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Jaguar Sighting Near Arizona-Sonora Border Brings Hope
Researchers have captured new footage of a jaguar just a few miles south of the border in neighboring Sonora, Mexico. Conservationists say that could be a sign that the species’ breeding range may be extending north.
March 26, 2021
Rocky Point Offers Discount For Visitors With Negative COVID-19 Tests
Last week, officials in neighboring Sonora, Mexico, announced that anyone hoping to visit the state’s popular tourist destinations during spring break will have to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test. But Rocky Point is taking another approach, offing discounts to visitors with negative test results or who have been fully vaccinated.
March 25, 2021
New Amazon Distribution To Open In Hermosillo
This week, state officials in neighboring Sonora, Mexico, announced that Amazon is set to open a distribution center in the state capital, making it one of five Mexican states where the e-commerce giant has set up shop.
March 25, 2021
Thousands Of Fake COVID-19 Vaccines Arrive In Mexico
Mexico’s COVID-19 vaccinations are lagging far behind the pace in the U.S. And a new problem has erupted: fake vaccines from the black market, which have already been provided to hundreds of people.
March 25, 2021
U.S., Mexico Officials Meet To Discuss Central American Migration
High-ranking officials from the Biden administration visited Mexico this week to discuss cooperation on immigration issues. The visit comes amid negotiations between the two nations on the pandemic and the constant flow of migrants from Central America.
March 25, 2021
Women’s Fight For Rights In Mexico: Violence And Resistance Amid The Pandemic
A year ago, women across Mexico held historic marches and a national strike, fighting to end the country’s crisis of killings and disappearances of women and girls. Just days later, the pandemic hit, slowing the momentum of public demonstrations for women’s rights.
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March 25, 2021
Women File Discrimination Complaint With USMCA
For the first time, a group of Mexican migrant worker women have used the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement to launch a complaint over discrimination in temporary labor programs.
March 24, 2021
Sonoran Parents Push For Plan To Reopen Schools
A new group in Sonora called Abre mi Escuela — or Open my School — is hoping to pressure state officials to come up with a plan to slowly and safely reopen schools.
March 24, 2021
Official: Sonoran Police Forces Too Diminished To Address Violence
A top Mexican security official says the size of the state police force in Sonora is too small to deal with rising violence. Defense Secretary Luis Cresencio Sandoval made those comments Tuesday during the president’s morning press conference.
March 24, 2021
Negative Tests To Be Required For Sonoran Beach Access
The requirements will start this Friday and last through April 11, according to health authorities.
March 22, 2021
New Data: Sonoran Businesses Took Major Hit During Pandemic
Business losses were above national averages, and new business creation was well below the national average in Sonora.
March 22, 2021
Mexico Intensifies Immigration Security Measures
The U.S. government says the traffic of migrants coming from Central America toward the U.S.-Mexico border continues to intensify. And Mexico says it is strengthening its immigration operations across the country to confront the issue.
March 22, 2021
Migrants Try Sophisticated Schemes To Enter Mexico
Like the U.S., Mexico is reporting an influx of migrants coming from the south. And according to the Mexican government, some of the migrants are now trying to use elaborate schemes to enter the country, including forged documents and commercial flights.
March 22, 2021
Mexican Elections Include Electronic Voting Abroad And A Migrant Representative
On June 6, Mexico will hold federal elections for many congressional and governor seats. According to its National Electoral Institute, tens of thousands of Mexicans living overseas have registered to cast their vote; most of them from the U.S. And this year, the election is different for Mexicans abroad.
March 22, 2021
Mexico Prepares Protocol To Celebrate Elections Amid Pandemic
Mexico is preparing for its federal elections in early June which, according to its National Electoral Institute, will be the largest ones in its history. But how are the electoral authorities preparing for them as the pandemic continues?
March 22, 2021
Study: Vast Swath Of AZ, NM Could Support Jaguars
A new study has found that a big chunk of Arizona and New Mexico could be viable jaguar habitat. The 20 million acres stretches from the Grand Canyon to the Gila Wilderness in New Mexico, and could support an estimated 150 jaguars, the study found.
March 19, 2021
AZ Merchants Optimistic About Border Reopening
The restrictions, whose impacts largely fall on Mexican nationals, will have been in place for a year later this month.
March 17, 2021
Sonoran Teachers Could Soon Get Vaccine, A Step Toward School Reopening
Teachers in Sonora, Arizona’s neighbor to the south, could get access to coronavirus vaccines. Older residents in rural parts of the state are currently being prioritized for vaccination.
March 16, 2021
Violence Along Highway To U.S. Leaves 3 Dead In Sonora
The area has seen several high-profile acts of violence over the last year, including a major shootout that claimed the life of a former mayor and shutdown the interstate.
March 16, 2021
Sonora Now At Low COVID-19 Risk, Though Risk Of Third Wave Remains
A year after the first cases were confirmed in neighboring Sonora, the state is now at low risk for coronavirus spread.
March 15, 2021