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San Carlos, Guaymas Pandemic Closures Contrast With Previous Measures
While enforcement appears to be more lax, one San Carlos business owner says his establishment and others will voluntarily comply with the stricter rules.
July 30, 2021
Mexican Tomato Importers Worry Rule Interpretation Could Raise Prices
One industry representative in Nogales, Arizona, says it could increase sale prices by as much as 20% to 25%.
July 30, 2021
COVID-19 Top Cause Of Death In Sonora In 2020
New data out Thursday shows that COVID-19 was the top cause of death in neighboring Sonora, Mexico, last year.
July 29, 2021
Mexico To Release Incarcerated People Who Were Tortured, Seniors
Mexico is preparing to release thousands of incarcerated people from federal prisons, including those who have been tortured.
July 29, 2021
Sonora Community Faces COVID-19 Outbreak Amid Water Shortage
A town of the Indigenous Comcaac Nation in neighboring Sonora, Mexico, is experiencing an outbreak of COVID-19 cases in the midst of a water shortage.
July 29, 2021
Sonoran Scientists Start Group For Latin American Women
Women are increasingly finding a space in the historically male-dominated field of environmental conservation. But there are still significant barriers — from harassment and discrimination to language and cultural hurdles some say keep their work in the shadows. Now, a group of scientists in neighboring Sonora, Mexico, are fighting for their place in the profession.
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July 28, 2021
Reporters Demand Justice For Slain Colleague
The state attorney addressed protesters and said that "all lines of investigation" would be followed, including those involving the threats Ricardo Lopez himself denounced earlier this year.
July 27, 2021
With Guaymas At Maximum COVID-19 Risk, San Carlos Beaches To Shut
Cases across Sonora are on the rise, along with hospitalizations. Deaths remain largely flat, likely due to the ongoing vaccination effort.
July 26, 2021
Shootout Again Shakes Sonoran Town, Interrupts Vaccination Effort
There have been several high profile incidents near the town in recent years, including one in May 2020 that claimed the life of a former mayor and shut down the state's most important highway.
July 26, 2021
Sonoran Governor Calls For Planning Of School Return
With cases rising, Sonora’s Gov. Claudia Pavlovich is calling for a well-thought out strategy for a return to in-person instruction. Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has recently called for in-person classes to resume this coming fall semester.
July 26, 2021
Sonoran Reporter Who Had Denounced Threats Killed
In March, the slain reporter Ricardo López said that "doing journalism right now in Guaymas is extremely risky" during a press conference in which he denounced threats and dangers faced by him and other local reporters.
July 24, 2021
Months Of Border Crossing Restrictions Have Been A Boon To Some, Bust For Others
Along with all the other impacts of the global pandemic, Arizona border communities are dealing with ongoing crossing restrictions, renewed again just this week. While some of the consequences have not been as dramatic as feared, those restrictions have spelled profound changes for businesses and border residents.
July 23, 2021
Sonora Hits 400 Daily Coronavirus Cases For First Time In 6 Months
Neighboring Sonora, Mexico, reported 400 new coronavirus cases Thursday, the highest daily count in more than six months. Authorities are calling for increased caution, especially among the unvaccinated.
July 22, 2021
Searching Groups Come New Agreement With Officials
Groups dedicated to searching for the missing in neighboring Sonora, Mexico, met with security officials this week to discuss safety measures after a searcher was murdered.
July 22, 2021
Veracruz Now 4th Mexican State To Decriminalize Abortion
Lawmakers in a state is southeastern Mexico voted to decriminalize elective abortion this week — making it the fourth state in the country to allow the procedure.
July 21, 2021
Authorities Work With Yaqui Tribe To Search For 10 Missing People
Local, state and federal officials are working with members of the Yaqui traditional guard to search for 10 people in neighboring Sonora, Mexico, who went missing last week.
July 21, 2021
Mexico’s Security Strategy Focuses On 50 Most Violent Municipalities
Mexico has unveiled a new security strategy to address violence in cities with the highest number of murders — including several in neighboring Sonora. That strategy continues to rely heavily on the National Guard.
July 21, 2021
Hermosillo Mayor Concedes Defeat, Joins New Governor
The outgoing mayor in the Sonoran capital is finally accepting election results that show she lost the race. But she quickly accepted a new role as part of the in-coming state government.
July 19, 2021
Mexico Plans To Build Huge Solar Plant In Sonora By 2023
Working with state leaders, Mexico plans to build the world’s eighth-largest solar farm in neighboring Sonora that’s expected to be up and running by the end of 2023.
July 19, 2021
Comcaac Community In Sonora Seeks Urgent Help With Water
Members of an Indigenous community in neighboring Sonora, Mexico, say they are experiencing a critical water shortage after weeks without reliable access.
July 19, 2021

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