Puerto Peñasco enters 24-hour curfew and restricted access

By José Antonio Pérez & Shandra Keesecker-Rivero On April 3rd, Puerto Peñasco’s Municipal Safety Board agreed to extend State and Federal “Quédate en Casa” (Stay at Home) measures to a 24 hour curfew, which will last until State and Federal authorities indicate otherwise.  These measures form part of agreements from a videoconference meeting with Governor […]

Confirma Consejo Municipal de Seguridad nuevas medidas contra Coronavirus

By José Antonio Pérez En sesión efectuada este viernes, el Consejo Municipal de Seguridad Pública de Puerto Peñasco acordó ampliar el horario de aislamiento social del decreto Estatal y Federal Quédate en Casa a 24 horas, hasta que las autoridad Federal y Estatal indique que es seguro salir a las calles, afirmó Ernesto Kiko Munro. […]

Mexico extends COVID-19 quarantine measures to April 30th

Both the State of Sonora and the Federal government have declared health emergency measures in the era of the Covid-19 coronavirus. The Federal declaration, on the evening of March 30th, extends quarantine preventative measures across the country through April 30th, limiting non-essential services in general.  The #QuedateEnCasa (Stay at Home) strategy of the Sonoran government […]

Covid-19 Curfew & Preparations in Peñasco

By José Antonio Pérez Puerto Peñasco under Citywide Curfew through April 20th Given State and Federal declarations of health alerts due to Covid-19 coronavirus, Puerto Peñasco has joined various municipalities across Sonora in decreeing a “toque de queda” (citywide curfew) as a preventative measure. At first, the curfew had been set for 8 p.m. – […]

#ConsumeLocal #supportlocalbusiness

Continually updated list of local restaurants in Puerto Peñasco offering diverse dining options in light of COVID-19. Please note which ones will be closing for the time being.   While we work to continually update this as info is made available, be sure to check with your favorite spot to see what they are offering […]

Covid-19 health restrictions suspend nautical tourism

By José Antonio Pérez In adherence to the “Stay at Home” statewide strategy due to the Covid-19 coronavirus, as well as federal health measures, as of March 28th all nautical tourism in Puerto Peñasco and ports throughout the country have been suspended. Harbor Master Luis Castro Galán detailed the restriction, which applies to individuals and […]

COVID-19 Update – US Embassy Mexico City

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Mexico City, Mexico (March 25, 2020) Mexico COVID-19 Update (March 25, 2020) As of March 24, the Mexican Ministry of Health confirmed 405 cases of COVID-19 within its borders. On March 14, the Department of State authorized the departure from any diplomatic or consular post in the world of U.S. personnel and […]

Rocky Point Strong – Rundown

It’s been about a week since our lives in Rocky Point were sent into a tailspin as both the State of Sonora and the local administration launched preventive health campaigns in an effort to combat Covid-19 –  #QuedateEnCasa (Stay at Home) and “Fuerza Peñasco” (Peñasco Strong).  One by one, local businesses first announced reduced hours, […]

Coordinated operations to prevent coronavirus in Puerto Peñasco

By José Antonio Pérez A coordinated operation across the city is visiting area establishments to promote preventive steps on the coronavirus (Covid-19), as part of the campaign entitled “Fuerza Peñasco – luchemos juntos, quedémonos en casa” (Peñasco strong – Let’s fight this together, just stay home). This effort includes participation of the City of Puerto […]

Desarrollan operativo coordinado en Puerto Peñasco por Coronavirus

Participan instancias de los tres niveles de Gobierno Por José Antonio Pérez Un operativo coordinado de visita a establecimientos para promover las medidas preventivas del Covid-19 se está desarrollando por el gobierno Municipal de Puerto Peñasco a través de la Coordinación Municipal de Salud (CMS), la Unidad Municipal de Protección Civil (UMPC), Policía Municipal, la […]

State Health alert issued to close Peñasco beaches

In the world of COVID-19, updates are quick and varied, as is the case for Sonora and right here in Rocky Point.  As Puerto Peñasco mayor Ernesto “Kiko” Munro detailed in a briefing yesterday, the city was awaiting a formal health emergency alert from the State or Federal level before being able to proceed with […]

State, municipal, and business authorities close ranks in preventing COVID-19

Sonora State Administration. Hermosillo, Sonora. Press Bulletin 032091 Governor calls on public for solidarity in heeding prevention steps of “Quédate en Casa” (Stay at Home) strategy Secretary of the Economy to install Monitoring Board with local Chambers of Commerce, associations, and unions Red Cross joins prevention and care steps of State Government against the coronavirus […]

City administration suspends events as preventive measure in light of COVID-19

As a preventive measure given the current coronavirus (Covid-19) impacting the globe, the city administration of Puerto Peñasco will suspend large public government events of a civil, social, and cultural nature. In addition, activities in local sports leagues were cancelled as of this past weekend, as well as all activities at area community centers. Mayor […]

CEDO 40th Anniversary – For the Love of the Sea

From October 2019 to March 2020 the Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans (CEDO) is celebrating 40 years of tireless work, culminating with an evening concert featuring Alejandro Filio & Fernando Delgadillo on March 14th at CEDO in Las Conchas. The Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans (CEDO) is […]