Category: Business

New Mexico’s outdoor recreation industry could be key to recovery from COVID-19

NEW MEXICO – New Mexico’s outdoor recreation industry could be poised as a key driver of the state’s economic recovery from fiscal despair amid the COVID-19 pandemic As the virus spread starting this spring, New Mexicans saw movie theaters...

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50% of restaurants in BC are at risk

TIJUANA – The National Chamber of the Restaurant and Spice Industry (Canirac) warns that 5 out of 10 restaurants could declare bankruptcy in the coming weeks due to the crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic Miguel Angel Badiola Montaño,...

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Arizona small businesses pump US$$191 billion into annual economy

ARIZONA – Small businesses in Arizona, those with 500 or fewer employees, are not so small when it comes to economic output, according to a new report commissioned by the Arizona Small Business Association (ASBA)  In fact, before the...

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Chihuahua contributed 3.5% to the national GDP

CHIHUAHUA – With a 35% share, equivalent to US$396 billion, Chihuahua was one of the top 10 states contributing to the 2019 Gross Domestic Product (GDP) The National Institute of Statistics and Geography (Inegi) presented the results of the...

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Mastronardi Produce opens operations center in Laredo, Texas

LAREDO – Mastronardi Produce, an industry-leading greenhouse pioneer that sells and markets fresh fruits and vegetables, opened a new 185,000-square-foot facility in Laredo, Texas The new facility, near the company’s current distribution...

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California facing lockdown again

SAN DIEGO – California Gov Gavin Newsom’s pending decision to lock down most of the state is expected to hurt local barbershops, nail salons, and other personal care businesses and other industries Hotels, microbreweries and restaurants are...

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San Ysidro businesses still hurting from closures

SAN YSIDRO – The coronavirus-related restrictions on non-essential travel across the border have hit San Ysidro businesses hard “At least 103 businesses have closed due to the border-crossing restrictions,” said Jason Wells, the executive...

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New Mexico moving to color-coded reopening plan

SANTA FE, NM — The state announced details on a color-coded tier system which will determine what businesses can begin to reopen moving forward According to a news release from the New Mexico Department of Health, the shift in the reopening...

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Chihuahua eases business restrictions

JUAREZ – The state of Chihuahua relaxed coronavirus-related restrictions on businesses Juarez restaurants will again welcome diners and most non-essential businesses will reopen with limited occupancy as the state is going from red threat...

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Entrepreneurs ask for flexibility in business capacity

JUAREZ — Since 40% of the total sales of the year in the commercial sector are achieved between October and December, business leaders will ask the State Government to be more flexible with the capacity for some businesses as well as the...

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