Search result for Andres Guerra Luz

Future for Mexican solar seems bright, even under new administration

HERMOSILLO, Mexico – Several large solar projects in Sonora are soon to come fully online, including one of the largest in Latin America. Much of this expansion came from energy reforms pushed by President Enrique Peña Nieto, but with a new administration in power, will the progress continue?


Why llamas may be the key to help humans fight off the flu

LA JOLLA, Calif. – A recent study examines how llama antibodies may be the key to combating the influenza virus. Scientists at California’s Scripps Research Institute have found that mice, given fatal doses of flu strains, successfully fought them off.


Vaquita’s last stand: Saving the porpoise may depend on creating a legal market for totoaba

SAN FELIPE, Baja California – A plan to capture and breed the endangered vaquita marina in a giant ocean aquarium failed, but out of that came a new plan: use the aquarium to breed totoaba, the fish targeted by poachers. Conservationists hope by creating a legal market for totoaba, vaquita no longer will be killed by poachers’ gillnets.



Sen. John McCain dies one year after brain cancer diagnosis, leaves legacy of leadership

Arizona senator who went from defiant prisoner of war to straight-talking Republican presidential candidate and conservative ideologist died Saturday at 81.


Lack of trust in law enforcement hinders reporting of LGBTQ crimes

Violent crimes and other hate incidents against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans are consistently not reported and prosecuted because of chronic distrust between the LGBTQ community and police.


Mexican ambassador: Mexico’s relationship with Trump in ‘better shape’

Two days after Mexico elected a new president, the Mexican ambassador to the U.S. said his country's relationship with the Trump administration is in better shape than it was a year and a half ago, but that there is still room for improvement.


Puerto Rico’s push for food independence intertwined with debate over statehood

Hurricane Maria has reignited a small movement in Puerto Rico aimed at strengthening the local food system so the island can survive and thrive without dependence on the mainland U.S.


Hurricane provides opportunity for Puerto Rico’s battered tourism industry

Puerto Rico’s tourism industry appears headed toward recovery: Hotels are opening, cruise ships have returned and the airport is bustling.


A tale of two towns: Puerto Ricans rebuild with hope for brighter future

This is a tale of two Puerto Rican communities, 8 miles apart – separated by winding roads but divided by more than geography.


Sinema outpaces likely GOP challengers, raises $8 million in Senate bid

WASHINGTON - New campaign filings show Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Phoenix, has raised $8.2 million, more than the three leading GOP contenders for Senate combined, and a recent poll showed her winning a matchup against any of the three leading Republicans. But experts say it's early yet.


Arizona Latino Arts & Cultural Center keeps head up despite struggles to stay open

The Arizona Latino Arts & Cultural Center advocates and mentors local artists in metro Phoenix. Lately, though, the nonprofit has been struggling to keep its doors open, as grants and funding continue to overlook it.