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Long-delayed Sonoran interstate could be done in 2022
Disputes with contractors and canceled contracts are some of the factors cited for the delays.
Government to formally apologize to family of disappeared reporter
The missing reporter's father said he still hopes for his son's body to be found, but also said the country needs to “harden its laws,” and ensure accountability for those who attack reporters.
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Brake issue leads to recall of Sonora-made Bronco Sport
The recall affects a substantial portion of the Bronco Sports manufactured at the massive Hermosillo plant to date.
Dec. 6, 2021
As holidays near, a 4th COVID-19 wave builds in Sonora
The rise in cases comes just as many in Sonora and across Mexico begin holding posadas, regular get-togethers with friends and family leading up to Christmas.
Dec. 6, 2021
Mexico to begin offering COVID-19 booster shots to older adults
Older adults and teachers in Mexico may soon be eligible to receive COVID-19 booster shots.
Dec. 3, 2021
Cloud seeding effort to restart in neighboring Sonora
State officials claimed that a significant seeding effort over the summer helped bring more precipitation to critical areas, though many places in the region experienced above-average monsoon seasons.
Dec. 3, 2021
In 2 Mexican beach towns, raw sewage is running in the streets
In Guaymas, Sonora, the deteriorating system frequently sends raw sewage running through the streets, onto beaches and into the Sea of Cortez. Earlier this month, the governor declared the situation a sanitary and environmental emergency.
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Dec. 4, 2021
COVID-19 omicron variant detected in Mexico
Mexican officials confirmed Friday that the first case of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus has been detected in the country.
Dec. 3, 2021
Sonoran governor vows to move Nogales train line out of downtown
Gov. Alfonso Durazo also said that the train company would cover the cost of moving the lines.
Dec. 3, 2021
Sonoran searchers find numerous clandestine graves in statewide effort
The Madres Buscadoras de Sonora conducted searches as far south as Huatabampo and as far north as San Luis Rio Colorado.
Nov. 30, 2021
Sonoran LGBTQ groups call for national ban on conversion therapy
A measure that would criminally sanction such practices has been stalled in the Mexican Senate.
Nov. 30, 2021
Sonoran governor hopes to bring solar to mountain communities
The governor of neighboring Sonora hopes to bring solar energy plants to the state’s rural communities. Building the facilities could also improve broadband internet access in some rural communities, according to state authorities.
Nov. 29, 2021
Sonora returns to moderate on national COVID-19 risk scale
After several weeks at low, Sonora is heading in the wrong direction on the national coronavirus risk scale. Three other border states, and Baja California Sur, are also considered yellow, or moderate risk.
Nov. 29, 2021
Feminist organizer killed in attack on Sonora protest
Sonora is reeling from an armed attack late last week that left three people dead and two others seriously injured. One of those killed was a woman taking part in a protest against gender violence.
Nov. 29, 2021
Mexico to offer Haitian migrants alternative to asylum
Haitian migrants arriving in Mexico may soon be eligible to stay and work in the country without applying for asylum.
Nov. 24, 2021
Sonoran searching groups meet with UN representatives
The UN’s Committee on Enforced Disappearances has been touring Mexico, and was most recently in neighboring Sinaloa, where the meeting took place.
Nov. 23, 2021
Sonora’s 2020 murder record falls, with 2 months left to report in 2021
Much of the violence is concentrated in a handful of municipalities, like Cajeme, which has seen more than a third of murder cases so far this year.
Nov. 23, 2021
Sonoran governor promises support to states Ford plant
Like many car factories around the world in recent months, the Ford facility has had to stop production several times.
Nov. 19, 2021
Sonoran short film receives three awards at international film festival
A short film from Sonora swept up three major awards at an international film festival in southern Mexico last week.
Nov. 19, 2021
More than 4 in 10 Sonora kids live below the poverty line
In neighboring Sonora, Mexico, more than four in 10 children live below the poverty line.
Nov. 19, 2021
Expecting rise in COVID-19 cases, Sonoran health officials urge caution
Working in the state's favor is the fairly successful vaccination effort, which has brought the state to levels of protection comparable to neighboring Arizona.
Nov. 19, 2021