Hermosillo News


After military killing of 5 people in NE Mexico, confusion, questions swirl
Human rights groups are concerned by the prospect of a military investigation of the matter, saying that it could impede a more thorough civilian investigation.
March 3, 2023
Mexico will retain diplomatic ties with Peru after removal of ambassador
Last week, the president of Peru announced she was withdrawing her country’s ambassador from Mexico. The move comes after Peru also expelled the Mexican ambassador there late last year.
Feb. 27, 2023
Hermosillo claims world record for most simultaneously grilling
With nearly 2,200 participants tending to thousands of pounds of beef, the mass cookout in downtown Hermosillo was far more than sufficient to earn the Guinness World Record for the most people simultaneously grilling or barbecuing.
Feb. 27, 2023
Another march critical of electoral reforms in Mexico
A similar back and forth played out last fall when those opposed to the reform marched through downtown Mexico City.
Feb. 27, 2023
Hermosillos historic Villa de Seris named barrio mágico
One of the oldest neighborhoods in the Sonoran capital Hermosillo has received national recognition for its history, culture and food.
Feb. 27, 2023
No easy compromise on Mexicos new GMO corn policy
If a resolution is not reached in talks between the countries, a formal dispute settlement process under the USMCA trade deal could be next.
Feb. 27, 2023
Report documents 2nd case of plagiarism by Mexican Supreme Court justice
In the wake of Mexico's largest university confirming that Justice Yasmin Esquivel plagiarized her undergraduate law thesis, the Spanish newspaper El Pais has published compelling evidence that she also plagiarized nearly half of her doctoral dissertation.
Feb. 24, 2023
Mexico’s congress passes reform to the country’s elections watchdog
Mexico’s Senate has passed a major reform to the body charged with overseeing the country’s elections.
Feb. 23, 2023
AMLO wants ex security head convicted in U.S. court to become informant
Mexico’s president says he hopes a former Mexican official convicted of drug trafficking and corruption in the United States will become an informant.
Feb. 22, 2023
AMLO: Water shortage makes Nuevo Leon poor site for Tesla factory
A top Nuevo Leon official pushed back, saying there is in fact enough water in the state for further development.
Feb. 21, 2023
Near massive Sonoran deposit, AMLO signs decree for  lithium reserve
During the signing ceremony, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said the measure would help prevent the exploitation of lithium resources in the country.
Feb. 21, 2023
Mexico to fast track visa applications for Cubans seeking to reunite with family
With the number of Cubans arriving in and traveling through Mexico increasing, the country is now offering a program for those seeking to reunite with family there.
Feb. 17, 2023
Journalist, environmental activist found dead in central Mexico
A journalist was found dead in central Mexico this week. Press freedom groups want authorities to investigate the case.
Feb. 17, 2023
Mexican rescue dog dies during mission to Turkey
It has been more than 10 days since the devastating earthquakes in Turkey and Syria. The death toll had risen to some 42,000 people as of Thursday when search and rescue teams Mexico had sent to deliver aid began to return home. But one of the K-9 rescuers died on the mission.
Feb. 17, 2023
Officials: Asylum applications are pushing Mexico to breaking point
The number of asylum applications in Mexico remains at an all-time high, and authorities say the country’s asylum system cannot handle the number of petitions it receives.
Feb. 15, 2023
Mexicos foreign minister teases good news after meeting with Tesla
Mexican officials are touting potential plans for electric vehicle maker Tesla to set up shop in the country.
Feb. 15, 2023
Mexico bars use of GMO corn for human consumption
Mexico's position on GMO corn has been a source of trade tension with the United States. And those new rules, published Monday, prohibit the use of GMO corn for human consumption, specifically highlighting the production of flour for tortillas.
Feb. 14, 2023
Mexico to send $6M to support earthquake response in Syria
Mexico is supporting earthquake recovery in Syria. The country will be contributing $6 million toward the disaster response in Syria, which, along with Turkey, suffered extraordinary damage and loss of life in the wake of the 7.8 magnitude earthquake on Feb. 6.
Feb. 14, 2023
Sonoran officials present plan to prevent shark attacks
Officials in neighboring Sonora say they have come up with a plan to address concerns about shark sightings and attacks in the Gulf of California this winter. They want to prevent indiscriminate hunting.
Feb. 13, 2023
A community in southern Sonora created refuge areas to protect the future of fishing
Overfishing is one of the greatest threats to marine life, and to people who depend on our oceans for their livelihoods. Now, one community in Sonora, Mexico is tackling the problem by establishing fishing refuge areas in the bay where they live and work on the Gulf of California.
Feb. 13, 2023