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Conservationists attacked again in Sea of Cortez despite presence of Mexican authorities

The group working to protect the nearly extinct vaquita marina porpoise was confronted for the third time this year.

Feminists decry Mexican president's airplane raffle

Some said the raffle is a smoke screen to overshadow a women’s strike protesting an increase of hate crimes against women.

Accusations fly between Rocky Point neighborhood, local government

Tensions have been simmering between the government and the Las Conchas community, which counts affluent Arizonans among its members.

Conservationists: Oil drilling plan doesn't do enough to protect Chaco

The BLM projects as many as 3,000 new oil and gas wells in the area surrounding Chaco Culture National Historical Park.

Mexico prepares for the expected arrival of coronavirus

The president says the country is prepared for an outbreak and accused opponents of stoking fears to discredit him.

Final charge dismissed against humanitarian aid worker Scott Warren

Prosecutors declined to say why they dropped the case against Warren.

Consular IDs come up during visit by high-ranking Mexican official

Mexico's undersecretary for North America called into question a ban on accepting the identification cards in Arizona.

Conservation groups to UNESCO: Border wall puts Sonora's World Heritage sites 'in danger'

The groups are urging the agency to declare the cratered landscape known as El Pinacate "in danger" due to border wall construction.

Navajo Nation wants to provide power To LA

The deal is the latest attempt to make up for the lack of coal revenue and develop renewable energy projects.

Vehicle crossings at Arizona-Mexico ports fall for second year

While car crossings were down significantly, pedestrian crossings dropped much more modestly.

Mexico says fewer migrants are reaching the US border

The country's administration says its efforts to the reduce the flow of migrants are proving effective.

Border officials: No cultural sites where border explosions are taking place

A Tucson Sector official said on Twitter the detonations are happening in areas disturbed by the last border fence project.

Commission head hopes to bring peace to families of missing people in Sonora

The commission aims to aid groups searching for missing loved ones and to ensure identification of remains.

Conservationist ship attacked in endangered vaquita refuge

The crew patrolling to protect the endangered porpoise in the Sea of Cortez came under fire by suspected poachers.

Agave liquor Bacanora gains protected status in EU

Industry proponents say the recognition could up the appeal and value of Sonora's regional spirit.

Nogales gets ready for stepped-up tomato inspections

The inspections are part of the new tomato suspension agreement, which sets floor prices for Mexican imports among other things.

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