COTUCO reinforces Mexicali promotion in the USA

COTUCO reinforces Mexicali promotion in the USA

Nov 21, 2017

Positioning Baja California capital city, Mexicali, in the United States, regarding Medical as well as Adventure Tourism, advertising the different sports and amusement activities is the main goal of the promotion tour that the City Council of Mexicali has been doing, said the Director of the Committee for Tourism and Conventions (COTUCO) of Mexicali, Omar Dipp Nuñez. He also said that the strategy is based upon promoting the positive side of the City of Mexicali in events where there is a huge traffic of tourism hailing from Los Angeles and San Bernardino and two cities in Arizona, as well as the visitors flow to triathlon competitions, health events for retired American citizens as well as Off Road races in cities such as Long Beach, New Port Beach, Culver City, Fullerton, San Fernando, Anaheim, Tijuana and for the first time in off road races Baja 500 and in the contingency of the Baja 1000 in Ensenada which hosted more than 25 thousand visitors. He also said that Mayor Gustavo Sanchez aims to improve the tourist flow to Mexicali which might reflect in an income growth for all the city as well as job creation and several other benefits that Mexicali offers to the people visiting the city, so there will be an EXPO MEXICALI in YUMA Saturday November 25th, and thanks to the intensive negotiations carried out by Mayor Sanchez the UTV Off Road Expo that will take place in Scottsdale Arizona this year, will be held in Mexicali next...

First cultural festival of Haiti takes place in Mexicali

First cultural festival of Haiti takes place in Mexicali

Nov 19, 2017

The large number of Haitians who already reside in Mexicali recently organized a cultural festival to show the cachanilla community part of their country’s folklore, gastronomy, art and culture in general. The festival was held at the State Arts Center (Ceart) located on De los Presidentes Road, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm on Thursday November 16, where there was tasting of typical food, music, dance and exhibition of artistic works featuring the performance of Nixon Lervine, who arrived in these lands more than a year ago in search of the “American dream”. Several families from Mexicali such as the Caballero Reyes and Martínez González, as well as Elizabeth, Rosalva, Loreto, Alberto, Miriam, María Carmen, Ariadna Romero y Cristín García were present at the event. Source:...

Child dies due to “accidental shooting” in Mexicali

Child dies due to “accidental shooting” in Mexicali

Nov 18, 2017

A 9 year-old child died and his mother was injured in an incident that occurred during the early morning hours of Thursday NOvember 15 in a house in Mexicali, according to police reports. The death of Juan José and the injury of Nayeli Tolento Tosaya, 29 years old, was caused by gunfire inside their house located on Avenida Río Baluarte of the Paseos del Sol neighborhood, south of the city. There are conflicting versions of what happened. The first is that the boy accidentally fired the gun and a bullet wounded his mother, piercing her leg to bounce and then lodge in the kid´s body. The second version is that 29 year old Nayeli was the one who made the shot. The incident took place around seven in the morning when the child was preparing to go to school. The victim is the nephew of the local PAN representative Sergio Tolento. Source:...

March against animal abuse will be held in Mexicali on November 19

March against animal abuse will be held in Mexicali on November 19

Nov 17, 2017

A march against animal abuse and torture will be held next Sunday November 19 in Mexicali, Baja California, organized by citizens and independent rescuers. Elia Montes Ramírez, animal activist and independent rescuer, explained that in two recent cases of animal torture, the aggressors were released without any type of penalty or fine. “The society in general and animal advocates are concerned because these people are time bombs, people who are insensitive to the pain of a living being, and who can easily harm other living beings that they consider as “inferior” as children and women …” “They have a psychotic personality,” said the psychologist. The cases she referred to were recently published on The Baja Post: 1.- A man who slaughtered two cats. 2.- Two people that hanged a dog 3.- A defenseless dog was beaten with a shovel on the head and then buried alive by three men. It is totally absurd and unfair that these people were released after the owners of the animals did not press any charges against them. Montes Ramírez explained that the cases met the sanction criteria and that a reform is required to prevent the owners from granting the pardon. The march is scheduled for Sunday, November 19 at 1:00 pm, leaving the UABC vice-rectory on Benito Juarez Boulevard to Lazaro Cárdenas monument.   Penal Code of the State of baja California CHAPTER II MISTREATMENT OR ANIMAL CRUELTY ARTICLE 342.– Anyone who intentionally commits an act of mistreatment or cruelty against an animal shall be subject to three months to two years in prison and a fine of fifty to one hundred days of state’s minimum wage....

Canacintra agrees with the cadastral adjustment of the City of Mexicali

Canacintra agrees with the cadastral adjustment of the City of Mexicali

Nov 14, 2017

ALFREDO AZCARATE VARELA THE BAJA POST/EDITOR Mexicali Chamber of Industry (Canacintra in Spanish) agrees with the adjustment that the City Counsil applied to real estate values in order to determine the so called “Landowner’s tax”, which radical groups such as Mexicali Resiste consider a raise on the taxation, the industrial chamber President, Juan Ignacio Galego considers that it is the right decision for Mexicali and that it will bring several benefits to its residents. Mexicali industrial leader said that Canacintra is part of the Committee of Real State Assessment of the City Council where they thoroughly analyze and study (all year long) the prices and other factors that have a direct influence on these prices. Gallego Topete estimates that the adjustment borders the 5% depending on the district or area of Mexicali, that it is coherent with the inflation rates and will allow Mexicali City Council to keep facing expenses for services that Mexicali residents require such as pavement, pothole fixing, street lights and security among others. The business community agrees with the adjustments, according to inflation, and they are sure that it will be beneficial for Mexicali but (anyway) Canacintra will watching over to make sure the resources are destined to public services required by...

Ten months later, the crowds have worn thin: 500 marched in Mexicali last Sunday

Ten months later, the crowds have worn thin: 500 marched in Mexicali last Sunday

Nov 13, 2017

ALFREDO AZCARATE VARELA THE BAJA POST/EDITOR Apenas 500 personas llegaron el domingo 12 de noviembre al Centro Cívico de Mexicali, que en enero de 2017 fue escenario de una gran movilización social donde miles de cachanillas llegaron a un clímax emocional provocado por el descontento de la gente que rechazaba gasolinazos, aumentos al predial, placas nuevas, ley del agua, asociaciones público/privadas y otras medidas que provocaron descontento y la marcha de miles de personas en enero. Las causas se olvidan y un reducido grupo ciudadano llamado MEXICALI RESISTE, se va doblegando poco a poco desgastándose en su propio discurso y una hermética auto indulgencia que los hace caer en el autoengaño de creer que enarbolan una causa de miles de personas que nunca llegaron este domingo al Centro Cívico, algo que se RESISTEN a creer. Los discursos se centraron en la asociaciones público privadas, la cervecera Constellation Brands, las desaladoras y la agenda política que implica la designación del comité que nombrara a los consejeros del Sistema Estatal Anticorrupción, quedando atrás la espontaneidad de las marchas y manifestaciones de hace 10 meses, aunque algunos militantes no quieren ver que ese momento ya pasó y que en realidad no representan a mies de gentes como ellos quieren seguir...