Hermosillo News


Sonoran governor: Arrests of high level cartel members to curb violence
Sonora’s governor says recent arrests will reduce outbursts of violence that have wracked several cities in recent weeks.
Dec. 15, 2022
AMLO asks Bad Bunny for a free concert following Ticketmaster debacle
Hundreds of fans were turned away from a reggaetón superstar’s concert in Mexico City over the weekend because their tickets turned out to be fake. Mexico’s president is now asking the Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny to give another concert.
Dec. 15, 2022
Mexico puts forward plan to resolve energy dispute with U.S., Canada
The disagreement stems in part from a Mexican reform that privileges the state-owned energy utility over private and foreign producers.
Dec. 13, 2022
AMLO: Relations with Peru are ‘on pause,’ sees Castillo as legitimate president
Peru's impeached former president had sought asylum in Mexico after his failed coup attempt.
Dec. 13, 2022
Arrests made after stores burned in Guaymas, Empalme
Photos posted by firefighters in Guaymas show a heavily damaged Oxxo convenience store, one of several chain locations reportedly damaged.
Dec. 12, 2022
Hundreds of soldiers sent to Sonora in hopes of reducing crime, violence
Some are skeptical that more soldiers will bring more security.
Dec. 12, 2022
Hermosillo chosen for USAID climate change program
The Sonoran capital, Hermosillo, has been chosen to participate in a five-year program to combat climate change in major Mexican cities.
Dec. 12, 2022
Sonora passes a law requiring period products in schools
Sonoran lawmakers passed a law that will make access to free feminine hygiene products and education about menstruation a requirement in the state’s schools.
Dec. 9, 2022
Mexico in talks with Peru to offer asylum to recently ousted president
Mexican leaders say they are working with Peruvian officials to offer their recently ousted president asylum.
Dec. 9, 2022
Watered-down electoral reforms advance in Mexico
A proposal that would, in part, reduce funding to Mexico’s electoral agency is advancing through Congress. It comes after a more substantial reform had failed.
Dec. 8, 2022
In the carne asada capital of Mexico, vegan options are on the rise
When you think of Sonoran food, what comes to mind? Almost certainly carne asada. But a growing number of Sonorans are ditching animal products and opening restaurants centered on plant-based foods in what some have called a “vegan boom.”
Dec. 8, 2022
Violence in Sonoran town gains attention for the impact on schools kids
A video went viral in Mexico this week of children cowering under their desks in a Sonoran school while a teacher sings to keep them calm.
Dec. 7, 2022
Sonora’s state Congress bans gay conversion therapies
With just two "no" votes in the 33-member unicameral legislature, the measure was approved by an overwhelming margin.
Dec. 6, 2022
Sonoran Congress approves one-time abbreviated governorship
Supporters say that syncing the governor's race with the federal presidential election could increase turnout, but critics call the reform a distraction.
Dec. 5, 2022
Major organized crime clashes in Sonora leave 8 dead
The mayor of San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora confirmed that among the dead was a 7-year-old.
Dec. 5, 2022
Report: Majority of murders and femicides in Mexico remain unsolved
A new report shows that a stunning number of murders in Mexico remain unsolved. Impunity has been a long-standing issue in the country.
Dec. 5, 2022
Free speech group Article 19 denounces threats against members in Mexico
An international organization dedicated to protecting free speech says its members in Mexico have received a growing number of threats.
Dec. 2, 2022
Opposition from neighbors derailed cars-free event in Hermosillo
Opposition from neighbors derailed a planned cars-free event in downtown Hermosillo last weekend. Organizers say the event is now indefinitely postponed, and that it's best to wait until all are comfortable with it moving forward.
Dec. 2, 2022
Sonora’s dengue season is showing signs of letting up
The state has had far and away the worst dengue season in Mexico this year.
Dec. 1, 2022
Sonora to consider election cycle change to sync races for governor, president
The state Congress in neighboring Sonora will consider a reform that would shift elections for governor by three years.
Dec. 1, 2022