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Former U.S. Ambassador: Mexico Needs A Stronger Arm Against Cartels
In an online public meeting, the US ambassador in Mexico during the Trump administration, Christopher Landau, criticized the Mexican president’s lack of actions against drug cartels.
April 29, 2021
Why Mexico Is A Potential Problem For Bidens Clean Energy Plans
President Joe Biden wants U.S. energy policies to move toward greener alternatives — but his counterpart in Mexico, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, is looking for the opposite. The difference has already generated tension and concerns that could impact trade and investment.
Biden's 100-Day Plan: The Impact On Arizona
April 29, 2021
Groups Urge Mexico To Ban Mining In Protected Areas
A coalition of environmental nonprofits is pushing Mexican lawmakers to pass a bill that would ban mining in protected areas.
April 28, 2021
Sonora’s Governor Candidates Debate Over Water Shortages, Security
Candidates for governor in neighboring Sonora participated in the first debate this week ahead of Mexico’s June elections.
April 28, 2021
Under Biden, U.S. Still Closed To Most Asylum Seekers
Many people were hopeful that President Biden would quickly undo Trump-era policies that cut off access to asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border. But nearly 100 days into his presidency, that protection remains elusive for most.
Biden's 100-Day Plan: The Impact On Arizona
April 28, 2021
More Than 20 Remains Recovered From Clandestine Grave Near Hermosillo
A group of volunteers searching for the remains of missing loved ones has discovered a major clandestine graveyard near the Sonoran capital. The group says it will continue to return to the site until no more bodies are found.
April 27, 2021
2 Private Schools In Sonora First To Partially Reopen
Public schools won't be able to start to reopen until staff is vaccinated, according to the Sonoran health secretary.
April 27, 2021
Authorities To ‘Restructure’ Security Strategy In Cajeme
Sonoran authorities are pushing for a restructuring of security strategies in Cajeme, where violence has been rising in recent months.
April 26, 2021
Second Doses For Elderly, Rural Sonorans Arrive
Well over 400,000 doses have been administered in the state, though that's far behind the 4.9 million in neighboring Arizona.
April 26, 2021
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
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
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
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

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