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.
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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
Español Weekend Protests, Vigil, Speakers, Music and Art October 7, 2016 Today through Sunday, the SOA Watch will hold events on both sides of the border in Nogales, to include marches, workshops, speakers, music and art at the border wall that separates the cities of...read more
Español 4th Annual Mayo-Yaqui Cultural Event October 7, 2016 The Indigenous Community Mayo Yaqui (COMAYA) will hold its fourth annual Great Event this weekend at Plaza Hidalgo in Nogales, Sonora. It is a marvelous opportunity to see and experience the culture,...read more
More than 17 pounds of the drug valued at $52,000 September 16, 2016 On Friday, September 9, Nogales Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials located and seized packages of methamphetamine from a vehicle driven by a 36-year-old man from Nogales, Arizona. The...read more