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PFO Radio Show and fans enjoy a wonderful weekend in Rosarito Beach

By: Phil Friedman Outdoors Source: philfriedmanoutdoors.typepad.com "It's been 8-years since my wife Adriana and I have come down here," said John Olmos. "We walked all over town, shopped and ate delicious lobster. What a great time."

Tijuana EDC and MEDevice San Diego Offer Free Tour of Baja Medical Manufacturing Facilities

By: MEDevice San Diego Source: www.heraldonline.com the Tijuana Economic Development Corporation and MEDevice San Diego will host a free guided bus tour of two medical manufacturing facilities in Baja California. The trip, which shows how medical manufacturers

Border Week: Bizet's Carmen in Tijuana rodeo

By: Sandra Dibble Source: www.utsandiego.com TIJUANA — A rodeo in Playas de Tijuana will be the setting for a production of the Georges Bizet four-act opera "Carmen" sponsored by Tijuana's Municipal Institute of Art and Culture (IMAC)

Tijuana Experiences a Gourmet Renaissance

By: Richard Adams Source: www.californiareport.org To most Americans, the chorus from a Manu Chao song pretty much sums it up, "Welcome to Tijuana, tequila, sexo, marijuana...." For decades, Tijuana has just been known, at best, as a place for

Foreign correspondence: Mexico offers everything from pyramids and ecotourism to tequila

By: John Bordsen Source: www.sacbee.com What's it like to live in a far-off place most of us see only on a vacation? Foreign Correspondence is an interview with someone who lives in a spot you may want to visit. Gloria Guevara, 44, is Mexico's

Budget Travel: Mexico's Next “It” Destinations

By: Julie Schwietert Collazo Source: latino.foxnews.com Though the resort towns of Mexico's Pacific and Caribbean coasts are frequently visited by Americans, most of the country's interior—all 1,220,610 square miles of it—is barely

Mexico Recognized as “Tourism Board of The Year” by Virtuoso Luxury Travel Network

By: Susie Albin-Najera Source: themexicoreport.com LAS VEGAS – The Mexico Tourism Board was honored by renowned luxury travel network, Virtuoso, with the first-ever “Virtuoso Tourism Board of the Year” award. Mexico was bestowed the

Google Mexico offers virtual visits to archaeological sites

By: Fox News Latino Source: latino.foxnews.com Cybernauts will be able to take virtual strolls through 30 Mexican archaeological sites using Google Mexico's Street View platform, Mexican cultural authorities said. The 360-degree virtual view of these

Mexico: 3 Names to Know in an Ignored Emerging Market

By: Charles Sizemore Source: www.investorplace.com Mexico gets no love. It’s not quite a developed market, but being next door to the U.S., it’s not quite remote or exotic enough to be an alluring emerging market, either. And starting with

Mexico Shares Are on a Roll

By: Laurence Ilif and Georgia Wells Source: online.wjs.com Earlier this year, Mexican shares were driven higher largely by investors cheering the July election of incoming President Enrique Peña Nieto and the promise of market-friendly changes.

The Mexican Health Care Solution?

By: Matthew Dalstrom Source: www.huffingtonpost.com Rising health care costs, decreasing insurance coverage, and the great recession have made it increasingly difficult to afford health care. Retirees are particularly vulnerable because many live on fixed

Ensenada Wine Valley Explodes!

Source: www.bajabound.com The wine producing regions of Baja, like wine itself, have gotten better with age. In the past few years there has been an explosion of creative juices flowing south of the border as new and exciting wineries and wines are popping

DaMarcus Beasley: I encourage more Americans to play in Mexico

By: Eric Gomez Source: sports.yahoo.com TIJUANA -- It only took an ill-timed slide and just 20 minutes on the Estadio Caliente's artificial turf for DaMarcus Beasley's tendinitis to flare up again. That was a month ago, and thankfully for Club

Trying to Protect a Reef With an Otherworldly Diversion

By: Randal C. Archibold Source: www.nytimes.com CANCÚN, Mexico — Most people head off to an art exhibit with comfortable shoes and a deep appreciation for creativity. Jason deCaires Taylor’s work requires flippers and, to really appreciate

Mexico's Reborn Youth Movement is Spreading Internationally

By: Published by Frontera NorteSur Source: Frontera NorteSur In less than three months the Mexican youth movement #Yo Soy 132 (I am 132) has undergone a remarkable evolution. Beginning as a protest against Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) presidential

Mexico Real Estate Mining Investments Hit $5.6 Billion

By: Mark Morley Source: http://www.gxsblogs.com/morleym According to recent reports by the Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg Businessweek, mining investments in Mexico real estate is currently experiencing a significant boom, jumping an impressive 60

Arriba, Arriba, The Automotive Industry Speeds Up its Investments in Mexico

By: Mark Morley Source: http://www.gxsblogs.com/morleym When I was growing up, one of my favourite cartoons featured a Mexican mouse called Speedy Gonzales and his adventures with Sylvester the cat. At the time this represented one of my first indirect

For Baja California Winemakers, It’s Fiesta Time

By: Talea Miller Source: www.pbs.org While driving to Ensenada one recent Saturday, I passed billboards advertising no fewer than five foodie festivals: The festival of cheese and bread; the festival of seafood and shellfish—even a festival devoted

Mexico Nears Universal Health Care Goal

By: Talea Miller Source: www.pbs.org Mexico's government insurance program covers all services for young children. Photo by Mexico Ministry of Health. As the United States continues to debate the legality of President Obama's healthcare law, south

Stem Cell Therapy, Stem Cell Treatment in Mexico

By: regenerative medicine Source: http://www.regenerativemedicine.mx/index.php PUTTING PATIENTS FIRST Regenerative Medicine Institute is a multispeciality group of Board Certified physicians and allied health professionals working together to meet the

Mexico Celebrates Olympic Soccer Gold Medal

By: Galia Garcia-Palafox Source: www.huffingtonpost.com MEXICO CITY -- Jubilant Mexicans celebrated their 2-1 Olympic gold medal soccer win over powerhouse Brazil Saturday, waving flags and chanting in plazas and streets across the country. Crowds began

Cultural bazaar, peace caravan, boxing match

By: Sandra Dibble Source: www.utsandiego.com Held four times a year since 2010, Arts and Trees is a Tijuana cultural bazaar that includes live music, art, clothing, food, beer and wine. The event’s 2012 summer edition takes place on Saturday at

Sun, Beach and Relaxation

By: VisitMexico Source: www.visitmexico.com Beaches that intertwine with the desert or with the lush jungle, beaches with ancient remains or full of contemporary art, beaches that are an eternal party or whose immeasurable silence takes us closer to paradise…

Mexico industry output grows at fastest pace in 9 months

By: Reuters Source: in.reuters.com Mexican industrial output rose the most in nine months in June from May, led by manufacturing gains and underscoring solid growth that bodes for steady interest rates in the coming months. Industrial production rose

Mexico 4, Brazil 2: Football and economics

By: The Economist Source: www.chicagotribune.com Does Mexico's victory over Brazil in Olympic football foreshadow the two countries' economic futures? Congratulations are due to Mexico , which on August 11th won its first gold medal in the London

Volunteer Projects Funded By USEPA And REI Improve Habitat At Border Field State Park

By: Imperial Beach News Source: www.imperialbeachnewsca.com Visitors to the newly-remodeled picnic facilities at Monument Mesa in Border Field State Park will enjoy the sights and sounds of the Tijuana Estuary and Pacific Ocean, and the scent of thousands

Drinking Black Tears in TJ

By: Ed Bedford Source: www.sandiegoreader.com “It was a school project,” says Sergio Michel. “That’s how it started.” We’re standing in the stark sunlight of a Tijuana afternoon at the Culinary Art School... ...looking

Robert Redford Gives Perfect Performance As Guest At Baja's Rosarito Beach Hotel

By: Ron Raposa Source: Tourism Board ROSARITO BEACH , BAJA CALIFORNIA , MEXICO-During June and July, the two-bedroom penthouse on the 17th floor of the Rosarito Beach Hotel's Pacifico Tower was occupied by a dignified, unassuming man named Mr. Miller,

Olympics 2012 Men's Football Results: Mexico Defeats Japan, 3-1, to Advance to Gold Medal Match

By: Elliot Olshansky Source: www.sportsworldreport.com In a historic Olympic men's football tournament - for the first time, no team from Europe advanced to the semifinals - Japan was on its way to some history of its own at Wembley Stadium on Tuesday,

Ensenada Beach House Hotel For Sale

Complete Turnkey Business • 15,095 sq. ft. "Hotel" - $1,500,000 USD - Estimated Value of $2.8M Estero Beach, Ensenada - The Ensenada Beach House Hotel is located in the “Playas de Chapultepec” area of Ensenada. The hotel is
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Ensenada gymnast making Olympic history for Mexico

By: Mark Zeigler Source: www.utsandiego.com LONDON — Daniel Corral is a Mexican gymnast from a small gym in the dusty Baja California town of Ensenada , which immediately elicits the question: What in the name of the pommel horse is he doing in

U.S. POKER REFUGEES HEADED TO MEXICO

Would you like to know more about U.S. Poker Refugees heading to Mexico? Here are few great sites and resources that we found. So for all you online poker players we invite you to come on down to Mexico and have a FISH TACO, MARGARITA and enjoy hassle

Mexico Inaugurates Wine Museum, Wine Route Highway Upgrades

By: Mexidata Source: www.mexidata.info Presidency of the Republic During the inauguration of the Baja California Vine and Wine Museum , Mexican President Felipe Calderón remarked that the museum will also operate as a convention center that will

Border week: Exhibit of Tijuana artist Benjamin Serrano

By: Sandra Dibble Source: www.utsandiego.com Long before the current generation of Tijuana artists began commanding international attention, there was Benjamin Serrano. An exhibit of 55 pieces by the late Tijuana artist (1938-1988) opens on Friday at

Sanoviv is also a place for healthy people looking to stay healthy for the rest of their lives

By: Sanoviv Source: www.sanoviv.com/medical-services/ We know far too well that traditional medicine focuses primarily on treating the symptoms and not in being proactive with your health care future. By not focusing on the root cause of your problem

Affordable Dental Work in Mexico

By: Dental Tourism Source: worldental.org One of the best locations in Mexico where you can get cheap dental work at very high standards, is Mazatlan . Not only will you find here dental work at cheap prices but also extremely beautiful landscapes with
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Mexico's Economy: Coming to Terms with China

By: Sean Goforth Source: mexicotoday.org Has China’s economic rise come at the expense of Mexico ? To many casual observers and experts alike, the answer is yes. The International Economy, a trade journal, once concluded, “China is eating

Harnessing the power of the ocean

By: Selene Aparicion Source: www.renewableenergymexico.com In the eternal search for alternative sources of energy, scientists throughout the world have turned their attention to the planet’s most abundant natural resource: the ocean. Wave and tidal

5 Tips For A Stress Free Family Vacation

Authored By: Robert WhiteChurch Robert travels and photographs. When he is not doing either of those, you can find him playing tennis in the Northwest. The best vacations are filled with stress-free fun and relaxation. With all of the planning, saving

Rental Market Still Tightening: Moody’s

By: Miguelsmexico Source: www.mexintl.com/blog/beaches With vacancies declining and rental prices rising, the climate in the housing industry is clearly warming up to rental properties. According to Moody’s Analytics, “weak income gains, favorable

There's Life And Then There's Living

By: Barbara Sloane Source: www.huffingtonpost.com I was dangling from a steel cable suspended high above the jungle canopy in Puerto Vallarta. As soon as I'd say the word, my guide would unhook me from the brake that kept me tethered and I'd fly

GRAMMY AWARD WINNING MARIACHI DIVAS DE CINDY SHEA

By: Rosarito Town Crier Source: Rosarito Town Crier Directed and founded by trumpet player Cindy Shea in 1999, Mariachi Divas have made big waves on the national and international music scene. Mariachi Divas are a unique, multi-cultural, all female ensemble,