As Solar Energy Uncertainty Grows In Mexico, Smaller Scale Projects Continue Growth
Like Arizona, neighboring Sonora has a great deal of potential for solar energy development. Despite that potential, the prospects for solar there and across Mexico have gotten even more challenging since we last reported on it.
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May 10, 2021
Harris, AMLO Discuss Migration, Regional Development
Mexico's president appears to have brought up the ongoing border restrictions that have prevented many Mexicans from being able to cross into the United States over the last year.
May. 7, 2021
National Guard Shooting Of Sonoran AG Staff Raises Militarization Concerns
Some groups said the incident highlights the shortcomings of the militarized security strategy in a number of cities across the state.
May. 7, 2021
Sonorans Searching For Missing Loved Ones Mark Mother’s Day With Protest
Families with missing loved ones in Sonora have turned Mother’s Day into a day of protest. There were similar marches across Mexico, where dozens of groups have formed to search for missing people that authorities have been unable to locate.
May 10, 2021
Sonora Now 1 Of 14 Mexican States At Green, Lowest COVID-19 Risk
Sonora, Arizona’s neighbor to the south, is now at green, or low risk, on the Mexican pandemic semáforo — or traffic light — scale. Over the last month, new daily cases and deaths have been trending down in the state.
May 10, 2021
Immigration Journalists Launch Comadres Al Aire Podcast
Journalists Valeria Fernandez and Maritza Felix have covered immigration and immigrants in the region for many Spanish-language outlets. But in all of that reporting, they’ve seen something missing — especially for immigrant women. That’s why they’re combining forces to create a new podcast that launches May 10 called "Comadres Al Aire."
May 10, 2021
Oak Flat Copper Mine Could Impact Valley Groundwater Supplies
The San Carlos Apaches have fought a proposed copper mine that would be located about an hour east of Phoenix because it will destroy an important cultural site. But the mine could also have impacts on the Phoenix area and beyond.
May 10, 2021
The Fancy Navajo: Diné Influencer Shares Culture Through Food
Alana Yazzie studied marketing at Marquette University after growing up near the Navajo reservation in New Mexico. After a stint in HR, she quit and decided to strike out on her own as The Fancy Navajo. That’s her Instagram handle, and it has led her to a career of baking and blogging.
May 7, 2021