Are there problems with ethnic, race/racial minorities or religious prejudices? Gender equality?

Not obviously. - Aug 2015

I haven't noticed anything explicitly, but I can say that Hermosillo is a pretty homogenous place. There don't seem to be a lot of opportunities to practice your religion if you aren't Catholic or some form of Christian. Also, racially, it isn't very diverse. My kids with their blonde hair are often pointed at, and everyone wants to touch their hair and know what we are doing in Hermosillo. - Apr 2013

Hermosillo (and Mexico) is predominately Catholic, although several other Christian denominations thrive. To my knowledge there are no places of worship for adherents of Islam, Judaism, Buddhism, or Hinduism. African Americans assigned to Hermosillo have complained of being stared and pointed at and even touched. People of African decent are almost non-existent in Hermosillo. - Dec 2009

Sonora's proximity to the U.S. history of an influx of European and U.S. immigrants, and the long-time connections between Hermosillo's residents and Arizona, all contribute to making most residents of Hermosillo very welcoming of expatriates. The majority of the local population is Catholic. I have not observed blatant discrimination against other religions. - Feb 2008

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