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After weeklong search, man’s body recovered from Hermosillo sewer

The body of the 62-year-old was found a quarter-mile south of where he had fallen into a sinkhole.

Shootout in southern Mexico leaves 15 dead

The shootout took place on a highway in the state of Guerrero, known for rising crime in recent years.

Security secretary acknowledges spike in Sonora violence, hopes to counter trend

Efforts will include consolidating police forces in certain areas to help purge officers tied to organized crime, the secretary said.

Hermosillo man possibly carried away in sinkhole

A bicycle rider reportedly fell into a hole in the road created by a burst pipe.

Study finds plastic in stomachs of 20% of Mexican fish

Microplastics are created when plastic breaks down in ocean water.

US-bound Haitian and African migrants halted In southern Mexico

The migrants are generally given two options: Stay in southern Mexico or leave through the southern border.

Florida tomato growers reignite anti-dumping battle with Mexican producers

The Florida growers are pushing to resume an investigation despite a hard-fought agreement between Mexican growers and the USDA.

Mexican president cautions against politicizing USMCA trade deal

Legislators in Mexico ratified the agreement in June. Lawmakers in Canada and the U.S. have not.

Some border drug screening devices can't detect low purity fentanyl

The gadgets, which cost $26 million, can't pick up the drug if the purity is less than 10%, a report says.

Lawsuit: Tucson city leaders trying to influence sanctuary city vote

The suit hinges on a letter sent to voters that highlights negative impacts of the proposition.

Execution of Navajo man put on hold

Attorneys asked for the stay to investigate potential racial bias by the jury that heard the case.

Immigration lawyers sue government over public charge rollout

The rule disqualifies people from getting a green card, if they rely too much on government benefits.

Unpunished crime costs Mexico $21 billion, study says

The study looked at unresolved homicides, abductions and forced displacement.

Inspector general finds CBP broke the law at California port

Investigators found that CBP officials at the Tecate port of entry acted illegally in 2017 regarding asylum seekers.

Mexico’s president pushes for controversial amnesty law project

The law is meant to forgive certain offenses, though critics say the government is allowing the imprisonment of innocent people.

In Mexico, thousands commemorate 5th anniversary of disappeared students

Outrage continues over the unsolved crime that led to the disappearance of 43 college students from Guerrero.

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