Qué Pasa?Information and Happenings on the Planet of Nogales
Meaning “what’s up?” in Spanish, this page is our official news feed. Here you will find details about local places of interest, images, events and whatever other information may be of interest to those who are considering a visit to Nogales.
Featured articles include information about the dental tourism industry in Nogales, Mexico and how you can find a competent Nogales dental professional, information about Nogales pharmacies and what you need to know if you are planning a trip to Nogales to buy medications, traveler safety warnings about visiting both sides of the border in Ambos Nogales, information about places of interest to visit on both sides of the border and other general news stories and opinion of interest to the Nogales traveler.
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Seizure values increased over August and September totals November 2, 2016 United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers kept more than $3.2 million worth of illegal hard drugs off of America’s streets in October 2016 by finding and seizing them at the...read more
Video of Haitian Refugees by Meganoticias con Loredmy Argüelles Español As Many As 40,000 Haitians May Be Traveling to the U.S....read more
Video of the area where the woman's burned body was found: Source: Facebook - Cesar Barron N. Español Nogales Women Found Beaten, Burned in Separate...read more
Video of Haitian Refugees by MegaNoticias Nogales Group of Haitians Seeking Work in U.S. October 21, 2016 The Sonoran newspaper El...read more
Saturday and Sunday outings to San Rafael Ranch, Mescal October 17, 2016 The Santa Cruz County International Film Festival, in celebrating its fifth season, has announced two guided tours to famous Southern Arizona motion picture and television filming locations this...read more
September 22 seizures of cocaine, meth and heroin September 22, 2016 Four Mexican nationals, three from Nogales, Mexico and one from the state of Sinaloa, Mexico, were arrested at the DeConcini and Mariposa Ports of Entry on Thursday, September 22 and charged with...read more
Nearly $385,000 in heroin and meth seized September 22, 2016 There were two pedestrians and two vehicle operators arrested for attempting to smuggle illegal drugs into Nogales, Arizona on Tuesday, September 20 and Wednesday, September 21. The total amount of...read more
Three Vehicular Drug Seizures at DeConcini and Mariposa September 17, 2016 Three vehicular drug seizures and subsequent arrests of three Mexican nationals on September 17 netted a total of more than $236,000 in methamphetamine, heroin and marijuana. Two of the...read more
More than $10,000 in drugs hidden in gaming system September 15, 2016 A 16-year-old boy who was crossing the border on foot at the DeConcini pedestrian port of entry attracted the attention of a Customs and Border Protection (CBP) drug-detection dog. A subsequent...read more
Español Arts, Music, Culture, Classic Cars and Border Protests October 7, 2016 Now that the summer rains and heat have passed and the weather in Nogales is bien agradable (very comfortable), the season for fall events has begun. This weekend will be filled with...read more