Category: International

The White House announced nine ambassador nominations as President Biden wrapped up meetings in Europe with the Group of Seven countries and NATO. Former Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has been officially nominated to serve as U.S. Ambassador to Mexico. Salazar also served as Senator of Colorado and was the first Latino Democrat to […]

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Temporary restrictions on non-essential travel across shared ports of entry between Canada, the U.S., and Mexico were extended to July 21. With northbound waits of up to six hours at the San Ysidro Land Port of Entry during the past few weeks, border restrictions and delays continue to impact businesses across our region. At the […]

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The Mexican Consulate in San Diego, in partnership with San Diego County and UCSD Health, launched a cross-border vaccination program where 10,000 vaccines were granted by the County to vaccinate Mexican workers at U.S.-owned assembly plants in Tijuana. Additionally, vaccines are being administered by medical staff from UCSD at the San Ysidro Land Port of […]

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93 million Mexican voters headed to the polls on June 6 to elect members of the lower house of Congress, 15 governors, 30 state representatives, and nearly 1,900 municipal government positions. The president’s MORENA party will now hold between 265-292 seats in the 500 person lower chamber, falling quite short of their current two-thirds majority. […]

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Temporary restrictions on non-essential travel across shared ports of entry between Canada, the U.S., and Mexico were extended for an additional thirty days to  June 21. U.S. and Mexican federal authorities are working to increase flexibility on restrictions starting June 22 based on the propagation indexes of COVID-19 and the number of vaccines administered on […]

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San Diego and Baja California have leveraged complementing resources to create a $2.5 Billion co-producing manufacturing supply chain and became, together, the largest medical device cluster in the world. Our binational Cali-Baja region is home to global companies that have settled here thanks to our strategic geographic location that provides them with access to Latin […]

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After over a year of travel restrictions impacting land ports of entry, Texas Representative Henry Cuellar introduced a bill to establish a Land Port of Entry Modernization Trust Fund. H.R. 3028 would specifically create a trust fund within the U.S. Treasury for investments in land ports of entry in order to: Build new land ports […]

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Vice President Kamala Harris and Mexican President Lopez Obrador met virtually earlier this month to discuss the important partnership between our two countries and recognized the urgency to work together toward economic recovery, improved climate resilience, and additional economic opportunities and security cooperation. Both leaders agreed to join forces to establish a strategic partnership to […]

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Elections for governor, as well as for local offices across Baja, will take place in June. MORENA (President Lopez Obrador’s political party) announced its candidates for municipal elections in Baja: Montserrat Caballero for the City of Tijuana; Norma Bustamante for the City of Mexicali; Dario Benitez for the City of Tecate; and Armando Ayala and […]

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As part of international efforts to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the U.S. loaned 4 million doses of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine to Mexico and Canada – an action that will not have an impact on vaccine supply within the United States. Mexico is also undergoing the first phase of the clinical trials for […]

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