Immigrant Caravan finally arrives in Mexicali and Tijuana

Immigrant Caravan finally arrives in Mexicali and Tijuana

Apr 24, 2018

Mexicali and Tijuana expect to receive more than 600 Central American migrants. The municipal police of both cities will participate in the operation know as “Attention to the Migrant Caravan”. In the shelters of Tijuana they do not have enough space, and for that reason they must be distributed in at least five other shelters, depending on the number of people arriving. At the Movimiento Juventud 2000 shelter of this city, they are prepared with tents, clothes and food to provide a dignified treatment to the members of the Migrant Caravan. Many of these Central Americans say that they were invited by their own relatives in the US. The immigration authorities in Baja California announced the arrival of the Migrant Caravan, this Monday 23rd in Mexicali and Tuesday 24th April in Tijuana. Most of these people are fleeing the economic situation and insecurity in their countries, starting the trip throughout Mexico to reach Tijuana and seek political asylum in the United States. These caravans are constant every year, but in this case, due to the comments of the president of the United States, Donald Trump, a greater level of attention has been given to this group of immigrants. TBP...

STATE GOVERNMENT TAKES PREVENTION AND CONTROL MEASURES AGAINST BROWN TICK

STATE GOVERNMENT TAKES PREVENTION AND CONTROL MEASURES AGAINST BROWN TICK

Apr 24, 2018

Monday, April 23, 2018. – As part of the follow-up to the control actions of the dog’s brown tick, which is vector transmitter of the dangerous rickettsia, the Government of the State through the Ministry of Health, went to Fraccionamiento Valle de las Misiones, located in the west side of ​​Mexicali, to carry out prevention work. Local authorities carried out different activities and actions such as entomological surveys in homes and pets, household spraying, deworming of dogs and the application of the canine / feline antirabies vaccine, in those animals that for some reason were not previously immunized. 40 blocks (800 houses) of this neighborhood were sprayed with insecticide and a total of 1,396 dogs were dewormed, in order to protect approximately 3,200 citizens that reside in this zone of the state capital. It is reiterated to residents that these actions taken by the Zoonoses Program are completely free of charge, and the municipal personnel wears an identification badge and uniform. Source: SSP del Estado de Baja...

CDI promotes Mexicali in Hannover World Fair of industry and commerce

CDI promotes Mexicali in Hannover World Fair of industry and commerce

Apr 23, 2018

In order to promote Mexicali’s economic development, a representation of the city attended the Hannover Messe World Fair, which is considered the biggest industrial trade expo all over the world and Mexicali is present with a stand in the Fair, which has been set up and coordinated by Mexicali Industrial Development Commission (CDI in Spanish). The president of the CDI, Mario Juarez Lopez de Nava, informed that there have also been several business meetings with people from all over the world, who are also participating and/or attending the fair. The CDI also participated in the summit business meeting between Mexico and Germany, with the attendance of Germany Prime Minister, Angela Merker and Mexico’s President, Enrique Peña Nieto as guests of Honor. Hanover Messe World Fair will finish on April 27th and there are five thousand expositors and an expected attendance of more than 200 thousand people from all over the world....

PEP and INM detect 3 Americans wanted in the US for different crimes

PEP and INM detect 3 Americans wanted in the US for different crimes

Apr 23, 2018

MEXICALI, B.C., to April 20, 2018.- North Americans who were sought by authorities in their country of origin for crimes such as trafficking of drugs, robbery and sexual exploitation, were detected by agents of the International Liaison Coordination of the State Police Preventive Program (PEP) and the National Institute of Migration in Mexicali and Tijuana. From the International Liaison Coordination of the PEP, it was reported that the detection of the first subject was generated during an operation of migratory control that both instances carried out in Colonia Pueblo Nuevo of the state capital, where they proceeded to verify the legal status of these foreigners. After verifying the subject’s named Ezequiel “N”, 29 years old originally from Los Angeles, California, United States, He reported that he did not prove his legal stay in the country. In another operation in Colonia Orizaba PEP agents detected Michael Arthur “N”, 28 years old, originally from Los Angeles, California, who was sought by the US Marshals since November 2016 with 10 charges for the crime of sexual exploitation. Finally in Tijuana at an immigration control point in Colonia Francisco Villa Hassan “N”, 39, was located, who could not demonstrate his legal stay in Mexico, and who was wanted from November 2017 by the US Marshals for the crime of trafficking Marijuana to the US. Therefore, the suspect was handed out to the US Marshall and his legal status is yet to be determined by the proper authorities in the US....

GOVERNOR KIKO VEGA AND PRESIDENT OF DIF BC BRENDA RUACHO, PRESIDE FIFTH EDITION OF THE CIRCUIT “PRIMERA DAMA 2018”

GOVERNOR KIKO VEGA AND PRESIDENT OF DIF BC BRENDA RUACHO, PRESIDE FIFTH EDITION OF THE CIRCUIT “PRIMERA DAMA 2018”

Apr 23, 2018

With a participation of 2 thousand 521 Mexicalenses, the fifth edition of the Circuit First Lady “Roll, Run, Jog, Walk, Scale and Have Fun”,was held in Mexicali, to the construction of the Tijuana Family Ranch, which was headed by the Governor Francisco Vega de Lamadrid, and the President of DIF Baja California, Mrs. Brenda Ruacho de Vega. The Governor thanked all the participants for attending an event that he described as fun and family oriented, “with the help from all of you, we are doing our part to the construct the Family Ranch, to serve families of children from Baja California and the region, when they go to Tijuana to receive medical care and / or therapies in specialized hospitals, where they can stay together with their parents comfortably”. The President of DIF Baja California, Mrs. Brenda Ruacho de Vega, thanked everyone for their cooperation, so that the project soon be a reality, for families from all the State of limited resources, to have a decent place to to stay, “thank you always for walking hand in hand with us and never leave us alone. ” The circuit will also be held on April 29 in Tijuana, having as headquarters the monument to Abraham Lincoln, and on May 6 in Ensenada, taking the Coastal boulevard as the starting point. This circuit is supported by the Institute of Sport and Physical Culture (INDE), the Ladies Committee Volunteers of DIF Baja California, various educational centers, as well as sponsors, that united support this noble cause.   Source: Gobierno del estado de Baja...

Criminals rob and burn down houses in Mexicali

Criminals rob and burn down houses in Mexicali

Apr 22, 2018

In the early morning hours of Tuesday April 17, the Sández family suffered a tragedy, along with the Campos family and Mr. Luis from Colonia Pioneeros de Progreso, as they all lost their homes, their clothes, their heritage, all consumed by the fire, which apparently was provoked by known criminals in the area and who have already been attributed other similar incidents. There have been already over 18 fires so far this month apparently caused by these criminals. In the street of Coronado of this neighborhood, several fires have been provoked by thieves, that even when being already fully identified, are still on the loose, since municipal authorities have not been able to detain them and solve this situation. “The association Ayudando a Mexicali, together with the community and the House of Culture of Progreso, which will be the collection center, are organizing a campaign to collect clothes, food, and other items to help these families. Everything is welcome, a spoon, a glass, whatever peole can donate, which will be distributed to these families in need. Fuente:...