Hermosillo News


Officials urge spring breakers in Mexico to travel smart
U.S. officials are urging people traveling to Mexico for spring break to be prepared and use caution. They aren’t, however, telling people to stay away from the country entirely.
March 17, 2023
Mexican officials: 5 killed in Tamaulipas were executed by soldiers
Questions have swirled about the Mexican government’s response to the killing of five young men last month by members of the military. Now, human rights officials say they are investigating their deaths as executions.
March 16, 2023
Officials: Querobabi seizes more fentanyl than anywhere in Mexico
Sonoran security officials say one of its checkpoints seizes more fentanyl than anywhere else in Mexico. The claim comes as the country is pushing back on U.S. lawmakers who want to tackle overdose deaths by using the military against Mexican drug cartels.
March 16, 2023
Canadian cannabis company authorized to grow, sell in Mexico
However, Mexico's equivalent of the FDA said it was forced to grant the authorization by a court order, and intends to reverse the authorization in court.
March 10, 2023
AMLO denies spying amid reports of military hacking of activist’s phone
Presented with detailed information about the alleged espionage, Mexico's President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said his government “doesn’t spy on anybody.”
March 10, 2023
Mexico’s president pushes back on proposals for U.S. military to tackle drug cartels
Mexico’s president gave a forceful rebuke to a proposal by some Republican lawmakers to use the U.S. military to fight drug cartels in Mexico. He sees the idea as a threat to his country’s sovereignty.
March 10, 2023
Rio Sonora communities want more protection from waste
Residents of the Rio Sonora valley are concerned about a major new tailings dam at a mine upstream. In 2014, a spill there caused what is considered the worst environmental disaster in Mexican mining history.
March 9, 2023
Hermosillo Womens Day march calls for justice and inclusion
Across Mexico, marches on International Women's Day have become an annual tradition, demanding an end to the crisis of killings and disappearances of women and girls in the country. This year, the Hermosillo march also focused on inclusivity within feminist movements.
March 9, 2023
Hermosillo ice cream shop serves new takes on traditional flavors
Have you ever tried mesquite sap ice cream? At one Hermosillo ice cream shop, now you can. On a mission to make regional flavors a greater part of people’s everyday diets, two friends are serving up a new take on traditional ingredients.
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March 9, 2023
343 migrants found in abandoned trailer
Members of the massive group were from Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Ecuador.
March 7, 2023
2 kidnapped Americans found dead in Mexico, 2 alive
Two of four Americans abducted in Mexico last week when their van was caught in a shootout were found dead, a top Mexican official said Tuesday. The two others have been found alive, with one wounded.
March 6, 2023
AMLO calls proposals to use U.S. military against cartels ‘propaganda’
In a recent opinion piece, former U.S. Attorney General William Barr called Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador the cartels’ chief enabler and said U.S. intervention in Mexico could be justified, even without the latter’s approval.
March 6, 2023
Controversial electoral reforms take effect in Mexico
The reforms face numerous legal challenges, and come amid rising tension between Mexico's president and the country's Supreme Court.
March 3, 2023
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