Monthly Archives: December 2014

2015 INM Immigration Fees for Mexico

Dec. 30, 2014 Jan. 2015 Update for INM Fees Note that SEGOB/INM has announced new slightly higher fees for 2016: https://yucalandia.com/2016/06/22/inm-2016-visa-fees-for-mexico/ Previous announcement: INM has announced their 2015 fees, per the latest updates in the DOF: http://www.dof.gob.mx/nota_detalle.php?codigo=5377721&fecha=30/12/2014 Residente Temporal Visa … Continue reading

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Update for Mexico Customs Vehicle / Car Import Rules

Dec. 18, 2014 Jan. 2015 Update for Rules on Vehicle/Car Imports SAT/Aduana has announced their latest rules for permanently importing cars and non-dually pickup trucks into Mexico.  The rules take effect on Jan. 1, 2015, and are described in the … Continue reading

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Mexico – Aduana’s New Rules for Temporary Importation of Vehicles

Dec. 15, 2014 New SAT/Aduana Manual for Temporary Importation of Vehicles SAT recently released the latest version of their Vehicle Importation Manual.   The new manual can be found here: http://www.sat.gob.mx/informacion_fiscal/normatividad/Documents/manual_importacion_vehiculos.pdf This post highlights some of the most important changes for … Continue reading

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Howler Monkeys of Calakmul

Dec. 5, 2014 Howler Monkeys gone Wild Calakmul world heritage site Maya ruins and Biosfera reserve treated Yucatan Bill,  me, and about 20 totally clueless tourists to a battle royale for dominance of a 12 member Howler Monkey pack. We … Continue reading

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It’s baaack: Holiday Season in Merida

Dec. 5, 2014 It’s that time of year, again: 1. Time to pay aguinaldos (the pay from a 15 day period => 15 day Aguinaldo x (# days worked per year/365)  x  $$ what you pay them per day). For … Continue reading

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Ordinary Mexicans Explain What has Happened, and Why

Dec. 1, 2014 http://aristeguinoticias.com/2911/mexico/artistas-si-el-gobierno-no-puede-cumplir-que-renuncie-video/ *                *                 *                * Feel free to copy while giving proper attribution: YucaLandia/Surviving Yucatan. ©Steven M. Fry Read-on MacDuff . . .

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Will Oil Prices Continue to Fall…? Effects on Mexico?

Dec. 1, 2014 Just what is going on with falling oil prices, and how will it affect Mexico and expats living in Mexico? Just who is producing oil – and how much?  …  Who are the players? Just which players … Continue reading

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