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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.