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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
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.
April 15, 2021
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
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
Mexico Seeks Volunteers For Trials Of COVID-19 Vaccine ‘Patria’
A new COVID-19 vaccine being developed in Mexico is ready to enter the first phase of clinical trials, and officials say if all goes well, it could be approved for emergency use by the end of the year.
April 14, 2021
30 Mexican Soldiers Arrested In Forced Disappearances
The Mexican Navy said the arrests were tied to incidents in 2014, though a national Mexican outlet says they in fact took place in 2018.
April 13, 2021
Report: Better Handling Of Mexican Pandemic Could Have Saved Lives
The study's lead author says much of the poor handling of the pandemic traces back to the concentration of decision-making power in an agency subordinated to the president.
April 13, 2021
After 2 Weeks Of Checkpoints, San Carlos Hopes For Improvements
The local tourism industry is hoping things turn around now that the two-week period of requiring negative tests is over.
April 12, 2021
COVID-19 Risk Rising In Several Key Sonoran Cities
Five major Sonoran cities, including the capital Hermosillo, are within just a few points of being considered high risk, according to the state’s coronavirus risk measure. That comes as the vaccination effort is picking up pace, but still lagging far behind neighboring Arizona.
April 12, 2021
Art Street Reviving Hermosillos Scene With Saturday Shows
After closing for more than a year because of the pandemic, a street in the Sonoran capital Hermosillo known as the “Art Street” is opening back up with a series of weekend performances starting this Saturday.
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April 9, 2021
Sonoran Filmmaker’s Short Film On Indigenous Community Selected For Chicago Festival
Sonoran filmmaker Fernanda Galindo’s 15-minute film "Somos Pequeñas" about two women from the Indigenous Comcaac community in Punta Chueca, Sonora, will be screened for the first time publicly starting this weekend at the Chicago Latino Film Festival.
April 9, 2021
Sonoran Governor Asks That More Medical Personnel Be Prioritized In Vaccine Rollout
The governor of Sonora, Arizona’s neighbor to the south, is asking that medical professionals be prioritized in Mexico’s vaccine rollout. On Friday, Mexico's president declined to say that such a plan had been rejected but did say such workers would have to wait for their vaccines.
April 9, 2021
To Encourage Vaccinations Among Older Mexicans, AMLO To Take Dose Publicly
Mexico’s president said he’ll soon take his coronavirus vaccine dose publicly to aid the current effort to inoculate older people. The announcement comes shortly after a new daily administered dose record of roughly 530,000 was set.
April 9, 2021
Mexican Leaders: Human Trafficking Driving Disappearances Of Women
Mexican officials say they believe human trafficking is driving high numbers of disappearances of women and girls in neighboring Sonora and across the country.
April 8, 2021
Mexico: Ex-AG Didnt Investigate Journalist Disappearance
Leaders in Mexico say they are working to provide some relief to family members of a Sonoran journalist who went missing 16 years ago this month. The case remains unsolved.
April 8, 2021
Coalition Asks Sonoran Legislature To Reconsider Marriage Equality
Members of an LGBTQ coalition in neighboring Sonora, Mexico, are asking legislators to reconsider a reform measure that would eliminate barriers to marriage equality in the state.
April 7, 2021
Jaguar Cub Seen In Photos, Video On Sonoran Reserve
The Northern Jaguar Reserve in neighboring Sonora, Mexico announced some good news this week: photos and video of a jaguar cub and its mother were captured in the protected area about 130 miles south of the Arizona-Mexico border.
April 7, 2021
Long Lines, Relief As Older Hermosillenses Receive First Vaccine Doses
The vaccination effort is the first time doses have been administered in the capital city to non-medical professionals.
April 6, 2021
At Least 16 Dead After Miner Transports Crash In Sonora
All of those killed were in a van, one of two vehicles involved. Fourteen people on a bus were injured and transported to a hospital in Caborca.
April 6, 2021

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