Hermosillo News


Avian flu found in 2 Sonoran poultry facilities
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that “the risk to the general public’s health from current H5N1 bird flu viruses is low.”
Nov. 7, 2022
Controversy over planned ‘narco museum’ in Sinaloa town
The hometown of well-known drug-lords like “El Chapo” could soon be the site of a museum on the history of cartels in the Mexican state of Sinaloa.
Nov. 7, 2022
Sonora leans into solar energy potential with solar plant construction
Neighboring Sonora continues to lean into its potential for solar power with a plan to build dozens of solar plants throughout the state.
Nov. 4, 2022
Sonora to receive federal funds for port modernization projects
Those traveling from Arizona to Sonora could soon see improvements at Mexican ports of entry. Officials say funds have been set aside to modernize the state’s six land ports.
Nov. 3, 2022
Prison official found murdered in Guaymas, Sonora
Officials in neighboring Sonora say they have recovered the body of a prison employee who was kidnapped earlier this week.
Nov. 3, 2022
Border wall causes jaguars to spend more energy accessing key resources
Conservationists have long described the impacts of the border wall on wildlife in the Arizona-Sonora borderlands. Now, a new study looks at how that infrastructure is causing increased energy expenditures for jaguar populations.
Nov. 2, 2022
Mexico will share Sonora’s clean energy plan at UN Climate Conference
Mexico will share a plan to develop new sustainable energy solutions in neighboring Sonora at the United Nation’s Climate Change Conference this month. Leaders see that as a major opportunity for the state.
Nov. 2, 2022
Mexico officially bids to host 2036 Summer Olympics
This week, Mexico officially put itself in the running to host the Summer Olympic Games in 2036. Officials see it as a show of the country’s sporting prowess.
Oct. 29, 2022
With 17 states in favor, reform extending public safety role of Mexican military passes
Mexico’s military can now remain on the country’s streets for an additional four years after a constitutional reform received the support of a majority of state legislatures — including neighboring Sonora.
Oct. 29, 2022
Stranded in Hermosillo, Venezuelan asylum seekers face uncertainty in unfamiliar city
Earlier this month, the United States began sending Venezuelan asylum seekers back to Mexico, instead of releasing them into the country. They’ve ended up all over, including the Sonoran capital Hermosillo, a city few had every heard of before.
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Oct. 28, 2022
Same-sex marriage now legal in every Mexican state
Seven years after Mexico’s Supreme Court said laws banning same-sex marriage were unconstitutional, couples can now legally marry in every state in the country.
Oct. 27, 2022
Ahead of a visit from U.S. climate envoy, Sonora touts plans for lithium battery plant
U.S. climate envoy John Kerry is set to arrive in Sonora on Friday. Ahead of his visit, Sonoran officials have been touting progress toward renewable energy — including a promised lithium battery plant.
Oct. 27, 2022
From the desert to the sea, CRRIFS cares for and protects San Carlos wildlife
From sea turtles to desert tortoises, pelicans to opossums, a wildlife rescue in the Sonoran beach town of San Carlos cares for and protects both desert and marine animals in this part of the Gulf of California. And in the process, it’s changing people’s attitudes toward the wildlife around them.
Oct. 27, 2022
Mexico announces end of ‘Remain in Mexico’ 2 months after U.S. began wind down
Mexico has announced that the so-called “Remain in Mexico” program is coming to an end. The immigration policy implemented under the Trump administration allowed the U.S. to send tens of thousands of asylum seekers back to Mexico to await U.S. court proceedings.
Oct. 26, 2022
Mexico is doing away with daylight saving time
Mexico’s Senate approved a measure early Wednesday eliminating daylight saving time in most of the country.
Oct. 26, 2022
Shift of Mexico’s National Guard to military control on hold
Mexico's legislature approved the controversial measure in early September, a move seen by critics as part of a broader trend toward militarization.
Oct. 25, 2022
Advocates to present missing journalists complaint to UN
Reporters Without Borders Mexico representative says that there is 100% impunity for the couple dozen missing journalist cases in Mexico.
Oct. 25, 2022
From the streets to the state Congress, Sonora’s LGBTQ movement builds power
In Sonora, a state with a conservative reputation, a vibrant and growing LGBTQ movement has won several legislative victories, and has its eyes set on a number more.
Oct. 25, 2022
Sonoran AG: Murdered groom could have been case of mistaken identity
Sonoran authorities that the intended target may have been another person who also had a wedding planned that day in a different city.
Oct. 24, 2022
U.S. trade representative declines to investigate Mexican produce exports
The Nogales-based Fresh Produce Association of the Americas said that an investigation could have triggered retaliatory trade measures from Mexico and other countries.
Oct. 24, 2022