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Advocates Urge DHS To Meet With People Mistreated At The Border
Migrant advocates are pushing the Biden administration to address complaints of abuse against immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. And to meet with migrants whose complaints have gone unanswered.
Feb. 11, 2021
Survey: Safety, Drugs Biggest Concerns For Hermosillo Residents
For the last four years, a nonprofit group in the Sonoran capital Hermosillo has been carrying out an annual survey to identify the needs and concerns among residents. Overwhelmingly, violence and drug addiction were cited as the city’s biggest issues.
Feb. 11, 2021
After Call To Change Policies, AMLO Says Deportations Continue
President Biden has ended the declaration of emergency at the border with Mexico, ordered by his predecessor two years ago. But Mexico’s president says U.S. deportations continue, as does Mexico's strategy to control migration at its southern border.
Feb. 11, 2021
Letter To AMLO Calls For Stronger Pandemic Measures
In Mexico, more than 400 scientists, academics and others signed on to a letter directed at the country’s president this week, with recommendations for his pandemic response.
Feb. 10, 2021
USMCA Environmental Commission To Review Mexico Sea Turtle Deaths
In response to a petition from environmental groups, a commission of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement has decided to review the deaths of hundreds of endangered sea turtles in Mexico.
Feb. 10, 2021
Major Aerospace Plant Begins Operations In Sonoran Capital
The German aerospace company AT Engine invested more than $200 million in the facility, which will supply customer General Electric with turbine parts, according to a state release and comments from a company representative. The facility is expected to bring roughly 400 jobs to the state.
Feb. 9, 2021
Mexican Health Personnel Will Get Late Second Vaccine Doses
A top Mexican health official says that second doses can still be effective up to 35 days after the first.
Feb. 9, 2021
Sonoran COVID-19 Numbers Start Heading In Right Direction
Data suggests that the second wave is coming down, but fears of a potential third wave remain.
Feb. 8, 2021
Mexico Accuses U.S. Of Lack Of Support To Stop Gun Smuggling
According to the Mexican government, the U.S. is not fully cooperating to stop gun trafficking. Mexico is also accusing the former U.S. ambassador of providing false information. An estimated 70% of guns used for crime in Mexico come from the U.S. — and many of them from Arizona.
Feb. 8, 2021
AMLO Is Back — And Still Maskless — After Getting COVID-19
Two weeks ago, Mexico’s president announced that he had contracted COVID-19. He reappeared in a press conference, showing no intention of changing his relaxed approach toward the pandemic.
Feb. 8, 2021
Family Of Fallen Sonora Police Protest For Promised Government Aid
A group of about 30 families of Sonoran police officers who have died in the line of duty protested in the state capital Hermosillo over long-promised government assistance they say has never come.
Feb. 8, 2021
As The Pandemic Continues To Hit, Mexico Struggles To Breathe
In Mexico, oxygen has become a rare, expensive and sometimes risky commodity as the pandemic keeps hitting hard. But it's a necessity as crowded or expensive hospitals have forced some in Mexico City to care for sick family members at home.
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Feb. 8, 2021
Mexican Supreme Court Rules Against President’s Energy Plan
Mexico's Legislature is also currently considering a measure that would prioritize electricity produced by the CFE, the national energy utility.
Feb. 8, 2021
Nearly 2 Weeks After COVID-19 Diagnosis, AMLO Tests Negative
In a Thursday video, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador confirmed the negative test, but he said he still had a few more days of recovery to go.
Feb. 5, 2021
Mexican Electoral Institute Stops Sonoran Gubernatorial Candidate Ads
This week, Mexico’s National Electoral Institute ordered that a Sonoran gubernatorial candidate’s campaign ads be removed from the air. The ads had continued running beyond the permitted time period.
Feb. 5, 2021
Gender ID Law Goes Into Effect In Sonora
This week, a new gender identity law in neighboring Sonora, Mexico, has taken effect — four months after it was passed by the Sonoran Congress last October.
Feb. 4, 2021
Remittances Sent To Sonora Up Nearly 20% In 2020
In 2020, Mexican migrants living in the U.S. and elsewhere sent home more money than ever before — 11% more than the previous record year. In Sonora, remittances increased even more dramatically.
Feb. 4, 2021
Asylum Seekers Disappointed Biden Hasn’t Addressed Their Plight
This week, President Biden signed three executive orders repealing some of the immigration policies implemented by the previous administration. But that hasn’t provided relief for many asylum seekers waiting south of the border for protection in the United States.
Feb. 3, 2021
Mexico Arrests 12 Officers In Massacre Of 19 People Near U.S. Border
Mexican officials have arrested 12 police officers for allegedly killing 19 people, including Guatemalan migrants, near the U.S. border late last month.
Feb. 3, 2021
Hiking Enjoys Boost In Popularity During Sonoran Pandemic
Hiking in Sonora has enjoyed steadily growing popularity in recent years, a trend the pandemic has only sped up. That has been good news for hiking guides in the state. But the rising popularity has also brought some consequences.
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Feb. 3, 2021

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