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Mexican wildlife managers release 2 pairs of wolves

The wolves came from the Ladder Ranch in southern New Mexico and were placed in two areas in the state of Chihuahua.

6th Mexico journalist killed this year; leaders push back on U.S. concerns

Another journalist has been killed in Mexico, marking the sixth such murder so far this year. Now, the United States is calling for greater protections for journalists in Mexico.

AMLO: Roughly $250M in port, road projects on tap to aid Guaymas

Mexico’s president recently detailed major infrastructure investments that will help the Sonoran port city of Guaymas.

U.S. files complaint citing Mexico's lack of protections for vaquita marina porpoise

In the first environmental complaint under the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, the U.S. is calling for a consultation with Mexico over protections for a critically endangered porpoise.

Remittances to Mexico surged to $51.6B in 2021

Mexicans living abroad sent a record-setting sum of payments back to Mexico in 2021.

Sonora moves forward with massive solar plant near Rocky Point

Officials say the first phase of the project will be up and running before the end of the year.

U.S. puts restrictions on Mexican boats over illegal fishing

Environmental groups have applauded the move, calling it a “clear message” to Mexican leaders that they must improve enforcement of fishing practices.

Mexico charges 7 in 'Fast and Furious' weapons trafficking

Federal agents allowed criminals to buy guns with the intention of tracking the weapons. But they lost most of the guns.

COVID-19 cases rising rapidly in Sonora, across Mexico

Nationwide, cases have more than doubled during the last week, to more than 20,000 per day.

Asylum applications in Mexico hit historic highs in 2021

But the country admits its refugee agency is struggling to keep up with the increasing number of asylum applications.

Family, festivities, food

Tamales are a popular holiday meal enjoyed by millions around the world.

Researcher: More could be done to protect farmworkers from COVID-19

For the study, more than 30 farm workers in Sonora and Baja California were interviewed from mid- to late-2020.

Feminist organizer among 3 killed in attack on protest in Guaymas, Sonora

Marisol Cuadras, 18, belonged to the local collective Feministas del Mar.

Sonora governor asks travelers make only ‘essential’ trips as border restrictions lift

The state’s governor is advising those who can to wait a little longer.

After three years of protest, Sonoran toll booths turned over to federal authorities

For Arizona visitors, the change means having a few hundred pesos handy for trips to Sonora may be advisable.

Archaeologists find hundreds of ceremonial sites that help link Maya and Olmec cultures

The research highlights the critical role of regional interactions in ancient Mesoamerica.

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