Mexico

Mexico

Volunteers hunting for Mexico’s ‘disappeared’ become targets

The mainly female volunteers who fan out across Mexico to hunt for the bodies of murdered relatives are themselves increasingly being killed, putting to the test the government’s promise to help them in their quest for a final shred of justice: a chance to mourn. Those who carry on the effort tell tales of long

Technology

Probe: Journalists, activists among firm’s spyware targets

An investigation by a global media consortium based on leaked targeting data provides further evidence that military-grade malware from Israel-based NSO Group, the world’s most infamous hacker-for-hire outfit, is being used to spy on journalists, human rights activists and political dissidents. From a list of more than 50,000 cellphone numbers obtained by the Paris-based journalism

State

Governor Ducey Highlights Arizona-Mexico Trade Relationship During Nogales Visit

Governor Doug Ducey traveled to Nogales to highlight the strong trade relationship between Arizona and Mexico and celebrate the grand opening of Chamberlain Distributing’s new 60,000 square foot refrigerated facility. The Governor also participated in an economic roundtable with 17 business and community leaders from Santa Cruz County and toured the state of the art

Immigration

Governors Ducey, Abbott Urgently Request Support For Border Security

Governors Doug Ducey and Greg Abbott urgently requested all U.S. governors to send available law enforcement resources to their states along the U.S.-Mexico border as illegal border crossings, apprehensions and unaccompanied migrant children in federal custody increase. In a joint letter from Governors Ducey and Abbott, fellow governors were told: “In response to the ongoing

Environment

Governors Ducey, Pavlovich Sign Water, Air Quality Agreement

Governor Doug Ducey and Sonora Governor Claudia Pavlovich capped their close, six-year professional relationship by signing an agreement to secure the neighboring states’ water future and expand collaboration to monitor air quality. Meeting for the last time before Governor Pavlovich leaves office in September, the Governors also participated in a “fireside chat” where they discussed

COVID-19

About a third of Mexicans show exposure to coronavirus

As many as one-third of Mexicans may have been exposed to the coronavirus by the end of 2020, according to a study of random blood samples taken between February and December. Antibodies were found in 33.5% of samples from blood banks and medical laboratory tests in Mexico unrelated to COVID-19. The levels varied according to

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