

  • 31 December

    Imperial County’s Lithium Valley Soars in 2023 with Transformative Developments

    -Editorial The County of Imperial is proud to announce a year full of significant achievements and developments of Lithium Valley. Monumental progress was made in 2023 in transforming the Salton Sea region into a global hub for lithium extraction and battery production.  County efforts commenced in February with the Board …

  • 30 December

    Ensenada Embarks on 2024 with Arrival of 26 Cruise Ships in January

    -Editorial In an unprecedented move, the Mayor of Ensenada revealed that the city will welcome 26 cruise ships from nine renowned shipping lines as the year 2024 begins. Typically, the port receives between four to six lines in a given period, making this an exceptional occurrence in the city’s maritime …

  • 29 December

    Data Reveals Robust Retail Sales During Holiday Season

    -Editorial According to preliminary insights from Mastercard SpendingPulseTM, U.S. retail sales excluding automotive increased +3.1% year-over-year this holiday season, running from November 1 through December 24. Mastercard SpendingPulse measures in-store and online retail sales across all forms of payment and is not adjusted for inflation. “This holiday season, the consumer …

  • 29 December

    Democratic Candidates Outline Visions for Assembly District 36’s Future at Forum

    -Editorial As the 36th State Assembly District election nears, five Democratic candidates gathered on December 28th to discuss issues impacting the Imperial Valley. Hosted at the Prestige Event Center in Heber, the event offered a platform for candidates to present their stances on key topics and engage in constructive dialogue …

  • 28 December

    Imperial County Supervisors Approve Strategic Plan to Usher An Era of Growth and Collaboration

    -Editorial On Tuesday, December 19th, at their regular scheduled meeting, the Imperial County Board of Supervisors took a significant step towards shaping a brighter future with the unanimous approval and adoption of the County of Imperial’s 2023 Strategic Plan. This marks a historic moment as only the second Strategic Plan …

  • 28 December

    U.S. and Mexico High-Level Officials Convene to Tackle Looming Border Crisis

    -Editorial Acknowledging that there is a looming border crisis that cannot be ignored anymore, high-level officials from the U.S. and Mexico met on how to solve the migrant situation that is affecting the southern border.  Following a phone call between President Andrés Manuel López Obrador and U.S. President Joe Biden, …

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