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Music festival in Alamos, Sonora, now in question as COVID cases rise
Hopes that an annual music festival could return to neighboring Sonora, Mexico, this month are beginning to fade.
As cases soar, Sonoran health officials call for rational use of tests
Records are regularly falling amid the state's most dramatic case growth to date.
Jan. 14, 2022
Sonoran governor touts new border slaughterhouse in Agua Prieta
A federal official said the facility came about in response to a binational call and that its output will in part serve to satisfy U.S. demand.
Jan. 14, 2022
Music festival in Alamos, Sonora, now in question as COVID cases rise
Hopes that an annual music festival could return to neighboring Sonora, Mexico, this month are beginning to fade.
Jan. 14, 2022
Sonoran health officials says in-person classes will continue despite COVID spike
In neighboring Sonora, Mexico, health officials say there are no plans to put a pause on in-person learning in the state, despite a major spike in COVID-19 cases.
Jan. 14, 2022
Mexican groups seek international probe into torture, forced disappearances
Human rights organizations in Mexico are asking the International Criminal Court to investigate and prosecute what they call crimes against humanity perpetrated or ignored by the Mexican state.
Jan. 13, 2022
Sonoran teachers finally eligible for booster shots
Teachers in neighboring Sonora, Mexico, are getting COVID-19 booster shots this week. Officials hope it’s a step toward bringing more students back to classrooms.
Jan. 12, 2022
Baskets woven by Comcaac artisans included in Bellas Artes exhibit
Works by members of a Sonoran Indigenous group known as the Comcaac will be on display for the first time at one of Mexico’s most important art museums, El Museo del Palacio del Bellas Artes.
Jan. 12, 2022
For 2nd time, AMLO tests positive for COVID-19
On Tuesday morning, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said his symptoms remained light.
Jan. 11, 2022
Sonora to get nearly $50M in federal aid for water infrastructure
Some of the planned projects will address water access issues among several indigenous groups in Sonora.
Jan. 11, 2022
Sonora begins 2022 with most COVID-19 cases ever recorded in a week
As of yet, the record-setting surge has not clearly shown up in hospitalization and death data.
Jan. 10, 2022
3rd suspect arrested in Yaqui leaders killing in Sonora
Two people were arrested the summer Rojo went missing, and now authorities say the third and likely final suspect has been caught.
Jan. 10, 2022
Sonora finishes 2021 with strong jobs numbers
The average of monthly formal jobs for 2021 was the highest figure for the state to date.
Jan. 7, 2022
‘Only Sonora’ tourist zone could be adopted in other states
Sonoran officials say they want to expand a special transit zone that allows tourists to more easily bring their cars into the state.
Jan. 7, 2022
Dog helps searching group in Nogales, Sonora, find bodies of missing
A collective in Nogales, Sonora, that carries out searches to find the bodies of missing people has adopted a new member: a dog named Bongo, trained in search and rescue. The dog helped find four bodies within hours of joining the group.
Jan. 7, 2022
Mexico soldier killed in northern Sonora shootout
The area in northern Sonora has seen regular flare-ups of extreme violence in recent years.
Jan. 7, 2022
Young Sonoran composer aspires to write music for films
A 16-year-old from Sonora, Mexico, is writing music that’s being played by orchestras around the world, and she’s studying to be the next big name in film composing.
More stories from the Fronteras Desk
Jan. 6, 2022
U.S. provides training for Sonoran agents to combat gun trafficking
Officials with the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were in the Sonoran capital Hermosillo this week to provide training meant to help counter cross-border gun trafficking.
Jan. 6, 2022
COVID-19 cases rising rapidly in Sonora, across Mexico
COVID-19 cases are surging in neighboring Sonora, Mexico, and across the country.
Jan. 6, 2022
Searching mothers ask cartels to allow their search for disappeared
A group Sonora that searches for people who have gone missing published a video this week asking cartel leaders to assure the safety of those looking for the disappeared.
Jan. 5, 2022
Asylum applications in Mexico hit historic highs in 2021
The number of people applying for refuge in Mexico last year reached a historic high. But the country admits its refugee agency is struggling to keep up with the increasing number of asylum applications.
Jan. 5, 2022