Felipe Calderon – He Loves His Country – “Viva Mexico”

Posted October 26th, 2011  by Michelle ·  No Comments

I have heard of Felipe Calderon, of course. The President of Mexico this, the President of Mexico that … but until I saw the PBS story about Felipe Calderon I never appreciated the man and didn’t have an opinion of him one way or the other. Now I do. I like him! He seems so…

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San Ysidro Border – Construction Scaffolding Collapsed

Posted September 15th, 2011  by Michelle ·  No Comments

People who cannot wait for the San Ysidro border to reopen should cross into the U.S. at the Otay Mesa Port of Entry. Border officials said they planned to use lanes normally reserved for cargo trucks to process passenger vehicles starting at 8 p.m. to expedite the addition traffic caused by the San Ysidro closure….

Filed Under: Politics and CrimeUS Dept State/Homeland Security

Filling Prescriptions in Mexico

Posted August 11th, 2009  by Charles ·  No Comments

Buying Prescription Drugs: The U.S. Embassy recommends that U.S. citizens not travel to Mexico for the sole purpose of buying prescription drugs. U.S. citizens have been arrested and their medicines confiscated by Mexican authorities when their prescriptions were written by a licensed American physician and filled by a licensed Mexican pharmacist. There have been cases…

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Dirty, dangerous, and destitute. This was New York City in the 1970s.

Posted June 24th, 2009  by Charles ·  No Comments

Dirty, dangerous, and destitute. This is Mexico in the 2000’s. Right? I remember hearing about that very dirty, dangerous, destitute city back in the mid-70’s. I heard about the garbage piling up due to the collectors strike, the notorious muggings, the sleazy subways, the horrific traffic conditions, the oppressive muggy summers, the unethical taxi cab…

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Mail-In Traffic Tickets

Posted January 2nd, 2009  by Charles ·  Comments Disabled

bilingual mail in tickets from Rosarito are the new way of curbing police bribes of tourists. Mayor Hugo Torres is taking this very seriously and willing to “roll out the red carpet for tourists”.

Filed Under: Politics and CrimeRosarito