The San Ysidro Smart Border Coalition, comprised of residents, small business owners and business leaders, delivered 5,104 petition signatures to the federal government this week, urging it to include space for a mixed-use facility proposed by Duty Free Americas (DFA)/UETA in the final phase of the ongoing border project, connecting Interstate 5 freeway lanes to Mexico's El Chaparral border crossing. The proposal envisions 1,000 parking spots, retail space for restaurants, and a rooftop heliport for emergency crews and Customs and Border Protection officers.
During this one day tour US firms will have the opportunity of seeing Mexico's workforce in action.
Co-Production International (CPI) announces a new date for its Baja Manufacturing Tour this coming September 19th as Mexico releases positive trade surplus of almost $510 million dollars ending this April.
This announcement has US companies keen on the Mexico manufacturing sector's growth and contribution to export statistics. CPI's third quarter tour comes at a timely moment and aims to give US firms first-hand access to the benefits ofmanufacturing in Mexico.
LA JOLLA (CNS) - UC San Diego announced Thursday that it has signed a five-year deal with a Tijuana-based university to increase collaboration and exchanges between students and faculty.
The memorandum of understanding with Universidad Autonoma de Baja California could lead to exchanges of faculty; exchanges of graduate students and postdoctoral scholars; joint research projects and publications; exchanges of publications, materials and information; and special short-term programs and visits, according to UCSD.