Sonoran Flea Market Operators Swarm State Congress To Present Demands
With heavy restrictions on northbound border crossings, many flea market stall operators — or tianguistas — are having trouble stocking their shelves. That's especially concerning to them with the critical holiday shopping season fast approaching.
Oct. 19, 2020
AMLO Defends Trump, Demands Explanations From DEA Ops
Last week, a former Mexican secretary of defense was arrested in Los Angeles, accused of helping in drug trafficking and organized crime. Mexico's president is demanding information from the U.S. while questioning the DEA’s intervention in his country.
Oct. 19, 2020
Sonoran Baseball Fans Barred From Stadiums After Some Flout Safety Measures
Last week, a baseball team in southern Sonora, Mexico, won its first game of the season, playing at home to a stadium full of excited fans. But fans won’t be allowed back in the Sonora stands anytime soon after flouting coronavirus safety protocols.
Oct. 19, 2020
Mexico Fishermen Scoff At Governor’s Suggestion To Switch To Taxi Driving
Fishermen in the uppermost part of Mexico’s Sea of Cortez have been struggling against fishing bans meant to protect a highly endangered porpoise. The governor of Baja California says he will ease the requirements for fishermen to obtain taxi license plates, but most fishermen say that’s not a serious solution.
Oct. 20, 2020
Mexico Wants An Aztec Headdress Back — And Controversy Follows
For years, many Mexicans have longed for the return of a 16th century Aztec feathered crown that lies in a European museum. The Mexican president’s wife went on a mission to try to get it borrowed — but the visit reignited a debate about its significance.
Oct. 20, 2020
SCOTUS To Hear Border Wall, Asylum Seeker Suits
The Supreme Court has decided to take up a two year legal battle between rights groups and the Trump administration over the funding for segments of the border wall.
Oct. 19, 2020
Amid Widespread Drought, Sonora Offers Credit to Cattle Ranchers
Nearly half the state's municipalities currently have at least a severe level of drought, according to the National Water Commission.
Oct. 19, 2020
Mexico’s Economy Secretary Downplays Lithium Deposits Amid Nationalization Debate
Mexico’s economy secretary downplayed the significance of the country’s lithium deposits Thursday, in response to calls to nationalize the valuable natural resource.
Oct. 16, 2020