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Sonoran PRI party left without Congress representation
Up until last year, the Institutional Revolutionary Party — or PRI — controlled the governorship, the mayor’s office in half of the state’s municipalities and held five seats in the state Congress.
Sept. 27, 2022
Investigation underway after bear killed in rural Sonora
Authorities say they have not yet been able to find the body of the bear.
Sept. 27, 2022
Press freedom groups want suspect in journalists slaying to face justice in Mexico
“It is of the utmost importance that this particular case, which was the most notorious one of the past few years, is actually solved,” said Jan-Alberto Hootsen, Mexico representative for the Committee to Protect Journalists.
Sept. 26, 2022
On 8th anniversary of Ayotzinapa disappearances, AMLO promises truth will be known
Over the weekend, a leaked unredacted version of a truth commission report revealed shocking details about the alleged murders of the 43 students, and coordination between organized crime and multiple levels of government about the disposal of their bodies.
Sept. 26, 2022
AMLO proposes national consultation on military’s role
As pitched by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, voters would be asked three questions, including about the extension of the military's role in public security through 2028.
Sept. 23, 2022
Sonoran Congress: Setting off fireworks is animal cruelty
Authorities in neighboring Sonora have taken several recent steps to reduce the use of fireworks out of concern for animal welfare.
Sept. 23, 2022
AMLO: Long delayed highway could be finished soon
He declined to provide an estimated completion date, but federal transportation officials have previously said it's expected in the second half of this year.
Sept. 20, 2022
Sonoran governor signs decree banning fireworks at state functions
The main purpose of the change is to avoid needlessly terrifying pets. Sonoran Gov. Alfonso Durazo encouraged municipal governments across the state to follow suit.
Sept. 20, 2022
AMLO responds to Ukraine peace plan’s cool reception
Mexico’s president recently proposed a peace plan for the war ignited by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Sept. 19, 2022
Earthquake hits Mexico on same day as 85, 17 quakes
The disaster also came shortly after a massive earthquake preparedness drill in Mexico City that also served as a commemoration of those two previous tragedies.
Sept. 19, 2022
Work begins on improvements at Sonoran port in Guaymas
The initial phase will cost some $30 million, but federal authorities have pledged around $150 million for the port's modernization.
Sept. 19, 2022
Groups start petition to keep transmission lines out of Sonora’s El Pinacate
Conservation groups in Sonora, Mexico, are circulating an online petition to keep power lines out of a protected area near the Arizona-Sonora border.
Sept. 19, 2022
In southern Sonora, a mountain biking corridor takes shape
Compared to Arizona, mountain biking and other off-road cycling disciplines are relatively new sports in Sonora. Many of the existing trails are recently built, and new riders are hitting the available dirt all the time. But in a thirty-mile corridor at the southern end of the state, growth has been particularly dynamic.
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Sept. 19, 2022
Mexican general arrested in case of student disappearances in 2014
Gen. Jose Rodriguez had recently been accused of personally ordering the execution of six of the 43 Ayotzinapa teachers college students.
Sept. 16, 2022
Crowds again gather for Grito de Independencia in Sonora
This year drones put on a light show instead of the traditional firework display, a change intended to avoid terrifying pets in nearby neighborhoods.
Sept. 16, 2022
Mexico’s lower house of Congress votes to keep military in public safety role
Mexico’s lower house of Congress has voted to continue using the military to tackle domestic security issues through 2028.
Sept. 15, 2022
AMLO says U.S. will respect sovereignty on energy issues
Mexico's President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said he was told that his government's policy of privileging energy produced by the state-owned utility over private producers would be respected.
Sept. 13, 2022
Mexico’s Senate approves reform, giving Army control of National Guard
Mexico’s National Guard has been used not only as a police force, but to undertake migration control, staff ports and carry out infrastructure projects. Now, with approval from the Senate, the civilian-led law enforcement body will be handed over to the Army.
Sept. 9, 2022
Floods, evacuations in Sonoran coastal towns as Hurricane Kay arrives
Hurricane Kay, now downgraded to a tropical storm, has made landfall in Mexico’s Baja Peninsula. In nearby Sonora, strong winds and rains have left coastal towns flooded.
Sept. 9, 2022
2 killed in armed attack on Sonora electricity company workers
Two workers with Mexico’s electricity commission were killed in an armed attack in Sonora this week.
Sept. 8, 2022