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The Repatriation Of Historic Objects: Nationalism, Nativism Or Justice?
Mexico is taking actions that may resonate with many Native American communities, as it tries to bring back pre-Columbian names in some areas in Mexico City, while trying to recoup relics and historic artifacts from overseas. What does it mean the repatriation of archaeological objects?
June 1, 2021
Foreign Investment On Rise In Sonora Despite Pandemic
Sonora is among five Mexican states with the greatest growth in foreign investment so far this year, despite the ongoing pandemic.
June 1, 2021
Report: Sonoran Political Contenders Lack Viable Security Proposals
A citizens group in Mexico focused on security says it’s disappointed by the tepid response to a survey assessing the security proposals of candidates for Sonoran governor and mayor of two major cities.
June 1, 2021
Ranchers: State Support Welcome But Not Enough To Counter Drought
In the absence of federal assistance, Sonora is trying to help the state’s ranchers survive the historic drought. The program will provide ranchers with seeds for foraging crops, enough for thousands of acres, according to a state release.
June 1, 2021
Tens Of Thousands Of Doses Arrive In Sonora
Tens of thousands of doses have arrived in Sonora for the next phase of vaccination. The doses were set to be administered in the state capital and dozens of municipalities across the vast state.
May 28, 2021
Mexico Authorizes Johnson & Johnson Vaccine For Emergency Use
Mexico’s health regulatory commission has granted emergency use authorization for the Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine, and leaders have expressed hope that the U.S. will share some of its Johnson & Johnson supply.
May 28, 2021
Mexicos High Court Upholds Day Care Fire Convictions, Reduces Sentences
Nearly 12 years after a daycare fire that left 49 children dead in the Sonoran capital Hermosillo, Mexico’s Supreme court confirmed Wednesday that 22 people are responsible for the tragedy. But family members of the victims say the ruling is far from delivering justice.
May 27, 2021
U.S. Downgrades Mexico Air Safety Rating
The United States has downgraded Mexico’s aviation rating from Category 1 to Category 2. That will prevent Mexican airlines from adding new U.S. flights.
May 26, 2021
Rio Sonora Communities Affected By Mining Spill Insist On Accountability
Top Mexican environmental officials met with communities affected by a 2014 mining spill in neighboring Sonora, Mexico, this weekend. Now area residents say they’re holding those leaders and the mining company accountable to remedy long-standing impacts of the disaster.
May 26, 2021
Sonoran Maquila Industry Hopeful Workers Could Get Vaccinated Soon
A pilot project in Tijuana is expected to vaccinate some 10,000 maquiladora workers in the major border city.
May 26, 2021
April Was Sonora’s Most Violent Month In Nearly 25 Years
Violence in neighboring Sonora continues to worsen. And April brought a new grisly record: most murder victims in a single month since at least 1997, the earliest year available for federal crime data.
May 25, 2021
VP To Help Mexico With Students Disappearance Case
The disappearance of 43 students in Mexico almost seven years ago on their way to a protest is still a highly political and controversial topic in human rights circles. And Mexico’s president says that U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris is helping solve the mystery.
May 24, 2021
Mexico Pushing For Gradual Return To In-Person Classes
Mexican leaders say it’s time to start preparing for a gradual return to in-person classes across the country. Some students could be back in school this June.
May 24, 2021
Among 15 Priority Cities, Cajeme Shows Sharpest Rise In Violence
Of the 15 priority cities, Cajeme was one of five where murder was up over 2020 and had the sharpest jump.
May 24, 2021
Families Of Missing People Worry New Law Could Complicate Mexico Searches
A national coalition of searching groups had asked Mexico's president to veto it, but instead it was officially published this week.
May 21, 2021
Mexico Promises To Share 30% Of ‘Patria’ Vaccine Once Approved
Group of 20 nations held a special summit Friday calling for voluntary measures to increase worldwide vaccine availability. During the virtual meeting, Mexico’s president promised to share a vaccine being developed in the country.
May 21, 2021
Suspect Captured In Femicide Of Former Nogales Official
Sonoran authorities this week tracked down and arrested a suspect in the murder of a former Nogales, Sonora city official. A slow response to the woman’s disappearance earlier this year caused outrage.
May 20, 2021
Arizona-Mexico Commission Brings Governors Together For Final Meeting
The governors of Arizona and Sonora met for a final time as heads of the Arizona-Sonora Commission and its cross-border counterpart Thursday. The two leaders have been working together for six years.
May 20, 2021
Meetings ‘Unique Opportunity’ To Address Mining Spill
Mexican officials are set to meet with residents of communities in northern Sonora that continue to suffer the effects of a mining spill considered the worst environmental disaster in Mexico’s mining history.
May 19, 2021
Officials: Mexico Could Reach Herd Immunity By Fall
Mexican health officials hope the country will reach what’s known as “herd immunity” against COVID-19 by this fall.
May 19, 2021