By Luis Zambrano | Tuesday, March 3, 2020
TUCSON – Ventanilla de Salud is a free program funded by the Mexican government that gives immigrants access to affordable health care. Last month, volunteers provided free checkups across Tucson.
By Miranda Cyr | Friday, Feb. 21, 2020
SAN LUIS RÍO COLORADO, Mexico – With U.S. officials rejecting requests to vaccinate those held in border facilities, some organizations are working to get migrants the health care they need – on the Mexican side of the border – before they request asylum in the states.
By Farah Eltohamy | Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020
PHOENIX – In his 10th visit to Arizona in five years, President Donald Trump lashed out at Democrats, extolled the state of the economy and dismissed the idea that the Grand Canyon State could turn from red to blue.
By Natalie Urquiza | Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020
GLENDALE – RUF38 is hosting an MMA event in downtown Glendale Saturday and promotions company hopes to make inroads in area.
By Emily Dean | Monday, Jan. 6, 2020
PHOENIX – Central Arizona Shelter Services says it helped more than 1,300 people older than 55 who are experiencing homelessness in the 2018-19 fiscal year. That’s nearly 30% of the total the agency served. And homelessness for Arizona residents is on the rise, according to the Arizona Department of Economic Security.
By Lamar Smith | Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019
SAHUARITA – Whether it’s following the yellow brick road, capturing the golden snitch or saving the world from Thanos, a performance by the Walden Grove High School Performing Arts Crew is destined to go viral.
By Rodrigo Cervantes | Friday, Dec. 27, 2019
MEXICO CITY – Five hundred years after the Spanish arrived in Mexico, the nation still is coming to terms with the conquistadors, who slaughtered millions as they brought benefits to the New World.
By Daria Yazmiene | Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019
PHOENIX – Not having access to food is an issue across the country, but in Arizona, food insecurity has decreased over the past 10 years.
By Anikka Abbott | Monday, Nov. 18, 2019
MESA – Latino communities have higher rates of obesity and diabetes, in part because of food deserts and the abundance of unhealthy food choices. To find a lasting solution, an elementary school in Mesa is teaching children about nutrition and agriculture through gardening.
By Jennifer Alvarez | Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019
WHITERIVER – Native Americans have the highest suicide rates in the U.S., and youth are especially affected. Both on reservations and in cities, efforts are underway to build resilience and break the taboo of talking about mental health.
By Kendal Blust | Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019
PUERTO PEÑASCO, Sonora – Fishermen and conservationists say Mexico’s “zero tolerance” efforts on poachers in the Sea of Cortez aren’t enough to protect the vaquita marina, and shrimp fishermen have vowed to ignore a recent ban on using nets.
By Kendal Blust | Friday, Aug. 9, 2019
BAVIÁCORA, MEXICO – Mexico’s largest mining company spilled nearly 11 million gallons of copper sulfate acid solution carrying heavy metals into the Bacanuchi and Sonora rivers in 2014. To this day, residents claim life has not been the same since.