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Mexico’s Senate approves marijuana legalization measure

Mexico’s lower house still needs to debate and pass the legislation for it to become law.

US-Mexico border closure extended through late December

Mexico's foreign ministry announced nonessential travel restrictions would stay in place through at least Dec. 21.

Joe Biden inherits Trump's border wall — and its lawsuits

Candidate Biden said he would stop construction but never said he would tear down the new border wall.

Sonora moves from yellow to orange on Mexico's coronavirus 'traffic light' system

After weeks at yellow, or medium pandemic risk, Sonora has moved back to orange, or high risk.

Pima County sheriff says race not over

Sheriff Mark Napier said Friday it was too early to concede the race. Challenger Chris Nanos declared victory Wednesday night.

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.

SCOTUS to hear border wall and asylum seeker suits

A federal appeals court recently ruled the administration was illegally using military funds to pay for 11 segments of the wall.

Appeals court rules against Trump administration on border wall funds

The 9th Circuit ruled that just because the country’s military deems the border wall is necessary, that doesn’t mean it is.

Border Patrol agents to be equipped with body cameras

The cameras will be distributed to agents stationed along the Mexico border starting next spring.

Border Patrol storms humanitarian aid camp in Southern Arizona; no criminal charges filed

The raid is part of escalating tension between the federal agency and nonprofit No More Deaths.

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.

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.

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