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September 2012 - Posts

An opera inspired by Mexico's Second Empire

By: Sandra Dibble Source: www.utsandiego.com An opera inspired by Mexico’s short-lived 19th-century Second Empire and the life of the Belgian-born Empress Carlota will make its world premiere this week at the Tijuana Cultural Center (Cecut). Presented

Hope in Mexico

By: Kevin Caufield Source: www.newstrib.com In his youth, Peru resident Don Arter could stand on the mound and smoke 90 to 95 mph fastballs past batters. He played basketball on a college scholarship, and was even offered a contract by the St. Louis Cardinals.

San Antonio eyes bioscience collaboration with Mexico

By: W. Scott Bailey Source: www.bizjournals.com Mexico is experiencing significant growth in its bioscience industry — particularly in the pharmaceutical and medical technology markets. That expansion is expected to continue over the next several

Jennifer Aniston and Courteney Cox Hunt For Vacation Home in Cabo

By: Mila Pantovich Source: www.justluxe.com "Friends" may have seen it's end in 2005, but that doesn't mean the cast split up. Co-stars Jennifer Anniston and Courteney Cox have maintained their close status in their real lives, always

Justin Timberlake's Bachelor Party Moves to Mexico

By: Gossip Cop Source: www.opposingviews.com Justin Timberlake’s bachelor party celebration has gone international. The singer-actor, who threw a bash with large group of male friends at Surrender nightclub in Las Vegas on Thursday, ustin Timberlake’s

Border Week: Rosarito-Ensenada Bike Ride

By: Sandra Dibble Source: www.utsandiego.com The Rosarito-Ensenada bicycle ride, a tradition in Baja California, will start in front of the Rosarito Beach Hotel on Saturday at 10 a.m. The event has been held since 1980 (twice a year since 1987) and has

Eat Your Way Through Mexico City: 7 Un-Skippable Dining Options

By: Matthew Bell Source: www.newnownext.com When I travel, there’s something I usually forget—my hotel room number, what language I’m supposed to speak, an address, an umbrella, an extra layer, a boyfriend…uh…. But in Mexico

Is This the Right Time to Invest in Mexican Real Estate?

By: Mark Koba Source: www.cnbc.com Kathy and Ken Brady were looking to invest some money when their research took them to the town of Tulum on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. The couple, who rent an apartment on New York's Upper East Side, paid about

College of Osteopathic Medicine Brings Dialysis Units to Yucatan

By: Yucatan Times Source: www.theyucatantimes.com The people of Merida in Yucatan, Mexico, soon will have access to 40 dialysis units thanks to a unique four-way partnership led by Michigan State University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, with

Rachel Uchitel shows off her post-baby bikini body four months after giving birth on romantic Mexican getaway

By: Iona Kirby Source: www.dailymail.co.uk She welcomed her first child Wyatt into the world four months ago. And while Rachel Uchitel has had her hands full with the new arrival, she also seems to have found some time to work out. The former mistress

Ralph Lauren: Down Mexico Way

By: Suzy Menkes Source: www.nytimes.com The collection he sent out on Thursday, the closing day of New York’s spring/summer 2013 season, had all the designer’s skills: the tweak of the classic, in pants as full-hipped jodhpurs; jackets as

Travel to Mexico's Riviera Maya is Safe and Worth Every Penny

By: Tracy Greenstein Source: www.forbes.com Travelers seeking the ultimate in high-luxury accommodations, authentic cultural immersion, peerless culinary expertise and transcendent spa experiences are advised to plan their next trip to Maroma Resort and

Swim with whale sharks in Cancun

By: Reuters Source: www.gulfnews.com Tourists flock to Cancun for its sunny beaches and balmy weather, but there is a new attraction luring visitors to the Mexican resort — whale sharks. As many as 1,400 whale sharks, the world’s largest species

Blaming health care act for job losses seems a bit much

By: Reader's Page Source: blog.sandiego.com The Welch Allyn CEO 's announcement that it plans to cut jobs, citing a new 2.3 percent federal tax on medical equipment devices, raises some questions about this claim and the further claim this tax


By: SanDiego.com Source: www.sandiego.com Tijuana City and Shopping Trip from San Diego transports you to a different world just across the border. Get ready for a day of affordable fun with your family. For a fun daytime outing that doesn't cost

Valle de Guadalupe: Mexico's Answer to Napa Valley

By: Zack Stone Source: www.cntraveler.com With fear the emotion that still dominates the conversation about the U.S.–Mexico border, many Americans exploring Baja beeline to the beaches of Los Cabos. That's a shame, because one of Baja’s

Online Poker Players are Moving to Rosarito and Helping to Boost the Economy

By: Jack E. George Source: www.bajatimes.com You may not notice any of the celebrities who have been making Rosarito Beach their new home, mostly during this last year. Rough estimates suggest they are pumping in a minimum of $75,000 each month to the

Trade surging as Mexico consumers embrace 'Made in USA'

By: Nick Miroff Source: www.seattletimes.com When the governor of Colorado came to Mexico on a trade mission earlier this year to see the sights, "one of the most amazing" was a Costco. "It was as big, clean and modern as any in America,"

Misreading Mexico

By: Ravi Agrawal Source: globalpublicsquare.blogs.cnn.com Here’s some trivia. Which of these countries has the highest average income: India, China, Brazil or Mexico? If you guessed Brazil, you’d be wrong. And if you guessed India or China,

Mexico’s Independence Day is Celebrated on September 16: ¡Viva México!

By: Michele Joyce Source: www.baja.com Mexico’s Independence Day is celebrated on September 16. It is an official holiday in Mexico, and a big one. The celebrations center around the start of the movement for independence which began on the morning

Torres Alegre: Knowledge and Love Nurture These Wines in the Valle de Guadalupe, Ensenada

By: Baja.com Source: www.baja.com Far off the beaten path, on the road that runs behind Adobe Guadalupe Vineyards and Inn, there is a vineyard (seven hectares of Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Grenache and Nebbiolo) and a very new winery…sort of a modern-day,

Villa del Faro: An Eco-Friendly Boutique East Cape Hotel Oasis

By: Dawn Pier Source: www.baja.com Villa del Faro Eco-Hotel in the East Cape is a surprise in so many ways – a lovingly handcrafted private estate turned boutique hotel, hidden on the side of a hill overlooking the Sea of Cortez smack dab in the

Cabo San Lucas Activities: King of the Dinner Cruises

By: Chris Sands Source: www.baja.com Looking for Cabo San Lucas activities? Every resort destination boasts a few must-see sights and seemingly mandatory excursions, trips or tours so closely associated with the area that to skip them is almost unthinkable.


IS THE AMERICAN DREAM HEADING SOUTH FOR THE BORDER? This week we are featuring different articles that talk about why the American Dream could be headed south. Manufacturing in Mexico Did you know that Mexico is the worlds 4th largest auto exporter and

Romantic Puerto Vallarta a mystical city

By: Vancouver Sun Source: www.vancouversun.com Located on the Pacific Coast of Mexico, Puerto Vallarta was Elizabeth Taylor’s romantic hideaway and the Love Boat’s most popular stop, making millions of people fall in love with Mexico. Puerto


By: Kristin Busse Source: www.royalsunset.com Enjoying the beautiful beaches of Cancun and partying the night away in its bars and clubs is a blast, but if you take the road less traveled you can discover extraordinary places you’ll never forget.

How I’m Conquering Prostate Cancer

By: Gerson Institute Source: www.gerson.org During a routine exam in 2007, the doctor found a nodule on my prostate. I got a biopsy and they found cancer on half of my prostate. They wanted to remove or radiate it but they couldn’t guarantee that


By: Celebuzz Source: www.celebuzz.com When celebrities aren’t busy filming or making music, they’re out vacationing south of the border. From Cancun to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico has become the hottest R&R destination for bikini babes like

Halle Berry Says Goodbye To Cabo

By: Celebrity-Gossip Source: celebrity-gossip.net Arriving at the airport in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, Halle Berry rushed to catch her flight today (September 3). The "Monster's Ball" star wore a beige patterned sleeveless dress, flip flops

One woman's search for a cure

By: Rene De La Cruz Source: www.vvdailypress.com Years of radiation and chemotherapy have ravaged Tammie Huven-Bingham's body. But despite her constant energy-draining battle with cancer, the single mother of two continues to search for a cure. “I’m

Mexico, land of opportunity for qualified young Spaniards

By: Paula Escalada Medrano Source: latino.foxnews.com Many qualified Spaniards in search of a better future are setting their sights on Mexico, whose economic prospects remain positive despite the global slowdown. Engineers, graduates in business administration,


By: carldemaio.com Source: www.carldemaio.com As the first mayoral candidate ever to visit Baja California during the election season, San Diego Mayoral candidate Carl DeMaio ignited international goodwill while strengthening DeMaio’s ties to government

Mexico to Boost Auto Output 38% Within Three Years, Agency Says

By: Nacha Cattan and Brendan Case Source: www.bloomberg.com Mexico will boost annual auto output by 1 million vehicles within three years, a 38 percent jump from last year, as foreign manufacturers use the country as an export base, said Carlos Guzman,

Great Panther purchases silver-gold project in Mexico

By: Stockhouse Editorial Source: www.stockhouse.com Great Panther Silver Ltd. (TSX: T.GPR, Stock Forum) has purchased the El Horcon silver-gold project in Mexico from Compania Minera El Dore, S.A. de C.V., a private Mexican company, for total consideration

Rosarito-Ensenada Bike Ride, September 2012

By: Baja.com Editor Source: www.baja.com The idea began in 1979. A bike ride from Rosarito to Ensenada that would be fun and scenic. Each year, the race grew more popular, eventually becoming a twice-annual event, now held in May and September. In recent

Magical Cataviña

By: Meghan Fitzpatrick Source: www.baja.com What is known is that Cataviña is the point where the north and south portions of Highway 1 — the Transpeninsular Highway –finally met during its epic construction back in 1973. However, this

Baja California Trivia

By: Carla White Source: www.baja.com Baja California is a very long peninsula so it makes sense that it has a long history full of interesting facts and fun trivia. Why not have a trivia contest with your friends? Stun them with your vast (and yet arcane)

The Blue Moon at Playa Saldamando Campground

By: Martina Dobesh Source: www.baja.com Playa Saldamando is 15 minutes north of Ensenada, and just an hour and a half from the US/Mexico border. The toll road clings to the side of the mountain, curving around the shimmering bay hundreds of feet below.

Calderon’s final state of union: Mexico now has foundation for ‘true and lasting security’

By: Associated Press Source: www.washingtonpost.com The president said Mexico has made the largest investment in its history in security during his six-year administration, allowing the federal police force to be purged of bad officers. He said he also


By: Bruce Parkman | Developer, Playa de Oro, San Felipe, Mexico There have been many articles written about Title Insurance in Mexico, however there have been very few if any that explain how the Title Insurance is obtained on the property and what benefit

High tech investment in Baja California

By: Adiana Moloman Source: www.madeinmexicoinc.com It has been a busy technological week In Baja California, where was the inauguration of the second phase of the Technology Consortium of Baja California and also it took place the official presentation

Mexico's Property Tax

By: Baja Good Life Source: www.bajagoodlife.com In Mexico, the property taxes that have to be paid on a yearly basis are called predial. As compared to other parts of North America, property taxes in Mexico are low. The amount due varies significantly

Pitch it all and move to Mexico? Jonathan Ellerby did - here's how

By: Mother Nature Network Source: www.mnn.com Jonathan Ellerby, PhD has done what many dream of, but few have the courage to actually do; to create radical change in his own life by pursuing a feeling that there was something out there he was meant to

Obama-Romney Campaigns Send Americans Packing, Merida Real Estate Waits

By: Mexico International Real Estate Source: www.heraldonline.com Americans go to the polls on Tuesday, November 6, 2012. On Wednesday, November 7th, a few million U.S. Conservatives or Progressives will be formulating their plans to relocate. Do you

Puerto Vallarta encompasses Mexico's diverse attributes

By: Maribeth Mellin Source: www.sfgate.com I have certain expectations when visiting Puerto Vallarta. I plan to eat well and often, purchase more than I can carry and learn something totally unexpected. Gorgeous sunsets are a given, as are mountains so

Mexico strengthens through growth in China, U.S.

By: Scott Rose Source: www.startribune.com Mexico is benefiting from ties to "very competitive" U.S. manufacturers as low wages lure producers discouraged by rising labor costs in Asia, Deputy Finance Minister Gerardo Rodriguez said. "Many

Jessica Biel's Relaxing Cabo San Lucas Rehearsal Dinner

By: Celebrity Gossip Source: www.celebrty-gossip.net After an day filled with flights, Jessica Biel finally took a moment to relax when she arrived at her friend's rehearsal dinner in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico on over Labor Day Weekend (September 1).

Hyundai to invest $130 mn in new plant in Mexico

By: The Economist Source: zeenews.india.com Mexico City: South Korean automaker Hyundai Motors Company's Mexican unit said it planned to invest USD 130 million in a new plant that will manufacture aluminum auto parts in Tijuana, a border city in the