City of San Luis

Posted on: December 7, 2016



San Luis, Arizona — ­­­­­Representatives from Arizona and Mexico gathered in Hermosillo, Sonora last week for the 2016 Arizona-Mexico Commission Annual Meeting, held December 1-2 at Hotel Fiesta Americana.

Among those in attendance were Vice Mayor Matias Rosales and Interim City Manager Tadeo A. De La Hoya of the City of San Luis alongside Mayor Doug Nicholls of the City of Yuma. Sonora Governor Claudia Pavlovich, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, and other local, state and federal government leaders from Arizona and Sonora gathered for this meeting. The conference is held annually to promote a strong, cooperative binational relationship that impacts our state, and region, as well as the United States and Mexico.

“This is a great forum where we can present the needs to modernize and improve our ports of entry to the governments of both nations” stated Vice Mayor Rosales.  Mayor Gerardo Sanchez added that this is an intricate cooperative effort to be represented at these gatherings to continue to work for the betterment of San Luis.

Some of the highlights of the 2016 Arizona-Mexico Commission Annual Meeting included:

  • A welcoming by Governor of Sonora, Claudia Pavlovich and key note addresses by:
  • Arizona Governor, Doug Ducey
  • Secretary Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Claudia Ruiz Massieu
  • Juan Pablo Castañó, President of Consejo Coordinator Empresarial
  • Angel R. Bours, Vice-president of Comisión Sonora-Arizona
  • An Innovation and Development Forum
  • A Regional Strategies Around the World Forum
  • Committee Meetings included:
  • Economic Development
  • Environment & Water
  • Transportation, Infrastructure & Ports
  • Tourism
  • ‘Sonora and Arizona, a Megaregion that looks to the Future’ panel.

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