Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. A Mexican soldier works to contain a brush fire on the outskirts of Tijuana in Baja California. Dozens of wildfires have been raging in northern Baja California, including in Tecate, Ensenada, and Playas de Rosarito.
Drone video captures current situation at Tijuana, Mexico border crossing
Uncertainty over closures at the U. Last Sunday, CBP shut down the border for five hours after hundreds of Central American migrants awaiting asylum proceedings attempted to rush the border during a protest on Mexico's side. More than a week later, businesses that rely on tourism to Baja California are still feeling the effects of the border shut down. Barba said he usually takes 10 to 12 people across the border for wine and ocean tours but tourists began cancelling their trips after last week's border shut down and uncertainties that it could happen again. Images of long lines getting back into the United States after the closure scared his customers.
It is part of the San Diego—Tijuana transborder urban agglomeration and the larger Southern California megalopolis. As the 6th-largest city in Mexico and center of the 6th-largest metro area in Mexico ,  Tijuana exerts a strong influence in education and politics — across Mexico, in transportation, culture and art — across all three Californias the U. Currently one of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in Mexico,  Tijuana maintains global city status. Tijuana is located on the Gold Coast of Baja California , and is the municipal seat and the cultural and commercial center of Tijuana Municipality Mexican states are divided into municipalities, rather than counties as in the U. A dominant manufacturing center of the North American continent, the city maintains facilities of many multinational conglomerate companies.