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Report: Mexico has continued to spy on journalists
A new report published by a digital rights advocacy group says that the current Mexican government has continued to illegally spy on civilians despite promises to end the practice.
Oct. 3, 2022
Mexican government the target of major cyber attack
The Mexican government confirms that it was hit by a major cyber attack. Hackers obtained data held by the military, including details about the president’s health.
Oct. 3, 2022
Dengue cases soar in Sonora amid outbreak in southern part of state
The number of dengue cases registered in Sonora this year has skyrocketed amid an outbreak in the southern part of the state.
Oct. 3, 2022
Experts: Mexico government obstructed Ayotzinapa investigation
A panel of independent experts has accused the Mexican government of obstructing an investigation into the 2014 disappearance of 43 students. The report casts doubt on the government’s ability to carry out justice in the case.
Sept. 30, 2022
Rights commission: Sonoran officials violated victims’ rights in 15 disappearance cases
The state human rights commission in neighboring Sonora, Mexico, has notified prosecutors of 15 disappearance cases that demonstrate serious failures by authorities.
Sept. 29, 2022
Sonoran activists march to demand access to abortion care
On Sept. 28, activists in Sonora took to the streets to recognize International Safe Abortion Day, when, for decades, people across Latin America have protested to demand abortion rights.
Sept. 29, 2022
Prosecutor investigating Ayotzinapa case in Mexico resigns
The special prosecutor leading an investigation into 43 missing students in southern Mexico has resigned. There are concerns about the implications of his resignation for the future of the case.
Sept. 29, 2022
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
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
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
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