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How Many Expats Live In Mexico? We Still Do Not Know

I was a little disturbed this weekend when I was told that the 1,000,000 expat numbers that we had been promoting could be incorrect. Well we did a little research and even contacted “INEGI” which is The National Institute of Statistics and

Oaxacan festival of Guelaguetza offers a taste of Mexico

By: Nina Schutzman Source: www.poughkeepsiejournal.com Poughkeepsie has a large community of people from Oaxaca, Mexico , many of whom work here while their family and friends remain in their home state and country. To help maintain those ties and keep

Metallica Rocks Mexico City

By: Fox News Latino Source: latino.foxnews.com Mexico City – Sparks flew when California heavy metal band kicked off its fifth tour of Mexico on Saturday. Metallica vocalist James Hetfield had warned things could get perilous at the start of the

Vendimia in Baja's Guadalupe Valley

By: Sandra Dibble Source: www.utsandiego.com/news Baja California ’s annual vendimia, or grape harvest festival centered in the Guadalupe Valley, gets going this week and will last through much of August. Events include vineyard concerts, wine tastings

Biological Dentistry

By: Sanoviv Source: www.sanoviv.com/medicalservices/ Biological Dentistry is the bridge between oral health and overall health. We know that the mouth is part of the body and they cannot be addressed as two separate entities. Dental treatments, materials

Three things to know about the Consulate of Mexico's health fair

By: Chelcey Adami Source: articles.ivpressonline.com The Consulate of Mexico in Calexico hosted a health fair for four hours Friday afternoon at the Imperial Valley Mall. Its goal is to host at least one a month in different venues around the Valley with

Mexico, S.Korea sign cooperation agreement on tourism

By: Agencies Source: www.globaltimes.cn Mexico and South Korea on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding to strengthen cooperation in tourism, Mexico's Tourism Ministry announced. The bilateral agreement signed by Mexican Tourism Minister Gloria

Metallica Holds Press Conference, Declares Love Of Mexico

By: Chris harris Source: www.gunshyassassin.com/news Metallica’s four members held a press conference on Saturday, just before the first of their eight concerts at Palacio de los Deportes in Mexico City, Mexico . During the press conference, Lars

Actor Robert Redford says adios to Baja California

By: Sandra Dibble Source: www.utsandiego.com/news Robert Redford left Baja California last weekend, as quietly as when he first arrived in June to film J.C. Chandor’s “All is Lost” at Baja Studios south of Rosarito Beach. A few days

Turista Libre Bike Ride to Baja Beer Fest - To understand beer culture in Mexico, you first have to understand its recent lack thereof

By: Derrik Chinn Source: baja.com Mexico bows beneath the weight of a historical beer duopoly. Two companies, Grupo Modelo in Mexico City and Monterrey-based Grupo Cuauhtemoc-Moctezuma, dominate the domestic market with a familiar cast, namely Corona,

U.S.-Born Children Of Migrants Lose Rights In Mexico

By: Adriana Gomez Licon Source: www.huffingtonpost.com MALINALCO, Mexico -- As a cold drizzle washed over this town of narrow cobblestone streets in the forested highlands of central Mexico, mothers waiting outside the colonial-era cultural center wrapped

BLEACHER REPORT: Mexico vs. Switzerland: Start Time, Live Stream, TV Info and Preview for Olympics

By: Alec Nathan Source: Rosarito Town Crier The 2012 London Olympic games are finally here. Starting July 26, group play in men's soccer will get underway, and Group B, which is looking quite competitive, will be home to some of the tournament's

Alternative Cancer Treatments at Sanoviv

By: Sanoviv Medical Institute Source: www.sanoviv.com/health-concern/ Cancer is not a single disease. It is a group of more than one hundred distinct and different illnesses that all begin with cellular abnormalities. Understanding the uniqueness of your

Mexico's Pena Nieto backs stronger trade ties with Asia

By: Dave Graham Source: ca.reuters.com/article/topnews MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico must look to increase its trade with Asia, especially if the U.S. economy does not improve, President-elect Enrique Pena Nieto was quoted as saying on Monday. In an

Should You Move to Mexico?

By: David Simmonds Source: www.mexicotoday.org/article It seems like a simple enough question, doesn’t it? You are at point in your life when a major change is possible. You’ve traveled to a few places in Mexico , kicked back on the beach


By: Hope Yen Source: www.utsandiego.com WASHINGTON The number of Mexican immigrants living illegally in the U.S. has dropped significantly for the first time in decades, a dramatic shift as many illegal workers, already in the United States and seeing

Total Recall's Colin Farrell sets temperatures soaring in Mexico with his action hero muscles

By: Daily Mail Reporter Source: www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz Colin Farrell was once as famous for his hard partying lifestyle as he was for his movies Phone Booth and Minority Report. But the former hell raiser has swapped hard drinking for rigorous

Avril Lavigne Slips Into Union Jack Bikini in Cabo San Lucas

By: Gabrielle Chung Source: www.celebuzz.com As a proud Canadian, Avril Lavigne is showing her love for her homeland’s British roots. Sporting a Union Jack bikini and denim short shorts, the “Girlfriend” singer was spotted frolicking

Clinic of Nutrition and Life

By: Gerson Institute Source: http://gerson.org/gerpress The Gerson Therapy is a natural treatment that activates the body’s extraordinary ability to heal itself through an organic, vegetarian diet, raw juices, coffee enemas and natural supplements.

Best of Ensenada - A guide to the Best of Ensenada

By: Proturismo De Ensenada Source: www.sandiegomagazine.com Proturismo De Ensenada Ensenada , one of the most colorful cities in Baja California welcomes you and invites you to enjoy it's many invaluable attractions: beaches, deserts, pine forests,

Google takes aim at Mexico's drug cartels

By: Martha Mendoza Source: Google News WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. (AP) — Google, so far, has won the search engine wars. Now it wants to target international crime, including Mexico's powerful drug cartels. Eric Schmidt, Google Inc.'s executive

Why Investors Love Mexico

By: Kenneth Rapoza Source: www.forbes.com For many investment firms, Mexico has become a number one overweight in their global portfolios. And it has paid off. As measured by the broad iShares MSCI Mexico (EWW) exchange traded fund year-to-date, large

LDS church plans temple in Tijuana

By: Sandra Dibble Source: www.utsandiego.com/news TIJUANA — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has had a long history in Mexico , one that dates back to the first Mormon baptisms in the state of Sonora in 1876. Next month, the church

Whale Watching in Baja California

By: Baja Insider Source: www.bajainsider.com/baja-california-travel/ For thousands of years the grey whales have migrated to Baja in the winter to bear there young in the warm and placid waters surrounding the Baja Peninsula . The grey whale migration

Mundo Maya Positioned as Principal Tourist Destination 2012

By: Yucatan Times Source: www.yucatantimes.com The Secretary of Tourism, Gloria Guevara and the Tourist Promotion Council of Mexico (CPTM) have just returned from a visit to Texas, North Carolina and New York, where they promoted Mexico as a principal

Mexico's historic climate law: an analysis

By: Christina MCcain Source: blogs.edf.org/climatetalks While environmental issues were not center stage in Mexico’s recent election, Mexico’s new president, whether he is yet aware of it or not, will inherit a tremendous opportunity for win-wins

700-year-old human remains of ancient Aztec children discovered in Mexico City

By: New York Daily News Source: www.nydailynews.com/news/world MEXICO CITY — Archaeologists in Mexico City have unearthed the skulls and other bones of 15 people, most of them the children of traveling merchants during Aztec times. Researcher Alejandra

Mexico’s election winner has big plans for U.S.-Mexican ties

By: Andres Oppenheimer Source: www.miamiherald.com MEXICO CITY -- If Mexico’s presidential election winner Enrique Peña Nieto gets his way, there will be a major upgrade of the 1994 U.S.-Canada- Mexico free trade deal, as well as a joint

Sorry Brazil, Investors Prefer Mexico

By: Kenneth Rapoza Source: www.forbes.com When strategists at big Brazilian investment firms like Itau steer their wealth management clients away from their home country and up north, to Mexico , it’s worth noting. Brazil is a big country. It’s

The Boys and Girls Club Summer Camp Program reaches out to all the youngsters of Rosarito

By: The Baja Times Source: Baja Times Vol. XLI No. 180 July 16-31, 2012 The young boys and girls of Rosarito Beach will soon be enjoying an entirely new summer (and beyond) experience and they can thank three long-gone American Massachusetts matrons for

Welcome to the office of famous Dr. T

By: Tijuana Mexico Dentist Source: www.tijuanamexicodentist.com We would like to welcome you to Tijuana Dentist, Pacific Dental Tijuana one of the most comforting and advan ced dental practices in Mexico . Our doctors are all board certified, and are

Joe Corona: I always felt both American and Mexican

By: Brent Latham Source : Goal.com It’s easy enough to jump on dual-national players for choosing one side or the other, especially when that choice is the contentious one faced by Mexican-Americans. Of two worlds, many Mexican-Americans are also

Designer to stars readies TJ show

By: San Diego Red Services Source : SanDiegoRed.com TIJUANA -- The countdown has begun to the most spectacular fashion show in years in this city – and models from San Diego are set to take center stage. With about 100 days left until October’s

July Taste Extravaganza!

By: Baja Times Source: Baja Times Vol. XL No. 179 Where can you sample dozens of Rosarito`s best chilis, salsas and frijoles - enjoy the aromas and flavors of culinary creations of Canadian, American, Mexican and Central and South American cooks - compare

The new economics of medical tourism

By: Julie Mourno Source: www.healthcarefinancenews.com The economic turndown of recent years has significantly affected medical tourism worldwide, and redefined the cost/value equation. How much value does a medical tourist really get when going abroad

Q&A: Mexico election result

By: Jonathan Roeder Source: www.bloomberg.com/news Enrique Pena Nieto of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) has been confirmed as the winner of Mexico's presidential election, following a final recount. But his nearest challenger, Andres

Mexico To Break Record On Foreign Arrivals, Minister Says

By: Jonathan Roeder Source: www.bloomberg.com/news Mexico expects to set a record this year with at least 24.6 million foreign tourist visits, Tourism Secretary Gloria Guevara said. Foreigners’ arrivals should increase by more than 5 percent from

The future of Mexico tourism

By: Christine Delsol Source: www.sfgate.com/mexico In the Yucatan's interior, the Magic Pueblo of Izamal, "The Yellow City," is known for its all-yellow downtown, its horse-drawn taxis, and its legacy of three cultures: Ancient Mayan pyramids

Top Mexican Athletes Look to Medal in 2012 London Olympics

By: Matt Flynn Source: www.mexicotoday.org As the start of the 2012 London Olympics draws closer and closer, fans around the globe can look forward to watching the world’s top athletes compete in the most far-reaching sports competition known to

Showing off the, er, sights! Richard Branson gets into the Cancun spirit as he frolics on the Mexican beach with bikini babes

By: Emily Sheridan and Holly Thomas Source: www.dailymail.co.uk He celebrated the launch of Virgin's new route to Cancun by posing alongside Keith Lemon and Alexandra Burke on the wing of a plane yesterday. And now that he's arrived in Mexico,


By: Sandra Dibble Source: www.utsandiego.com A look at notable upcoming events in the cross-border region for week of July 9-15. Tuesday: Tijuana celebrates its 123rd birthday in downtown’s Teniente Guerrero Park with family-oriented festivities

Tijuana leader: SD mega-region 'could become Hong Kong tomorrow'

By: utsandiego.com Source: www.utsandiego.com TIJUANA — On a clear day, David Mayagoitia can spot Point Loma from the roof of the Tijuana Economic Development Corporation, or DEITAC. Mayagoitia, chairman of the organization, points in different

Program for Tijuana's Ninth Street Opera Festival

By: Utsandiego.com Source: www.utsandiego.com TIJUANA — Opera takes center stage Saturday in one of Tijuana’s oldest neighborhoods, Colonia Libertad. The ninth edition of Opera en la Calle , the city’s annual street opera festival, begins

Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act threatens investment in the U.S.

By: Christopher Elias Source: blog.reuters.com | Financial Regulatory Forum (The views expressed are the author’s own) LONDON/NEW YORK, (Business Law Currents) – A fiscal tourniquet will put a squeeze on tax evasion – the Foreign Account

Remittances to Mexico rise in May to highest level since October '08

By: Ricardo lopez Source: Los Angeles Times | Business Signaling an improved labor market, remittances to Mexico rose in May, its highest level since October 2008, Mexico's Central Bank reported this week. Remittances, or money wired abroad by immigrants,

Ensenada's Tequila and Mariachi Fair

By: Baja Times Source: Baja Times Vol. XL, No. 179 July 1 -15, 2012 The city of Ensenada is organizing the first "Tequila and Mariachi Fair" to be held on July 14th and 15th, 2012. The event will be hosted at the Ex-Hotel Riviera del Pacifico.

Hilary Duff & Luca Hit Mexico — Post-Baby Pounds Dropping Fast

By: HL Staff Source: Hollywoodlife.com The new mom posted a beautiful pic from her trip in Mexico! Don’t you think she looks great? Hilary Duff often shares photos of her intimate moments with three-month-old baby Luca Cruz Comrie , but this time,

Popotla Fishing Village – Off the Beaten Track

By: Susan A. Mahalick Source: SanDiegoRed.com Many have heard of Puerto Nuevo, a lobster village, an adventure in eating experiences. Few, however, have the same pleasure of knowing Popotla, Km 38. Just south of Baja Studios there is an arch and a dirt

California Health Insurance Works in Mexico

By: canuckclicks article directory Source: canuckclicks.blogspot.mx Since 2000, some of California's private health insurers, and at least one employer group, have offered binational health insurance. These plans cover services on both sides of the

How to Buy Mexico Real Estate on a Lower Budget

By: Thomas Lloyd Source: nuwireinvestor.com Mexico real estate can be an excellent investment both in terms of lifestyle and in terms of financial gain. One of the most attractive features of investing in Mexico’s market is that there many options

Mexico Elections: A Country's Reaction to a Likely Winner

By: Benjamin Gottlieb Source: Washington Post | World The election of Enrique Peña Nieto, Mexico’s young, debonair politician and leader of the country’s much-maligned Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), was met with mixed reaction