Monthly Archives: July 2014

Consulate Requirements for Residente Permanente or Temporal Card Lost Abroad

July 30, 2014 This article lists the official INM requirements for applying for a temporary entrance visa at a Mexican Consulate (to return to Mexico legally), in case of a lost, stolen, or destroyed Residente Permanente card or Residente Temporal … Continue reading

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Prohibited Items for Importation by Shipping into Mexico

July 29, 2014 Estafeta, a good common carrier in Mexico, lists the following items prohibited for shipping by common carrier into Mexico, and this post also contains a separate list of items prohibited for shipping within Mexico: “Artículos prohibidos para … Continue reading

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How to Move Money from the USA to Mexico: Checks, Wire Transfers, ATMs

July 15, 2014 Cashing US checks at Mexican banks, transferring money into Mexico, and avoiding big ATM fees has definitely become more difficult since the US Govt’s July 1 FATCA new rule additions. Some banks and financial institutions are now … Continue reading

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What if it’s not … about politics … nor about ideas?

July 9, 2014 Are “Traditionalists” different from “Conservatives”? Identical twin and fraternal twin studies show: Obedience to Traditional Authority*: … “authoritarianism, religiousness and conservatism”, called the “traditional moral values triad”, are “substantially influenced by genetic factors” according to 2 different … Continue reading

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A knock at the door…

July 7, 2014 It always starts out so innocently, with only the best intentions: LSHIDMTASMB …Laughing so hard I dropped my taco AND spilled my beer! Like the mouser-cat that must show all trophies before eating them, I drug this … Continue reading

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Just what are we doing here…

July 6, 2014 Just what are we doing here? … in blogs,  on webforums,  … on facebook or twitterr? Have you considered that writing is “cognitively unnatural”? (Steven Pinker)    “For almost all human existence, nobody wrote anything; even after that, … Continue reading

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Useful Mexican Websites : A Starting Point

Nov. 10, 2014 Update Want to import your Mexican car into the USA?  Here’s the CBP link that describes the hows and whys:,-car-or-motorcycle-in-the-u.s.-with August 30, 2014 Update Items prohibited for shipping into Mexico and items prohibited for shipping inside … Continue reading

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Driving across Mexico: 1935 Road Trip Video

July 17, 2014 The first 3 minutes were added by the “grandson” who has clearly watched way-too-much  American Pickers or Pawn Stars,  but the grandfather’s other 27 minutes are . . . * * * * Feel free to … Continue reading

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