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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. → More news from the Fronteras Desk