Groups Protest Release Of Man Accused Of Attempted Femicide
A group of women marched through the streets of the Sonora capital Hermosillo on Wednesday to protest what they call a patriarchal system that fails to protect victims from their aggressors.
April 15, 2021
Navajo Nation OKs Solar Projects For Local Communities
The Navajo Nation has approved a couple of solar projects that will provide electricity to tribal communities.
Apr. 15, 2021
Sonoran Congress Approves Law Banning Single-Use Plastic Bags
A new law passed this week in neighboring Sonora, Mexico, aims to crack down on the use of single-use plastic in part by banning non-biodegradable plastic bags.
Apr. 15, 2021
Stanley Black & Decker To Open Plant In Hermosillo
The toolmaker Stanley Black & Decker is going to open a plant in the Sonoran capital Hermosillo. The facility will be the company's fourth in Mexico and is expected to employ roughly 1,800 people.
April 16, 2021
Mass Vaccination Of Mexican Teachers To Start Soon
Mexico is set to start vaccinating several million education workers. Teacher vaccinations in Sonora are slated to begin May 5, while the first round begins on April 20.
April 16, 2021
Washington Post: Native Americans Fighting To Save Sanctity Of Oak Flat
Oak Flat in Pinal County has become the centerpiece of the battles between Native American tribes to preserve their sacred land and mining companies that want to generate revenue and create jobs. Washington Post Reporter Dana Hedgpeth recently wrote about Oak Flat.
April 15, 2021
Hotel Room Contract Shows Feds Trying To Adjust To Migration Changes
A government contract that gives certain migrant families hotel rooms in Arizona was driven by a change in the demographics of who comes to the U.S.-Mexico border.
April 14, 2021
Older Sonorans Begin Receiving Second COVID-19 Vaccine Doses
As COVID-19 vaccinations continue a slow rollout in Mexico, some older adults in the state of Sonora are finally receiving second doses this week.
April 14, 2021