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More non-U.S. citizens will need to show proof of vaccination at land ports
U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents returning to the United States are exempted from the requirement.
Sonoran government investigating previous administration
Sonora’s governor was sworn into office last September. Since then, his administration has opened dozens of audits into previous state leaders.
Jan. 20, 2022
Hermosillo wins $1M toward innovative recycling program
Leaders in Hermosillo, the capital of neighboring Sonora, Mexico, are celebrating a $1 million grant that will go toward an innovative recycling program.
Jan. 19, 2022
Sonora moves forward with massive solar plant near Rocky Point
Mexico is set to break ground on a massive solar energy plant in the state of Sonora next month. Officials say the first phase of the project will be up and running before the end of the year.
Jan. 19, 2022
Former Sonoran governor proposed as Mexican consul in Barcelona
Gov. Claudia Pavlovich is a member of Mexico's PRI party, whose leader said she and another nominated former governor could face expulsion if they accept the positions.
Jan. 18, 2022
Photojournalist killed in Tijuana is second Mexican reporter killed in 2022
Mexico is one of the world's deadliest countries for reporters. The killing of Margarito Martinez Esquivel, a well-respected photojournalist who worked with a number of international outlets, is the second reporter killed so far in Mexico in 2022.
Jan. 18, 2022
U.S. puts restrictions on Mexican boats over illegal fishing
The U.S. government is putting restrictions on Mexican fishing boats entering U.S. ports over allegations that the Mexican government has failed to prevent illegal fishing in U.S. waters.
Jan. 13, 2022
As cases soar, Sonoran health officials call for rational use of tests
Records are regularly falling amid the state's most dramatic case growth to date.
Jan. 14, 2022
Sonoran governor touts new border slaughterhouse in Agua Prieta
A federal official said the facility came about in response to a binational call and that its output will in part serve to satisfy U.S. demand.
Jan. 14, 2022
Music festival in Alamos, Sonora, now in question as COVID cases rise
Hopes that an annual music festival could return to neighboring Sonora, Mexico, this month are beginning to fade.
Jan. 14, 2022
Sonoran health officials says in-person classes will continue despite COVID spike
In neighboring Sonora, Mexico, health officials say there are no plans to put a pause on in-person learning in the state, despite a major spike in COVID-19 cases.
Jan. 14, 2022
Mexican groups seek international probe into torture, forced disappearances
Human rights organizations in Mexico are asking the International Criminal Court to investigate and prosecute what they call crimes against humanity perpetrated or ignored by the Mexican state.
Jan. 13, 2022
Sonoran teachers finally eligible for booster shots
Teachers in neighboring Sonora, Mexico, are getting COVID-19 booster shots this week. Officials hope it’s a step toward bringing more students back to classrooms.
Jan. 12, 2022
Baskets woven by Comcaac artisans included in Bellas Artes exhibit
Works by members of a Sonoran Indigenous group known as the Comcaac will be on display for the first time at one of Mexico’s most important art museums, El Museo del Palacio del Bellas Artes.
Jan. 12, 2022
For 2nd time, AMLO tests positive for COVID-19
On Tuesday morning, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said his symptoms remained light.
Jan. 11, 2022
Sonora to get nearly $50M in federal aid for water infrastructure
Some of the planned projects will address water access issues among several indigenous groups in Sonora.
Jan. 11, 2022
Sonora begins 2022 with most COVID-19 cases ever recorded in a week
As of yet, the record-setting surge has not clearly shown up in hospitalization and death data.
Jan. 10, 2022
3rd suspect arrested in Yaqui leaders killing in Sonora
Two people were arrested the summer Rojo went missing, and now authorities say the third and likely final suspect has been caught.
Jan. 10, 2022
Sonora finishes 2021 with strong jobs numbers
The average of monthly formal jobs for 2021 was the highest figure for the state to date.
Jan. 7, 2022
‘Only Sonora’ tourist zone could be adopted in other states
Sonoran officials say they want to expand a special transit zone that allows tourists to more easily bring their cars into the state.
Jan. 7, 2022
Dog helps searching group in Nogales, Sonora, find bodies of missing
A collective in Nogales, Sonora, that carries out searches to find the bodies of missing people has adopted a new member: a dog named Bongo, trained in search and rescue. The dog helped find four bodies within hours of joining the group.
Jan. 7, 2022