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CPJ: 2022 now Mexico’s deadliest year for the press
Ukraine, which has suffered months of bloody warfare, is the only country in the world with a higher toll of journalists killed.
Aug. 23, 2022
After epic flooding, Sonora plans infrastructure improvements
Sonora's governor said that nearly half a meter of rain fell in some parts of the Valle de Guaymas.
Aug. 23, 2022
Cautious optimism about Mexico’s infamous Ayotzinapa case
More than 80 arrest warrants for military commanders, soldiers, state and local police and suspected members of organized crime groups were also announced over the weekend.
Aug. 22, 2022
Weekend rains flood Sonoran communities, damage key roadways
As of Monday morning, the state's most important interstate was open to all traffic, which was reportedly heavy and slow.
Aug. 22, 2022
Report: Disappearance of students was ‘crime of state’
The day after the report was released, a former attorney general was taken into custody on charges related to the disappearances and their investigation.
Aug. 22, 2022
With more rain on the way, serious impacts already seen across Sonora
While destruction and other impacts were widespread, authorities noted that the rains were welcome news for Sonora's reservoir system.
Aug. 19, 2022
Sonora reports first 2 confirmed cases of monkeypox in the state
Sonora reported its first cases of monkeypox this week as cases continue to rise across the country. Sonoran health officials announced Wednesday that the state had confirmed its first cases of monkeypox in two men, ages 21 and 54.
Aug. 18, 2022
Sonora prepares for heavy rains, opens temporary shelters
Sonoran officials say they expect heavy rains in the coming days and are taking measures to prevent damage and loss of life.
Aug. 18, 2022
The body of a Sonoran journalist has been found in San Luis Rio Colorado
Another reporter has been killed in Sonora, in what has become one of the deadliest years on record for journalists in Mexico.
Aug. 17, 2022
Sonora governor promises infrastructure improvements after 3 die in flood
Three people died in Nogales, Sonora, this weekend as streets flooded amid heavy rains. Flooding has long been an issue in the city, and leaders say they are preparing to fund major infrastructure projects to address the situation.
Aug. 15, 2022
Whats behind a week of high-profile cartel violence in Mexico
Cartels unleashed mayhem in four Mexican states last week, burning cars, blocking roads and killing at least a dozen people. But on Monday, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador downplayed the significance of the week’s events.
Aug. 15, 2022
Prison riot erupts into violence on the streets of Mexican border town
A prison riot spilled into the streets of a Mexican border town Thursday, leaving nine dead.
Aug. 13, 2022
Mexican officials say they have cleared enough water to rescue 10 miners trapped in collapse
Mexican officials said Friday that they believe they will finally be able to enter a flooded mine to attempt to rescue 10 miners who have been trapped inside for more than a week.
Aug. 13, 2022
AMLO: 16 cartel members were arrested amid night of violence in 2 states
More than 10 hours of violence erupted in two Mexican states this week — apparent retaliation for a military operation targeting a cartel meeting.
Aug. 11, 2022
Sonora is making headway on aqueduct to provide water to Yaqui towns
Officials say a major aqueduct project designed to bring potable water to Yaqui towns in Sonora is moving ahead. It’s part of the so-called justice plan promised by Mexico’s president.
Aug. 11, 2022
AMLO announces plans to militarize the National Guard
This week, Mexico’s president announced plans to move the country’s National Guard under the control of the Defense Ministry, causing concern over increasing militarization of the nation’s public safety forces.
Aug. 10, 2022
Study suggests vaquita marina may have learned to escape fishing nets
The continued survival of a small porpoise in Mexico’s Upper Gulf of California may indicate that the few remaining members of the species have learned how to escape from fishing nets. But experts warn that it will still become extinct if it’s not protected from those nets.
Aug. 8, 2022
Mexico’s foreign minister discusses lithium collaboration with Bolivian authorities
Mexico’s foreign minister met with Bolivian officials this week to discuss lithium collaboration. Mexico has been working to nationalize lithium deposits in the country, including in neighboring Sonora.
Aug. 5, 2022
Rio Sonora residents still waiting on remediation 8 years after spill
Saturday marks eight years since the worst environmental mining disaster in Mexican history. And for residents of the Rio Sonora valley, the impacts of that spill are still being felt.
Aug. 4, 2022
Famed jaguar El Jefe has been spotted in Sonora
A rare northern jaguar last documented in Arizona in 2015 has been spotted on camera in neighboring Sonora. Conservation groups point to the sighting as evidence of continued cross-border connectivity for the species.
Aug. 4, 2022