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Mexican Senator: Bad Tomato Deal Could Imperil New NAFTA
A high-ranking Mexican senator is warning his American counterparts that an unresolved tomato dispute could imperil the renegotiated NAFTA — or USMCA — deal.
June 18, 2019
Sonoran Soccer Games To Air In Phoenix, Other U.S. Cities
Phoenix soccer fans will be able to watch a professional soccer team from Sonora, Mexico, play live on TV for the first time this season.
June 18, 2019
Nogales Would Need Help If Asylum Seekers Are Returned
As part of a recent deal, more Central Americans seeking asylum in the U.S. will be returned to Mexican border cities. One Sonoran city mayor said it would need help if they’re sent there.
June 13, 2019
Protecting The Northern Jaguar: Securing Jaguar Corridors
Nature reserves provide a safe haven for wildlife that’s an essential part of recovering the diminishing northern jaguar population. But it takes more than protecting isolated reserves to ensure jaguars’ long-term survival. That’s why some conservationists are putting their focus on securing jaguar corridors in northern Mexico.
June 13, 2019
After Burst of Border Violence, DPS Sends Help to Border
The Department of Public Safety is sending resources to the Arizona-Mexico border after bloody shootouts left nine dead in two Sonoran cities. But one Sonoran official doubts there will be much for them to do.
June 12, 2019
Latinx Tech Weekend Brings Together Entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurs from both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border will work on developing tech solutions at a startup event in Tucson this weekend.
June 12, 2019
2 Sonoran Border Shootouts Claim 9 Lives
Two Mexican border cities just across from Arizona were rocked by violence Monday afternoon.
June 11, 2019
Judge Rejects Mexican Tomato Growers’ Request For Relief
A U.S. judge has ruled against Mexican tomato growers who were looking for relief from new duties.
June 7, 2019
Decade After Tragic Day Care Fire, Sonoran Family Finds Help In Scottsdale
Wednesday marked the 10-year anniversary of the tragic ABC Daycare fire in Hermosillo, Sonora, the Mexican state to Arizona’s south.
June 6, 2019
High-Profile Migrant Activists Arrested in Mexico
Irineo Mujica, the head of the migrant aid group Pueblo Sin Fronteras, was arrested just across the Arizona border in Sonoyta, Sonora, on Wednesday afternoon.
June 6, 2019
Cool Spring Means Rush Of Mexican Grapes Before Threatened Tariffs
The late season surge comes after tomato duties and another 5-percent of threatened tariffs on all Mexican imports.
June 3, 2019
Sonoran Flea Markets Give New Life To Used Arizona Goods
Mexico-bound pickups weighed down by unwieldy piles of tools, furniture and appliances are a common sight on Arizona’s highways. It's a tough business, but many Sonorans have made a living for themselves buying used goods in Arizona and reselling them back home at vast open-air markets called tianguis.
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June 3, 2019
Trump’s Tariff Threat Adds to Mexican Produce Duty Woes
The Tweet-delivered threat of tariffs on Mexican imports was especially worrying to the Nogales produce import industry.
May 31, 2019
Sonoran Business Women Visit Phoenix To Build Networks, Create Opportunities
Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego met with a group of more than 20 business women from neighboring Sonora, Mexico this week. They were in Phoenix to build networks and strengthen cross-border business ties.
May 31, 2019
Trump Threatens Sanctions, Demands Migration Crackdown
President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs against Mexican imports quickly drew sharp criticism from some Arizona business leaders.
May 31, 2019
Court Upholds Seafood Ban To Protect Endangered Porpoise
A U.S. federal appeals court is upholding a ban on Mexican fish and shrimp caught with gillnets in the uppermost part of Mexico’s Sea of Cortez. The ban was implemented last July by the U.S. Court of International Trade to protect a small, endangered porpoise.
May 29, 2019
Mexican Growers Make New Tomato Offer; Florida Growers Unmoved
More than two weeks after the deal governing Mexican tomato imports was terminated, negotiations for a replacement agreement do not seem to be going well.
May 23, 2019
Major Sonoran Union Threatens July General Strike
A major union in Sonora, the Mexican state to Arizona’s south, is threatening a large general strike this summer.
May 21, 2019
Protesters Insist Unconstitutional Sonoran Toll Booths Must Go
Tourists heading south might run into a confusing scene at toll booths in Sonora, Mexico. Protesters have taken over the toll booths because they say they’re unconstitutional.
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May 20, 2019
After Agreement Ends, Mexican Tomato Growers Sue U.S.
Mexican tomato growers are hoping the U.S. Court of International Trade court blocks a recently restarted anti-dumping investigation and the collection of steep duties.
May 14, 2019