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Indigenous community in Sonora releases record number of sea turtles

A coordinator said while the pandemic has been hard on the community, less fishing and tourism has been a boon to turtle nesting season.

Mexico fishermen scoff at governor's suggestion to switch to taxi driving

The suggestion comes as fishermen in the Sea of Cortez struggle with increasing restrictions meant to protect a highly endangered porpoise.

Sonora among hardest hit by excess deaths during COVID-19 outbreak in Mexico

Sonora saw the fourth highest jump in excess deaths among the states analyzed.

More businesses to open in Sonoran capital as COVID-19 measures further relax

Businesses allowed to reopen will need to respect reduced occupancy rules.

Rocky Point expects surge of holiday visitors despite border travel restrictions

Tourism is not considered essential travel, but the town's mayor says it's essential for the Sonoran beach destination's economy.

Coronavirus risk lessens in Sonora, Mexican officials say

The Mexican state to Arizona's south has entered a "medium" phase of risk.

Despite travel restrictions, Rocky Point welcoming Arizonans

The popular tourism destination reopened its beaches in August.

New top diplomat at the Mexican Consulate in Tucson

His priorities in his new role and how the pandemic has impacted services the consulate provides.

Indigenous activists protest wall contractor in Coolidge

Demonstrators gathered at Stinger Bridge & Iron to decry border wall construction across ancestral Indigenous border land.

Sonora training dogs to detect coronavirus cases

Nine dogs are in training to sniff out cases of coronavirus at Sonoran hospitals and clinics.

Arizona representatives raise concerns about potential Mexican produce measures

In a letter, the politicians say certain provisions could harm the produce import industry of critical importance to Nogales, Arizona.

Sonoran capital Hermosillo further loosens COVID-19 restrictions

The city is lifting a curfew on vehicle travel and allowing many nonessential businesses to reopen at reduced capacity.

Sonora eases path for bacanora producers to sell products locally

A change allows authorized Bacanora producers to sell in shops for regional products without first having to obtain an expensive license.

LGBTQ groups pressure Sonoran congress on marriage equality

An advocate says barriers to marriage make same-sex couples even more vulnerable during the coronavirus pandemic.

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