Detector Dogs Are Sniffing Out Cases Of COVID-19 In Sonora
Last August, health officials in neighboring Sonora, Mexico, announced that a group of dogs were being trained to detect cases of COVID-19. Now, some of those dogs are helping to identify asymptomatic cases at the state’s mass testing centers. But how good are dogs really at sniffing out the virus?
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March 5, 2021
6 Candidates Approved To Run For Sonora Governor In June
Gov. Doug Ducey has worked closely with his counterpart in neighboring Sonora, promoting the shared interests of their two states. But soon he’ll be working with a new leader. Sonora Gov. Claudia Pavlovich’s term is up this year, and six new candidates are in the running to replace her.
Mar. 4, 2021
Sonoran LGBTQ Coalition Presents Agenda Ahead Of Elections
Ahead of Mexico’s elections in June, members of an LGBTQ coalition in Sonora are urging candidates for state and local offices to sign on to an inclusive political agenda.
Mar. 4, 2021
UA To Digitize Over 6,000 Recordings Of Native American Oral History
As researchers have been learning for decades, digging into history can be more challenging when elements include items like newspapers and analog tapes, because aging can render them brittle and sometimes unusable. So digitizing is a priority. That’s an important step that will be taken for oral histories of Native Americans that were recorded in the 1960s and 1970s.
March 5, 2021
Biden Administration Pauses Massive Copper Mine Near Superior
The Biden administration this week put a pause on a land transfer that would have allowed an international mining company to build a massive copper mine near Superior.
March 4, 2021
DEA: Mexican Cartels Remain Untouched By The Pandemic
The DEA has just released its 2020 National Drug Threat Assessment, an annual publication to understand the impact of drug trafficking in the U.S. According to the federal agency, the pandemic has not seriously impacted these illicit activities, and Mexican drug cartels are even taking some advantage from it.
March 4, 2021
Energy Counter-Reform In Mexico Brings Concerns
During a fast-track session, the Mexican Senate reformed its energy laws; a change promoted — and applauded — by the president. But others fear the new laws could hurt the environment and trade relations with the United States.
March 4, 2021
While U.S. Tourists Escape From The Pandemic In Mexico, Mexican Travelers Do The Same In The U.S.
Tourism in the U.S. and Mexico has been severely affected by the pandemic. But people from both countries have started to travel across the border — and for the same reason. The pandemic is generating some tourism in both directions across the border.
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March 4, 2021