Monthly Archives: May 2014

Mexican Advances in Engineering

May 23, 2014 What’s your favorite? 20 Mexican Engineering Inventions *     *     *     * Feel free to copy while giving proper attribution: YucaLandia/Surviving Yucatan. © Steven M. Fry Read-on MacDuff . . .

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IRS Webinar on FBAR On-line e-Reporting of Foreign Financial Accounts

May 29, 2014 Questions about The IRS’s new online FBAR system? Check out: Internal Revenue Service Webinar on Reporting of Foreign Financial Accounts on the Electronic FBAR, Wednesday, June 4, 2014. For written information see: IRS Reminds Those with Foreign … Continue reading

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IRS – FATCA Reaches Out and Touches in Unexpected Ways

May 26, 2014 In an unexpected twist, many US citizens living abroad may be required to file W-9’s, even it they are FULLY EXEMPT from FATCA. US citizens living abroad with some foreign Bank accounts, some foreign brokerage accounts, and … Continue reading

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Best Night Ever (?) for Shooting Stars – or at least the best of 2014 (?)

May 23, 2014 Passengers on planet earth will be traveling through “a gargantuan field of space dirt” tonight – is supposed to give us a madrugada show as the Camelopardalids debris burns up in earth’s atmosphere. Find a nice dark … Continue reading

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Ongoing Problems with PEMEX Gasoline

May 23, 2014 Has your Yucatecan car been running a little pooch-ey this past month? Magna gasoline has caused problems for many Merida cars this past month, as over 2,000 PROFECO complaints have been filed over Magna ruining fuel pumps … Continue reading

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10 Things Mexico Does Better

May 22, 2014 Fun stuff from around the web for those starved for news and features about Mexico: 10 things Mexico does better than anywhere else What’s your favorite? *     *     *     *     * … Continue reading

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New Tactics for Yucatan in the “Dengue Battle”

Updated May 21, 2014 The Diario de Yucatan chronicles the latest efforts by Yucatecan health authorities to combat Dengue:  Using Specialized Bacteria to Sterilize Mosquitoes. Nueva técnica para esterilizar al mosquito transmisor En junio se daría un paso clave para … Continue reading

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