Hermosillo News


Study Says Economic Impact Of Violence Reaches A Historic High In Mexico
According to a new study, Mexico had one of its most violent years in 2018. The lack of peace had a historic high impact on the country’s economy, costing $268 billion. But the new government has an opportunity to change that.
April 10, 2019
With Duties Looming, Nogales Importers Hope For New Tomato Deal
If a new deal isn’t struck by May 7, significant duties could be tacked on to imported Mexican tomatoes. That could spell trouble for Nogales, Arizona, and higher prices for consumers.
April 10, 2019
Untold Arizona: 50 Years Later, The Memory Of 3 Flooded Sonoran Pueblos Lives On
In the mid-1960s, the waters of a dam in the northern Mexican state of Sonora overwhelmed three small towns. More than half a century later, many are still working to preserve the memory of what happened — and what was lost.
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April 10, 2019
Untold Arizona: DouglaPrieta Co-op Empowers Women, Keeps Families Together
Hidden away in a dusty neighborhood just south of the Arizona border, a group of women are creating a sustainable community for themselves at the DouglaPrieta Works cooperative in Agua Prieta, Sonora.
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April 9, 2019
Women Entrepreneurs Present Trade Show In Nogales
A group of women from northern Mexico participated in entrepreneurship classes hosted by the University of Arizona and U.S. Consulate in Nogales, Mexico. On Saturday, they’ll present their projects at a trade show.
April 5, 2019
Border Closure Threats Deter Business Investments
Officials and business leaders south of the border are concerned that President Donald Trump’s border-closure threats are deterring cross-border investment.
April 5, 2019
Coyotas — The Pastry That Crosses Borders
Sonora, the Mexican state to Arizona’s south, is known for its world-class beef, big flour tortillas and its remix of the American hot dog. Just as well known in Sonora — but not as well known outside of it — is the coyota, a flat, flaky pastry stuffed with sweet filling.
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April 4, 2019
First Sunday Without Commercial Inspections Comes Amid Peak Nogales Import Season
Last week’s announcement that there will be no Sunday commercial port inspections in Nogales comes amid the peak of the produce import season.
April 3, 2019
Arizona Universities Visit Sonoran High School Students
The University of Arizona and Northern Arizona University participated in an event Friday to help high school students in neighboring Sonora, Mexico learn about educational opportunities north of the border.
March 31, 2019
Mexican Marines: Poacher Shot Accidently
Mexican marines say a man was shot Thursday when a gun accidentally fired during a skirmish with poachers in a small fishing town on Mexico’s Sea of Cortez.
March 29, 2019
Border Towns Can’t Afford To Ignore Trump Shutdown Threat
Unless Mexico does more to stop Central American immigration to the United States, Trump tweeted Friday morning that he would close, “the Border, or large sections of the Border, next week.”
March 29, 2019
3 Injured In Shootout Between Suspected Poachers, Mexican Marines
Three people were injured in a shootout between suspected poachers and Mexican marines early Thursday morning in the small fishing town of San Felipe on Mexico's Sea of Cortez.
March 29, 2019
Fishermen Return To Sea Of Cortez In Banned Vaquita Area
Protesting what they call the government’s unkept promises, fishermen returned to the Sea of Cortez last weekend to an area where they have been banned for years in an effort to protect a small, endangered porpoise.They say they plan to keep fishing until the government responds.
Body Of Dead Vaquita Porpoise Found As Report Says Only 10 Left
Vaquita's Last Stand: The Struggle To Save The World's Rarest Marine Mammal
March 26, 2019
U.S. Hopes To Work With Central America To Slow Migration
On the heels of meeting with Mexican officials about record migrant apprehensions, Homeland Security Secretary Kiersten Nielsen’s next stop is Honduras.
March 26, 2019
Sonoran AG: Journalist’s Work Not At Play In Murder
State authorities say that the reporting of a Sonoran journalist was not at play in his murder last week. Without going into detail, they are saying that the motive had to do with personal relationships, not Barroso’s work as a radio host and columnist.
March 22, 2019
Ford Plant In Hermosillo, Sonora, To Build Utility Van
The Ford Motor company recently confirmed plans to build a utility van in the state of Sonora. The company announced that it will begin building the Transit Connect — a commercial and passenger van —in Hermosillo by 2021. It is currently built in Valencia, Spain.
March 21, 2019
Report: Wife Of Slain Mexican Journalist Targeted With Spyware
An internet watchdog group reported Wednesday that the wife of a slain Mexican journalist was targeted by a spyware program just days after his death.
March 21, 2019
3 Men Found Shot To Death In San Carlos Outskirts
Local police discovered the bodies in a bullet-riddled car early Wednesday morning several miles outside of San Carlos. Roughly 50 rifle rounds were found near the vehicle. Officials with the state Attorney’s Office are investigating the incident.
March 20, 2019
Dead Porpoise Found As Report Says Only 10 Left
Activists found what they believe to be the body of a critically endangered porpoise in Mexico’s Sea of Cortez last week. It's the first vaquita marina that has been found dead so far this year.
The Vaquita's Last Stand: The Struggle To Save The World's Rarest Marine Mammal
March 18, 2019
Another Reporter Murdered In Sonora, Mexico
In front of the Government Palace in the Sonoran capital of Hermosillo Monday morning, reporters dressed in white were demanding justice for the fatal Friday night shooting of Santiago Barroso, as well as action to ensure free expression in the state.
March 18, 2019