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Data: COVID-19 Deaths In Mexico Higher Than Reported
The data would place Mexico as the country with the second-highest number of deaths after the U.S.
March 29, 2021
After 2 Weeks At Green, Sonora’s COVID-19 Risk Rises
State officials are worried about a third wave brought on travel during Holy Week, and there are some indications that it may be building now.
March 29, 2021
Sonoran Official, 5 Others Traveling To Tucson Killed In Plane Crash
A Sonoran government official was among six killed in a plane crash Saturday. Leonardo Ciscomani was the state’s assistant secretary of economic development. In a post on social media, Sonoran Gov. Claudia Pavlovich praised him as an “exemplary” public official.
March 29, 2021
Mexico Export Manufacturers Hope To Get Excess U.S. Doses for Workers
Export manufacturers in Mexico are hoping to get excess U.S. vaccine doses to their workers. As it stands, many export manufacturing plant workers may not get vaccinated until next year.
March 29, 2021
2.7M U.S. Vaccine Doses To Arrive In Mexico Within Next Week
By next Thursday, the U.S. will have sent roughly 2.7 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine to Mexico. The vaccine rollout is going much slower in Mexico than in the United States.
March 26, 2021
Vaccines To Be Administered At Drive-Thru Sites In Hermosillo
COVID-19 vaccines are slowly rolling out for older adults in neighboring Sonora, Mexico, with the first doses in the state capital Hermosillo expected to arrive within the next week. Many of those vaccines may be administered at newly approved drive-thru sites.
March 26, 2021
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

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