Journey restrictions between the U.S. and Mexico, already in place for over a yr, will stay in impact by means of April 21. The most recent information from the Bureau of Transportation reveals that in December site visitors at Arizona’s ports of entries was down by half in comparison with the yr earlier than. Fewer guests interprets into misplaced income in retail hubs just like the Tucson metro space. We mentioned the far-reaching financial impacts of decreased tourism from Mexico with Felipe Garcia, the manager vp of Vamos a Tucson – Go to Tucson’s Mexico advertising division.
For extra perception into how the pandemic has impacted Sonora, Mexico, we related with Claudia Orduño, a podcaster and former Mexican diplomat primarily based in Hermosillo.