Nogales

Border Towns

Reopening of border after 20 months is both exciting and low key in Nogales

The city had a celebratory if low-key border reopening Monday, as visitors in cars and on foot crossed north for the first time since March 2020, when the U.S. banned all nonessential travel because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Fully vaccinated visitors were met with quick lines and a sign proclaiming “Welcome back to Nogales, AZ,

Border Towns

Border communities face another month of ‘nonessential’ travel limits

The ban on nonessential travel on land crossings between the U.S. and Mexico will be extended another month, a “disheartening” development for border towns and businesses that have already had to cope with the travel limitation for 18 months. “It’s very disheartening to have it extended again,” Douglas Mayor Donald C. Huish said Monday. “Our

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

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