The U.S. government has shared information on alleged crimes committed by Mexican Gov. Francisco Garcia Cabeza de Vaca.
And it’s also asking for information from Mexican authorities about him, according to Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.
Vaccinations for educators in Sonora, Arizona’s neighbor to the south, are now underway.
More than 70,000 of them will receive the single-dose CanSino vaccine over the next couple of days, according to a release from the Mexican Institute of Social Security.
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.
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.
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The United States has suspended the importing of wild-caught shrimp from Mexico due to concerns about the country's sea turtle protection program. The ban does not apply to farmed shrimp, which accounts for the majority of Sonora's production.
The son of the leader of a Sonoran group dedicated to searching for missing loved ones survived a shooting Friday.
Cecilia Delgado, founder of the Buscadoras de Paz, or Peace Seekers, said her son was shot once in the back, and that his prognosis at first was not good. But now he’s back home and recovering well.
At least 20 people died and more than 70 injured after a subway train in Mexico City derailed as a result of a collapsing bridge Monday night. The tragedy happened before 11:00 p.m., and many of the passengers were headed back home from work.
After a terrible rainy season last year, neighboring Sonora’s massive agricultural sector is banking on better monsoons this summer. A top federal water official recently predicted a massive cut in acreage in the critical Mayo River Valley if this summer disappoints again.