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300 youth vaccinated in San Luis Rio Colorado through binational campaign

Mexico has not opened up its COVID-19 vaccination program to anyone under 18. But a group of minors in this border town received their first doses this week.

Mexico completes vaccination campaign for adults in northern border cities

In June, Mexico introduced a campaign to vaccinate all adults in in cities along its northern border to help speed the lifting of pandemic travel restrictions

USMCA commission asks Mexico to respond to alleged lack of protection for endangered porpoise

Officials in Mexico have 60 days to respond to a petition alleging the country is failing to enforce environmental laws meant to protect the vaquita marina porpoise.

Sonora's new governor slams predecessors, promises major changes

Alfonso Durazo was sworn into office Monday.

Mexico’s supreme court rules penalizing abortion is unconstitutional

In Mexico, only four of 32 states have broadly legalized abortion before 12 weeks of pregnancy.

U.S., Mexico sign agreement on rights of workers in United States

New agreement focused on combatting discrimination against Mexican and Mexican-American workers in the United States.

Mexico’s president says U.S. must tackle root causes of migration

Mexican leaders have faced sharp criticism after images showed the country’s immigration officials crack down on migrants at its southern border.

Hours expand at major Nogales port of entry

Operating hours at Mariposa Port of Entry will be extended from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. starting Sept. 1.

Would-be Mexican pot entrepreneurs frustrated by drug’s gray legal status

The impact of the Mexico Supreme Court's recent falls far short of the broad legalization advocates have long demanded.

Mexico’s president admits protections for journalists ineffective after recent murder

A journalist was gunned down Thursday in the Mexican state of Veracruz.

U.S. court will hear Mexican lawsuit against gun manufacturers

The Mexican government claims the practices of several U.S. gunmakers have allowed the illegal flow of weapons to drug cartels.

Mexican official: Border restrictions unlikely to ease over ‘short term’

Foreign secretary throws cold water on the prospect of northbound border crossing restrictions easing soon.

Incoming Sonoran governor proposes bigger state role in violence hotspots

Alfonso Durazo promises to significantly increase the number of state police in Sonora.

Top Mexican official says loosening of border restrictions unlikely this month

Foreign secretary cites surge in coronavirus cases on both sides of the border.

Poverty in Mexico rose to nearly half the country in 2020

Nearly 20 percent are experiencing extreme poverty, according to new data.

Rocky Point implements new COVID-19 restrictions as cases rise

Leaders announced they are reducing hours and capacity at some local establishments.

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