Hermosillo News


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
Stanley Black & Decker To Open Plant In Hermosillo
The toolmaker Stanley Black & Decker is going to open a plant in the Sonoran capital Hermosillo. The facility will be the company's fourth in Mexico and is expected to employ roughly 1,800 people.
April 16, 2021
Mass Vaccination Of Mexican Teachers To Start Soon
Mexico is set to start vaccinating several million education workers. Teacher vaccinations in Sonora are slated to begin May 5, while the first round begins on April 20.
April 16, 2021
Sonoran Congress Approves Law Banning Single-Use Plastic Bags
A new law passed this week in neighboring Sonora, Mexico, aims to crack down on the use of single-use plastic in part by banning non-biodegradable plastic bags.
April 15, 2021
Groups Protest Release Of Man Accused Of Attempted Femicide
A group of women marched through the streets of the Sonora capital Hermosillo on Wednesday to protest what they call a patriarchal system that fails to protect victims from their aggressors.
April 15, 2021
Older Sonorans Begin Receiving Second COVID-19 Vaccine Doses
As COVID-19 vaccinations continue a slow rollout in Mexico, some older adults in the state of Sonora are finally receiving second doses this week.
April 14, 2021
Mexico Seeks Volunteers For Trials Of COVID-19 Vaccine ‘Patria’
A new COVID-19 vaccine being developed in Mexico is ready to enter the first phase of clinical trials, and officials say if all goes well, it could be approved for emergency use by the end of the year.
April 14, 2021
30 Mexican Soldiers Arrested In Forced Disappearances
The Mexican Navy said the arrests were tied to incidents in 2014, though a national Mexican outlet says they in fact took place in 2018.
April 13, 2021
Report: Better Handling Of Mexican Pandemic Could Have Saved Lives
The study's lead author says much of the poor handling of the pandemic traces back to the concentration of decision-making power in an agency subordinated to the president.
April 13, 2021
After 2 Weeks Of Checkpoints, San Carlos Hopes For Improvements
The local tourism industry is hoping things turn around now that the two-week period of requiring negative tests is over.
April 12, 2021
COVID-19 Risk Rising In Several Key Sonoran Cities
Five major Sonoran cities, including the capital Hermosillo, are within just a few points of being considered high risk, according to the state’s coronavirus risk measure. That comes as the vaccination effort is picking up pace, but still lagging far behind neighboring Arizona.
April 12, 2021
Art Street Reviving Hermosillos Scene With Saturday Shows
After closing for more than a year because of the pandemic, a street in the Sonoran capital Hermosillo known as the “Art Street” is opening back up with a series of weekend performances starting this Saturday.
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April 9, 2021