Hermosillo News


After deportation to Sonora, Venezuelans find themselves in tight spot in Hermosillo
One Venezuelan man told KJZZ News that he had been given just seven days by Mexican immigration authorities to leave the country at its southern border by his own means after being dropped off in Hermosillo.
Oct. 21, 2022
In visit to lithium facility, Gov. Durazo says metal is key to Sonora’s future
Sonora’s governor recently visited a pilot lithium processing facility in the Sonoran capital Hermosillo. The pilot processing plant is controlled by the Chinese lithium giant Ganfeng.
Oct. 18, 2022
Confirmed dengue cases near 1,000 in Sonora
So far this year there have also been nine confirmed deaths from the mosquito-borne illness.
Oct. 18, 2022
Hermosillo holds first ever balloon festival
High winds complicated the show somewhat, but the balloons were able to eventually get off the ground.
Oct. 17, 2022
AMLO hopes to discuss clean energy projects with U.S. climate envoy
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said U.S. climate envoy John Kerry will be visiting Sonora later this month, either in the capital Hermosillo or in Rocky Point, where one of the largest solar energy installations in the world is under construction.
Oct. 17, 2022
Mexico pushes to extend use of military for public security
One human rights researcher noted that the military has already been used for public safety for years, and during that time violence has increased and the effectiveness of law enforcement has decreased.
Oct. 17, 2022
Several Sonoran communities hit by extreme violence Thursday
One of those killed in the border city of San Luis Rio Colorado was a former cop that intelligence reports tied to alleged criminal activities.
Oct. 14, 2022
Sonoran festival to celebrate, educate about the Sky Islands region
A two-day festival in northern Sonora this weekend will be the first in the state to celebrate the sky islands region of Arizona and Sonora.
Oct. 12, 2022
Mexican Senate passes ban on conversion therapy
Mexican senators have passed a reform that will ban a practice known as conversion therapy and punish those who carry it out.
Oct. 12, 2022
Report: Security still a top concern for Hermosillo residents, infrastructure woes close behind
Among positive trends, there are signs of continued economic recovery from pandemic lows, as well as jumps in exports.
Oct. 11, 2022
Analyst: Once dominant PRI party faces uncertain future in Sonora
The increasing marginalization of the party is put into starker relief by the fact that Sonora was the home state of party founder and former president Plutarco Elias Calles.
Oct. 11, 2022
Sonoran attorney general touts office’s performance in national review
While one of the lower figures nationwide, Sonora still showed a very high impunity rate — 83.5% — and an even higher murder impunity rate of 96.4%.
Oct. 10, 2022
Mexico sues 5 Arizona gun shops
The filing comes shortly after a federal judge dismissed another suit against U.S. gun manufacturers.
Oct. 10, 2022
Both Nogales mayors push to move binational train line
However, Union Pacific, which owns the line north of the border in Arizona, says that it has "no plans on its own to move the track."
Oct. 10, 2022
Police operation ends long-standing informal tolls on Sonoran interstate
State police, joined by the National Guard and military, broke up the tolls, and made 27 arrests.
Oct. 7, 2022
Mexican Senate OKs measure to extend military role in public security
Some are concerned that what was intended to be a temporary situation is becoming less so.
Oct. 5, 2022
Mexico tries to control inflation of key goods
Businesses that signed on will receive licenses that ease the importing of food and other inputs, but also committed to things like not raising the cost of corn flour in coming months.
Oct. 4, 2022
Mexico’s president denies bombshell spying accusations
The digital rights group R3D and several media organizations are reporting that at least two journalists and a human rights defender had their phones infected with the controversial spyware known as Pegasus.
Oct. 4, 2022
Mexico considers creating an army-run airline
The Mexican government is working on a plan to establish a state-owned airline that would be operated by the military.
Oct. 4, 2022
Sonora begins restoration of wetland area and theme park
This week, the Sonoran government started work to restore an abandoned theme park and nearby wetland.
Oct. 4, 2022