Hermosillo News


Sonoran Zika Cases Continue To Climb
The number of cases of the mosquito-borne virus Zika continue to climb in Sonora, the Mexican state to Arizona’s south.
Dec. 5, 2018
Governors Support Cross-Border STEM Program
The governors of Arizona and neighboring Sonora, Mexico, signed a memorandum Friday supporting a cross-border science leadership program.
Dec. 3, 2018
AZ Cattle Exports To Sonoran Slaughterhouse Could Start Soon
Exporting Arizona cattle to Sonora for slaughter is currently a lengthy and costly process. But a recent binational deal between Mexican and American federal authorities will ease the inspection process, opening up new markets for the Arizona cattle industry. The details were presented at the Arizona-Mexico Commission Sonora Summit in Hermosillo Friday.
Dec. 2, 2018
Arizona, Mexico Officials Meeting In Sonora
Arizona government and business leaders are joining their counterparts south of the border for the annual meeting of the Arizona-Mexico Commission this week in Sonora, Mexico.
Nov. 30, 2018
Funding Comes Together For Nogales Cold Inspection Facility
Nogales produce importers are hoping that a cold inspection facility at the border could help extend the import season.
Nov. 30, 2018
With Tax Cuts And Wage Hikes, Cautious Optimism On Border
Mexico’s incoming president has promised dramatic policy changes for the country’s border region. The goal is to promote economic development with lower taxes and higher wages.
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Nov. 30, 2018
Appeals Court Upholds Seafood Ban Meant To Protect Porpoise
A U.S. federal appeals court is upholding a ban on Mexican seafood caught with gillnets in areas where they threaten an endangered porpoise.
Nov. 28, 2018
Manufacturing Industry Offers Migrants Jobs In Mexico
The Mexican manufacturing industry says it can offer jobs to thousands of Central American migrants intending to seek asylum in the United States if they decide to stay in Mexico instead.
Nov. 26, 2018
Report: Sonoran Government Linked To Scandal
The Sonoran government of Gov. Claudia Pavlovich reportedly directed millions of public dollars to front companies that then provided cash for 2016 political campaigns. That’s according to an investigation published last Wednesday by the nonprofit Mexicans Against Corruption and Impunity.
Nov. 26, 2018
Cananea Union Threatens To Retake Copper Mine
The union is threatening to shutter the mine again, starting Dec. 1. That’s the first day of incoming President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s new administration.
Nov. 25, 2018
First Caravan Migrants Arrive In Nogales
The first group of Central American migrants with the so-called migrant caravan has arrived at the Arizona border in Nogales, Sonora.
Nov. 21, 2018
The Vaquita
Scientists, researchers and activists from all over the world have been working for years to find a way to save the vaquita. So far, nothing has worked. Part 3 of the series looks at what conservation efforts have failed, what’s being done now and what the future really looks like for the vaquita.
Part One | Part Two | More from Fronteras Desk
Nov. 21, 2018
The Vaquita
In the Upper Gulf of California, many people fish to survive. And while some fishermen support efforts to save the vaquita, other feel that their own survival and way of life is being destroyed. Part 2 of the series delves into the experiences of local fishermen of San Felipe and their complex relationship with the vaquita.
Hear Part One: Narco-Fishing
Nov. 20, 2018
The Struggle To Save Vaquitas, The Worlds Rarest Marine Mammal
The vaquita marina, or little sea cow, is the most endangered marine mammal in the world, with fewer than 30 left in Mexico’s Sea of Cortez. At this critical moment for the nearly-extinct porpoise, activists, scientists and legal fishermen are trying to do everything they can to protect the small porpoise.
Nov. 19, 2018
Border Lane Closures Worsen Holiday Border Wait Times
The recent closure of two lanes at one of Nogales’ ports of entry further slowed notoriously long holiday border crossing times.
Nov. 17, 2018
Part Of Caravan Passes Through Sonora, Now In Tijuana
A part of the Central American migrant caravan passed through the Mexican state of Sonora yesterday, on its way to Tijuana.
Nov. 13, 2018
Sonoran Government Welcomes Ducey’s Re-election
Some government leaders in Sonora, Mexico are celebrating Gov. Doug Ducey's re-election, saying they see it as a positive the Arizona-Sonora Megaregion.
Nov. 12, 2018
Barbed Wire Could Spell Trouble For Business
As Arizonans went to the polls in record numbers Tuesday, the U.S. military was stringing razor wire along the border in downtown Nogales, Arizona. Some are worried that more hostile look could impact business in Arizona and Sonora.
Nov. 7, 2018
Nogales No Longer Top Spot For Mexican Tomato Imports
Nogales, Arizona, has long been one of the most important hubs for Mexican produce imports. But recently a Texas port of entry overtook the border town in the value of one key commodity: tomatoes.
Nov. 6, 2018
Sonoran Zika Case Spike Prompts County Warning
The Mexican state of Sonora has seen a jump in Zika cases in recent weeks, prompting a travel warning from Maricopa County.
Oct. 24, 2018