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With more rain on the way, monsoon moisture eases Sonora’s drought for now
Dam levels have also been rising, and officials recently started releasing water from one of the state's most important reservoirs as it neared capacity.
Sept. 6, 2022
Mexico to consider constitutionality of mandatory pretrial detention
Mexico’s Supreme Court will soon consider the constitutionality of mandatory pretrial detention. Across Mexico, more than 40% of people incarcerated have yet to be sentenced.
Sept. 2, 2022
Sonoran solar project touted during State of the Union
He also praised a reform that prioritizes energy produced by the national electric utility over private producers, one that has generated tension with the United States.
Sept. 2, 2022
Legislation to put Mexico’s National Guard under Defense Ministry control goes to Congress
Some organizations, like Human Rights Watch, have raised concerns about placing the guard under military control.
Sept. 2, 2022
Son of Sonoran federal official to head Mexico’s new lithium company
Pablo Taddei's father, Jorge Taddei, oversees the work of the federal welfare ministry in Sonora and his sister is a state legislator.
Sept. 2, 2022
Sonoras 5th COVID-19 wave had a much smaller human toll
Independent analyst Luis Armando Moreno calls the current wave Sonora’s least impactful to date in terms of deaths and hospitalizations. He says the data make clear that vaccines work.
Aug. 31, 2022
Hermosillo mayor says city’s water assured through 2023
Antonio Astiazaran says part of the plan is to treat the water in the Abelardo Rodriguez reservoir once it settles.
Aug. 30, 2022
Sonoran governor says companies could work with LitioMx
Citing one example, he said that a car manufacturer that wanted to use lithium produce by the state enterprise would need to manufacture those vehicles in Sonora.
Aug. 30, 2022
Sonoran governor says Mexico is ready to elect a woman president
The official agenda was pretty mundane, but presidential politics quickly came up during the Mexico City mayor’s weekend trip to Sonora. Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum is currently the leading contender to be the Morena party's presidential candidate in 2024.
Aug. 30, 2022
Heavy rain brings welcome water to Sonora’s reservoirs
With water still rushing down the Rio Sonora, officials started releasing water from one reservoir 20 miles northeast of Hermosillo.
Aug. 29, 2022
Mexican colonel accused of ordering execution of 6 of the 43 Ayotzinapa students
A top Mexican official says that those six students were also alive for up to four days after the bloody September night in 2014.
Aug. 26, 2022
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