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President Biden Ratifies New Mexican Ambassador
President Joe Biden has ratified Mexico’s new ambassador in Washington. The ambassador has served as a public official for decades and many analysts consider him a close ally to Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.
April 26, 2021
Is A Judiciary Reform In Mexico An Attempt Against Democracy?
Mexico’s president has been promoting several controversial reforms and, among them, one that would extend the period of leadership at the Supreme Court. The Congress, dominated by supporters of the president, passed the amendment, but many are concerned about the impact it may bring to the democracy in Mexico.
April 26, 2021
Crossings Continue Steady Rise At AZ Ports
Though pandemic restrictions remain in place, crossings at Arizona border ports continue to steadily increase. They still remain far below historic averages. Truck crossings, which aren't impacted by the restrictions, are actually up 13% for the first quarter of 2021.
April 26, 2021
Bidens Immigration Promises Bring Disappointment, Negotiations And Accusations
President Joe Biden ends the first 100 days of his presidency next week, a traditional honeymoon period when presidents lay out the first big agenda items of their term. KJZZ reporters bring you a series looking at how decisions in those key points will affect Arizona, starting with the border wall along the U.S.-Mexico boundary.
April 26, 2021
Amnesty International Presents Concerns About Mexicos Human Rights
The human rights non-profit Amnesty International recently presented its 2020 report in which Mexico shows an alarming development. According to the report, impunity, austerity, indifference and the deployment of the armed forces are becoming increasing worrisome.
April 26, 2021
Sonora Among States Contributing To COVID-19 Uptick In Mexico
Health officials in Mexico say 16 states are contributing to a nationwide increase in COVID-19 cases. Among those contributing to a possible third wave of the virus is neighboring Sonora.
April 25, 2021
Polarization And Misinformation Threaten Mexico’s Upcoming Elections
In early June, Mexico will hold federal elections — the largest ones in its recent democratic history. With tens of thousands of candidates, one of the main concerns is to keep the electorate well informed.
April 24, 2021
Feminist March Saturday Reflects On Movement’s Growth In Mexico
On April 24, 2016, women across Mexico protested against gender violence in what’s become known as one of the biggest feminist demonstrations in the nation’s history. This weekend, women in Hermosillo are celebrating the movement’s growth since then.
April 23, 2021
Biking Community In Ciudad Obregon Mourns Cyclist Killed In Crossfire
A well-known cyclist in the Sonoran city of Ciudad Obregon was killed by stray gunfire this week. Isaac Salomón's siblings Betsabee Salomón and David Salomón are previous winners of the Tour de Tucson.
April 23, 2021
Mexican Leaders Identify Sonoran City As One Of Country’s Most Violent
As murders continue to climb in neighboring Sonora, Mexico, Mexican officials say one city in the southern part of the state is among those that have seen the sharpest rise in killings so far this year.
April 22, 2021
Mexican Officials ‘Worried’ About U.S. Travel Advisories
This week, the United States raised travel advisories for more than 100 countries around the world to its highest level citing the risks of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. But Mexican officials say they’re worried that the new warning will be harmful to the economy.
April 22, 2021
At Climate Summit, AMLO Boasts About Oil And An Activist Condemns Fossil Fuels
Forty world leaders are meeting virtually Thursday and Friday at the Summit on Climate hosted by President Joe Biden to discuss stronger global environmental actions. Two Mexican guests, one activist and the president, offered conflicting perspectives.
April 22, 2021
Is Mexicos COVID-19 Vaccination Strategy Failing?
According to data analysis from the Council of the Americas, only about 2.6% of the Mexican population has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. And many experts consider that the slow progress of vaccinations in Mexico represent a failure of the government’s strategy to face the pandemic.
April 22, 2021
Bidens 100-Day Plan: The Impact On Arizona
The new president established a list of priorities for his administration to achieve by his 100th day in office. The week of April 26, a new KJZZ series looks at how those policies play out for Arizona.
April 22, 2021
6 Months After Sonoran Gender ID Law Passes, First Applicants Begin
Alejandra Domínguez, one of the two first people to formally start the process, called the event "historic" for transgender Sonorans.
April 20, 2021
AMLO Receives Vaccine, Urges Other Older Mexicans To Follow Suit
Mexico’s president publicly received a coronavirus vaccine Tuesday, in part to encourage other older Mexicans to get their shots. Mexico, like much of the world, is vaccinating its population much more slowly than the United States and other rich countries, which account for the vast majority of doses given so far.
April 20, 2021
Jobs Grow In Sonora For 3 Months Straight
Employment numbers in neighboring Sonora are improving. While logging one of the biggest jumps in formal jobs over the last three months, Sonora is still below the employment levels it had in February 2020.
April 19, 2021
For First Time In Nearly A Year, Sonora Logs No Daily COVID-19 Deaths
As far as good news goes, it’s fairly grim, but neighboring Sonora did not log a single COVID-19-related death on Sunday. The last day zero new officially confirmed deaths were added was May 8, 2020.
April 19, 2021
Mexico Enters The U.S. Treasury Monitoring List
During the last month, the Mexican peso has gained strength in the exchange market, going from about 21 units per dollar to somewhere above 19. The U.S. Treasury plans to have a closer look at Mexico's currency practices.
April 19, 2021
Mexico’s President Wants Trees, Crops And Visas From The U.S.
Mexico’s president has a plan to try to stop climate change and Central American migration simultaneously. And to make it happen, he wants support from the United States.
April 19, 2021