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After Caro Quintero’s arrest, Sonora reinforces security presence in Caborca
Sonora's governor acknowledged that such arrests can provoke violent responses, but argued that in the medium-term Quintero's arrest could reduce violence in the state.
July 19, 2022
AMLO denies DEA involvement in drug kingpin arrest
Over the weekend, U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Ken Salazar released a statement that also claimed the operation was carried out exclusively by Mexican forces.
July 18, 2022
Reporter survives shooting in southern Sonora
A reporter in Sonora survived a shooting over the weekend. In a Facebook post, the journalist suggested that he could have been mistakenly targeted.
July 18, 2022
Sonora authorities call for preventive measures in response to dengue outbreak
The cases are heavily concentrated in the municipality of Alamos, which has a sizable expatriate population.
July 15, 2022
Longtime Sonoran law enforcement officer arrested
Sonora's Attorney General says that her office was not given a heads up about the impending arrest.
July 15, 2022
Mexico survey: Young women are most common victims of online attacks
A new survey shows an increase in cyberbullying in Mexico, and women and girls were the most impacted by those online attacks.
July 14, 2022
AMLO: Major solar plant underway in Sonora will be replicated in other border states
After a visit to the United States, Mexico’s president says his country could help provide energy to the U.S. through major investments in new solar farms.
July 14, 2022
In meeting with Biden, AMLO commits to invest in border infrastructure
Mexico’s president visited the White House this week to meet with President Joe Biden. During the visit, Mexico committed to a major investment in border infrastructure.
July 13, 2022
Officials: Recent violence in San Carlos is the results of territorial disputes
The beach town of San Carlos, Sonora, has been in the spotlight in recent weeks after a series of violent events. Now officials say it’s related to a territorial dispute between criminal groups.
July 13, 2022
To guarantee urban water supply, Mexico declares drought emergency
Despite the declaration and serious drought situation in Sonora, some don't think it's likely that the state's massive agricultural will have to reduce acreage as a result.
July 12, 2022
Sonoran governor touts state’s electric car potential during Detroit visit
Gov. Alfonso Durazo pointed to the state's lithium and graphite deposits, as well as planned improvements at its most important seaport, as reasons the state could be a manufacturing hub.
July 12, 2022
In meeting with Biden, AMLO hopes to talk migration and development
After the tragic deaths of dozens of Central American and Mexican migrants in an abandoned trailer in Texas, Mexico's President Andrés Manuel López Obrador called for an expansion of temporary work visas.
July 11, 2022
Case of murdered presidential candidate reopened
That step comes after the National Human Rights Commissioned determined last year that Luis Donaldo Colosio's confessed killer had been tortured by federal security forces.
July 11, 2022
Mexico ex-president under investigation after money transfers detected
He responded to the announcement on Twitter, saying he expects to be given an opportunity by authorities to demonstrate the legality of his assets.
July 8, 2022
More arrests in Sonora of suspects in slaying of Chihuahua priests
Six men were arrested near the Chihuahua border in Sonora, and officials say that some of them are suspects in the crime. Guns and ammo were also seized.
July 8, 2022
Mexico slams Texas governor’s plan to detain migrants
Mexican leaders are pushing back on a new plan to detain border crossers announced this week by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, calling it a political stunt.
July 8, 2022
Deadly violence continues in popular Sonoran tourist town San Carlos
San Carlos, known as a sleepy tourist town on the Sonoran coast of the Gulf of California, has seen an outbreak of violence in recent weeks that has left three people dead.
July 7, 2022
Mexico to install concrete blocks in the vaquita marina’s habitat to keep fishing nets out
Mexico is set to begin placing concrete blocks around a protected area in the uppermost part of the Gulf of California. It’s part of an effort to keep fishing nets out of the habitat of the critically endangered vaquita marina porpoise.
July 6, 2022
AMLO pushes reform to end daylight saving throughout the country
Mexico’s president is pushing ahead with efforts to do away with daylight saving time in the country. This week, he signed a reform bill that must now be approved by Congress.
July 6, 2022
Soldiers offered nearly $500K for release of criminal leader
In the ensuing shootout, one soldier was killed, but the arrests were successful, according to Mexico's president.
July 5, 2022