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Sonora passes a law requiring period products in schools
Sonoran lawmakers passed a law that will make access to free feminine hygiene products and education about menstruation a requirement in the state’s schools.
8 hours ago
Mexico in talks with Peru to offer asylum to recently ousted president
Mexican leaders say they are working with Peruvian officials to offer their recently ousted president asylum.
9 hours ago
Watered-down electoral reforms advance in Mexico
A proposal that would, in part, reduce funding to Mexico’s electoral agency is advancing through Congress. It comes after a more substantial reform had failed.
Dec. 8, 2022
In the carne asada capital of Mexico, vegan options are on the rise
When you think of Sonoran food, what comes to mind? Almost certainly carne asada. But a growing number of Sonorans are ditching animal products and opening restaurants centered on plant-based foods in what some have called a “vegan boom.”
Dec. 7, 2022
Violence in Sonoran town gains attention for the impact on schools kids
A video went viral in Mexico this week of children cowering under their desks in a Sonoran school while a teacher sings to keep them calm.
Dec. 7, 2022
Sonora’s state Congress bans gay conversion therapies
With just two "no" votes in the 33-member unicameral legislature, the measure was approved by an overwhelming margin.
Dec. 6, 2022
Sonoran Congress approves one-time abbreviated governorship
Supporters say that syncing the governor's race with the federal presidential election could increase turnout, but critics call the reform a distraction.
Dec. 5, 2022
Major organized crime clashes in Sonora leave 8 dead
The mayor of San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora confirmed that among the dead was a 7-year-old.
Dec. 5, 2022
Report: Majority of murders and femicides in Mexico remain unsolved
A new report shows that a stunning number of murders in Mexico remain unsolved. Impunity has been a long-standing issue in the country.
Dec. 2, 2022
Free speech group Article 19 denounces threats against members in Mexico
An international organization dedicated to protecting free speech says its members in Mexico have received a growing number of threats.
Dec. 2, 2022
Opposition from neighbors derailed cars-free event in Hermosillo
Opposition from neighbors derailed a planned cars-free event in downtown Hermosillo last weekend. Organizers say the event is now indefinitely postponed, and that it's best to wait until all are comfortable with it moving forward.
Dec. 1, 2022
Sonora’s dengue season is showing signs of letting up
The state has had far and away the worst dengue season in Mexico this year.
Dec. 1, 2022
Sonora to consider election cycle change to sync races for governor, president
The state Congress in neighboring Sonora will consider a reform that would shift elections for governor by three years.
Dec. 1, 2022
Mexico to boost minimum wage by 20% in 2023
This week, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced he had good news: his government reached a deal with business and labor representatives to implement a 20% minimum wage hike starting on Jan. 1.
Dec. 1, 2022
Mexico’s Supreme Court upholds reform allowing military to perform police duties
A constitutional reform allowing the Mexican military to remain on the country’s streets for an additional four years will move forward after Mexico’s Supreme Court ruled against an appeal to the change.
Nov. 30, 2022
Guaymas will take charge of water commission in attempt to resolve sewage crisis
By early next year, Sonoran officials say the coastal municipality of Guaymas, which has long struggled with a collapsing sewage system and spotty access to drinking water, will take control of its own water operations.
Nov. 30, 2022
Mexico willing to go to formal dispute settlement panel over GMO corn ban
The United States' agriculture secretary said the U.S. would pursue legal remedies available through the USMCA trade deal if a resolution is not reached.
Nov. 29, 2022
Mexico’s president pushes more limited ‘Plan B’ for electoral reform
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said the decision came after successful pushback from opposition parties.
Nov. 29, 2022
Sonoran security chief: Progress being made on adding to state police force
Security Secretary Maria Dolores del Rio also said that Sonora's state police officers could be the best paid in the country as soon as next year.
Nov. 28, 2022
AMLO pleased with turnout for massive march he led
Mexico's Andrés Manuel López Obrador called for his march after a major mobilization against an electoral reform he is pushing.
Nov. 28, 2022
A conservation group is working to protect one of the planet’s most important ecosystems
Mangroves are considered one of the planet’s most important ecosystems. But they are disappearing world wide because of threats including climate change, urban development and other human activities. So, an Indigenous conservation group is working to protect some of the northernmost mangroves on the North American continent.
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Nov. 21, 2022