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Sonoran governor unveils business reopening plan

The staggered reopening plan will go into effect sometime between May 16 and 22.

Nogales, Sonora, installs 'sanitation tunnels' at the border

Southbound travelers are being required to walk through the inflatable plastic tunnel and sprayed with disinfectant.

Border residents: Border Patrol agents not wearing protective gear at checkpoints

The agency says front-line agents are provided with masks, but federal guidelines don't require them.

COVID-19 cases increase among Sonoran frontline workers

More than a third of Sonora's confirmed cases are health care workers.

Trump administration finalizes deal to send asylum seekers to Honduras

The administration forged a similar deal with the government of Guatemala last year.

‘Remain in Mexico’ asylum hearings delayed a third time

Hearings are being pushed back again through June 1.

As Sonorans grow restless, leaders say stay-at-home orders must continue

State authorities said they don't have plans to ease up on restrictions yet.

ADOT shifts to virtual training for truck drivers in Mexico during pandemic

The training is part of a program that started in 2016 to help truck drivers avoid long, costly delays at the border.

Continued wall construction puts border residents on edge amid COVID-19 pandemic

Residents of small border communities say construction workers don't practice safe social distancing on or off the job

Sonoran coronavirus cases concentrated in border town San Luis Rio Colorado

The high number of cases is likely related to the town’s proximity to both Arizona and neighboring Baja California.

Sonora cracks down on harassment of health care workers

Health care workers in Sonora, like other places in the world, have faced harassment and attacks amid coronavirus panic.

As coronavirus spreads, Sonoran cities struggle without Arizona visitors

As the coronavirus spreads on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border, tourist towns like Rocky Point are taking a huge hit.

Sonoran authorities will enforce strict stay-at-home order through April 30

Sonorans could be fined, forcibly returned to their homes or arrested if they are caught outside without one of six permitted reasons.

Sonora considers harsher measures to control coronavirus spread

Health experts proposed a list of new measures and sanctions amid a lack of compliance with existing stay-at-home orders.

Group suspends efforts to protect endangered vaquita during pandemic

The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society says it will resume operations to protect the small porpoise in the Gulf of California as soon as it's safe.

Mexico declares state of emergency as pandemic escalates

The government is extending the stay at home recommendation until April 30, insisting on hygiene and personal distancing.

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