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During Phoenix visit, Sonoran governor congratulates AZ Gov.-elect Hobbs
Gov. Alfonso Durazo also participated in a signing ceremony for a memorandum of understanding between the Mexican embassy and Arizona State University.
During Phoenix visit, Sonoran governor congratulates AZ Gov.-elect Hobbs
Gov. Alfonso Durazo also participated in a signing ceremony for a memorandum of understanding between the Mexican embassy and Arizona State University.
Nov. 22, 2022
Police officer assigned to Caborca, Sonora, mayor killed
For several years, Caborca has been an epicenter of violence in the state, but through the end of September, 117 murder cases had been registered in the city, the highest figure for that period since at least 2015.
Nov. 21, 2022
Mexican health authorities give green light to Cuban COVID vaccine
Soberana is the second Cuban vaccine to be approved for emergency use in Mexico, and one of about a dozen in total.
Nov. 21, 2022
Among Venezuelans stranded in Hermosillo, cautious optimism after Title 42 ruling
A recent federal court decision to end a policy of returning would-be asylum seekers to Mexico has been welcome news among Venezuelans stranded in Mexico.
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Nov. 18, 2022
Sonora encourages long-distance travelers to make a stop in the state
With the holiday season upon us, leaders in Sonora are taking a new tack this year: encouraging people traveling long distances to the U.S. border to stay in Hermosillo for a night.
Nov. 17, 2022
Famed Mexican rescue dog Frida has died
A search and rescue dog who gained fame in Mexico after a major earthquake in 2017 has died. The yellow Labrador Retriever became a national symbol of hope.
Nov. 18, 2022
After major protests against Mexican electoral reform, AMLO proposes his own march
He plans for the march to end in Mexico City's massive central plaza, where he will give his state of the union address.
Nov. 18, 2022
Tour operators look for a solution to blockades at Sonoran biosphere reserve
Tour operators in neighboring Sonora are trying to come to an agreement with communal landowners near the El Pinacate biosphere reserve after blockades have cut off entrance to key areas.
Nov. 17, 2022
AMLO says he has a ‘Plan B’ to ensure reforms to elections system
Mexico’s president is moving forward undeterred with a controversial proposal to reform the country’s election system, and says there could be more than one way to achieve those changes.
Nov. 16, 2022
U.S. ambassador to Mexico visits Sonora, touting strong binational cooperation
During a visit to the border in Sonora, the U.S. ambassador to Mexico touted binational cooperation, and the importance of Arizona and Sonora to that cross-border relationship.
Nov. 16, 2022
New initiative seeks to bring order to downtown Hermosillo growth
Backers of the Downtown Hermosillo project hope to turn the city's center into a more inclusive, sustainable and bike- and pedestrian-friendly space.
Nov. 15, 2022
In cities across Mexico, thousands march against electoral reform
Mexico's president, who supports the reforms, was dismissive of the protests, and claimed they were poorly attended.
Nov. 14, 2022
Dengue cases continue to mount in Sonora
Cases are most heavily concentrated in southern Sonora, near the state's border with Sinaloa.
Nov. 14, 2022
Sonoran hero honored 115 years after sacrificing self to save town
Jesus Garcia's heroic action likely saved hundreds of lives in the Sonoran mining town of Nacozari, whose name was officially changed in 1909 to include its savior's surname.
Nov. 8, 2022
Report shows widespread wildlife trafficking in Mexico
A new report assesses the causes, scope and impacts of growing wildlife trafficking in Mexico, where species like jaguars, sloths, monkeys and lizards are being openly traded — both in public markets and on social media.
Nov. 10, 2022
Sonoran officials announce plans to address violence in schools
Violence in — and around — schools is a major concern for many parents and educators. In neighboring Sonora, officials say they are working on a new plan to address those issues. Sonoran education and public safety officials announced they are rolling out a violence prevention program in Sonora’s schools.
Nov. 10, 2022
Official says companies looking to move plants from Asia to Mexico
A top Mexican official says many North American companies are looking to relocate operations there from overseas. Earlier this week, Economy Minister Raquel Buenrostro addressed the Mexican Senate.
Nov. 9, 2022
AMLO backs Ayotzinapa commission head after complaints lodged
Attorneys representing soldiers accused of participating in the disappearance of 43 education students have formally alleged that truth commission head Alejandro Encinas fabricated evidence.
Nov. 9, 2022
Sonoran officials will investigate claims of housing fraud in Rocky Point
Sonoran officials say they are investigating a case of possible fraud in Rocky Point after an Arizona state representative highlighted the issue in a press conference this week.
Nov. 9, 2022
Judge rules in favor of Sonoran activist fighting to ease access to recreational pot
Sonoran activist and attorney Miguel Angel Haro hopes the ruling will ease the process for others hoping to take advantage of a 2021 Supreme Court ruling.
Nov. 8, 2022