Hermosillo News


Plagiarism confirmed, Mexican Supreme Court justice insists she won’t resign
In recent days, both the university that awarded the degree and the federal education ministry say it is in fact the other body that is responsible for taking additional action on the matter, like stripping the justice of her degree.
Jan. 17, 2023
Sonoran governor proposes creation of state-run private security force
Asked about the proposal this week, Sonoran Gov. Alfonso Durazo said the body would complement — not compete with — privately owned security companies.
Jan. 17, 2023
Human Rights Watch: Mexico has not improved
“Mexico has been in a human rights crisis for a long time, and the situation has not improved over the past year,” the author of the Mexico chapter in a recent HRW report told KJZZ News.
Jan. 17, 2023
Sonora approves transmission lines from major solar plant
Mexico’s environmental ministry has approved a transmission line project from a major solar plant in Sonora to Baja California. It is part of the country’s most ambitious clean-energy plan.
Jan. 17, 2023
6,000 National Guard deployed to Mexico City’s metro
Without citing evidence, Mexico City's mayor suggested that something nefarious could be behind the recent incidents.
Jan. 16, 2023
UN: Title 42 expansion undermines international human rights, refugee law
Two United Nations agencies have spoken out against reforms from the Biden administration, saying the expansion of a pandemic-era border policy puts the United States at odds with established asylum protections.
Jan. 13, 2023
University confirms one of Mexico top judges plagiarized undergrad thesis
Last year, one of Mexico's top judges was accused of plagiarizing her undergraduate thesis. This week, the university that awarded her degree concluded that substantial parts of the thesis were copied.
Jan. 12, 2023
U.S. loses auto rules trade dispute with Mexico, Canada
A dispute panel has ruled in favor of Canada and Mexico on the question of how to apply automotive-sector content requirements under the U.S.-Mexico-Canada free trade agreement, or USMCA.
Jan. 12, 2023
3 journalists have been kidnapped in southern Mexico
Press freedom groups say they learned this week that at least three journalists were kidnapped in southern Mexico in late December.
Jan. 11, 2023
Sonoran officials say they are preparing for migrants expelled from U.S.
With news that the U.S. is expanding a policy that allows migrants to be expelled into Mexico, Sonoran officials say they are preparing for the possibility of more migrants being sent back to the state.
Jan. 11, 2023
AMLO calls for end of abandonment of Latin America
For his part, President Joe Biden pushed back on the notion of the U.S. having abandoned the region, and pointed to substantial spending in recent years.
Jan. 10, 2023
Plan Sonora at top of agenda for Mexican president’s meeting with Biden
The suite of clean energy initiatives is centered in the northern Mexican state of Sonora.
Jan. 10, 2023
Mexican, U.S. and Canadian heads of state condemn anti-democratic riots in Brazil
In scenes reminiscent of January 6, 2021 at the US Capitol, supporters of former right-wing Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro stormed key government buildings over the weekend.
Jan. 9, 2023
Sonoran governor: Hobbs’ swearing in an ‘inflection point’ for 2 states’ relationship
Sonora’s Gov. Alfonso Durazo attended his Arizona counterpart Katie Hobbs’ recent swearing-in ceremony.
Jan. 6, 2023
Mexico: 29 killed in operation to recapture Ovidio Guzman
While there was substantial loss of life among suspected criminals and soldiers, Secretary Sandoval said there were no reports of civilian deaths.
Jan. 6, 2023
Ahead of his visit to the border, Biden announces plans to expand Title 42
The Biden administration has announced a new immigration plan that expands the pandemic-era Title 42 policy, which sends migrants and asylum seekers who are caught crossing the border back into Mexico.
Jan. 6, 2023
Mexican officials: Immigration, climate change and security on tap for Biden’s visit
President Joe Biden will visit Mexico next week for the first time as president to attend the North American Leaders’ Summit.
Jan. 6, 2023
Mexican city under siege after El Chapo’s son is captured for the 2nd time
The son of a notorious drug lord has been captured in the northwestern city of Culiacán, leading to an eruption of violence throughout the city.
Jan. 5, 2023
Cartel leader who escaped prison in Ciudad Juarez killed in shootout
A cartel leader who escaped prison in northern Mexico on Sunday was killed by Mexican security forces Thursday.
Jan. 5, 2023
A wetland area in Hermosillo has officially received protected status
The Sonoran capital Hermosillo has a new protected area, after the status was made official for wetlands on the western extreme of the city.
Jan. 4, 2023