Hermosillo News


Barbed Wire Could Spell Trouble For Business
As Arizonans went to the polls in record numbers Tuesday, the U.S. military was stringing razor wire along the border in downtown Nogales, Arizona. Some are worried that more hostile look could impact business in Arizona and Sonora.
Nov. 7, 2018
Nogales No Longer Top Spot For Mexican Tomato Imports
Nogales, Arizona, has long been one of the most important hubs for Mexican produce imports. But recently a Texas port of entry overtook the border town in the value of one key commodity: tomatoes.
Nov. 6, 2018
Sonoran Zika Case Spike Prompts County Warning
The Mexican state of Sonora has seen a jump in Zika cases in recent weeks, prompting a travel warning from Maricopa County.
Oct. 24, 2018
AZ Firms Look For Opportunity At Sonoran Mining Event
Several Arizona firms were represented this week at the Sonoran International Mining Congress in Hermosillo, Sonora. The mining conference is considered one of the most important such events in the region.
Oct. 24, 2018
Mining Conference Takes Place In Hermosillo
Representatives of hundreds of mining companies the world over are descending on Hermosillo, Sonora, next week for a major conference.
Oct. 18, 2018
On AZ Border, Migrants Plan Arrest, Others Have No Plan
Border Patrol officials have been arresting massive groups of Central American migrants near Lukeville and elsewhere along the Arizona border in recent months. Many are families planning to be apprehended and then ask for asylum. Others are still hoping to evade arrest.
Oct. 17, 2018
Large Group Of Migrants Apprehended Along Arizona Border
The U.S. Border Patrol says they have been apprehending very large groups of migrants of along the Arizona-Sonora border. That's been putting pressure on their detention capacity, they say.
Oct. 11, 2018
Cananea Wants To Be A ‘Pueblo Magico’
A city in Sonora known as the birthplace of the Mexican Revolution is hoping to use that history to draw more tourists. Cananea is vying for recognition as a magical town.
Oct. 11, 2018
Grant Could Support U.S.-Mexico Higher Ed Collaboration
The U.S. State Department launched a new grant competition Tuesday to help build partnerships between U.S. and Mexican universities.
Oct. 9, 2018
Five Police Killed In Guaymas
In what is being called a purposeful and premeditated attack, five police officers were killed in the coastal city of Guaymas, Sonora, on Thursday afternoon.
Oct. 5, 2018
Natural Gas Exports To Expand Through South AZ Pipeline
Federal regulators gave approval Monday for a pipeline in southern Arizona to start carrying more natural gas to Mexico.
Oct. 5, 2018
Rocky Point Recovers From Hurricane Rosa Flooding
Torrential rains from Tropical Storm Rosa left the popular Mexican beach destination Rocky Point flooded earlier this week. But cleanup efforts are underway.
Oct. 4, 2018
Dangers Of Road Haven’t Deterred Pilgrimage
Every year, thousands of Catholics make their way to a small town in Sonora, Mexico, to honor a revered saint. Many come on foot as part of their sacrifice to the saint. But ongoing highway construction between Nogales and Magdalena has made the journey more dangerous for some this year.
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Oct. 4, 2018
At 11th Hour, Canada Joins New NAFTA Deal
After a frantic weekend of last-minute negotiations, Canada will be a part of a renegotiated NAFTA deal.
Oct. 1, 2018
Alabama Firm Wins Contract For Consulate In Nogales
The U.S. State Department has awarded a contract for a new consulate compound in Nogales, Sonora.
Sept. 28, 2018
Satellite Monitoring Could Protect Endangered Dolphin
The Mexican government is using a satellite monitoring system that tracks small fishing boats to help protect an endangered dolphin in the Sea of Cortez. The Upper Gulf of California is home to the vaquita marina, or “little sea cow.”
Ban On Mexican Seafood Aims To Protect Endangered Vaquita Porpoise
Sept. 26, 2018
Mexico Releases, Recaptures Suspected Cartel Hitman
A man arrested by Mexican police two weeks ago for his suspected ties to smuggling drugs and an endangered fish was first released, then arrested again — this time on murder charges.
Sept. 24, 2018
Feds Give Green Light To Natural Gas Exports To Sonora
A Texas-based partnership has gotten the green light from federal authorities to export natural gas to a planned liquefaction facility in Sonora, Mexico.
Sept. 24, 2018
Mexico’s President Elect Heads To Sonoran Border
Mexico's incoming president Andés Manuel López Obrador is planning a visit to Sonora on Friday and Saturday, where he is expected to talk about his proposals to create a special border zone.
Sept. 20, 2018
Mexican Fish Smuggler Arrested
Mexican authorities say the leader of a drug cartel linked with illegal trafficking of the endangered totoaba fish was arrested in Baja California last week. The black market for totoaba fish is a leading threat to the nearly-extinct vaquita porpoise.
Sept. 17, 2018