Category: Business

INDEX Promotes Thermal Camera Installations

BAJA CALIFORNIA – Baja California’s Maquiladora and Export Industry Association, INDEX Zona Costa, is promoting the installation of thermal cameras at the entrance of factories to automatically detect feverish workers and alert...

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San Diego may not see fast rebound of air travel

SAN DIEGO – San Diego’s airport has suffered as the COVID-19 pandemic discourages people from flying in airplanes A new survey finds that suffering may continue for some time Industry watchers think, based on public opinions about travel...

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California allows most counties to reopen hair salons and barbershops

CALIFORNIA – California Gov Gavin Newsom said that the state's counties will be allowed to reopen hair salons and barber shops Newsom said that the 47 of 58 California counties that have been allowed to proceed through Stage 2, including San...

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Texas economy could lose US$24 billion due to oil prices

The downturn in the US oil industry could lead to more than US$24 billion of lost GDP for Texas alone, if oil prices remain in the US$30, Ed Hirs, Energy Fellow at the University of Houston, told Anadolu Agency The oil price collapse, the...

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Texas amusement parks hoping to reopen soon

TEXAS – With the summer travel season getting under way, Texas tourism leaders are working with the governor’s office to determine best practices for reopening premier theme destinations While Six Flags and other amusement venues remain...

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Laredo begins economic recovery with high hotel occupancy

LAREDO – During March and April of this year, hotel occupancy in Laredo remained at an average of 419%, surpassing the rest of the state's average occupancy of 30%, said Aileen Ramos, director of the Laredo Convention and Visitors Center...

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Retail sales grew 5.5% in March in Chihuahua

CHIHUAHUA – While nationally retail sales presented an annual fall of 11% during March, the state of Chihuahua recorded an increase of 55% in income from the supply of goods and services, according to data from the National Institute of...

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Hotel industry in Juarez does not have a reopening date

CIUDAD JUAREZ – The difficult outlook facing the hotel sector in Ciudad Juarez could be aggravated by the fact that they do not yet have a reopening date and there is a risk that two more hotels will close their doors to add up to 19 so far in...

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Border Economy Slow Recovery From Pandemic

By Nancy J Gonzalez Even though the supply chains around the globe are restoring little by little, the economic effects the Coronavirus pandemic left in the communities are here to stay At the US-Mexico border the economic recovery is...

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12% of Texas restaurants have permanently closed due to COVID-19

TEXAS – The Texas Restaurant Association released new stats on the impact COVID-19 shutdowns are having on its industry Roughly 12% of Texas restaurants have permanently closed because of the pandemic, according to Emily Williams Knight, the...

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