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2020 Reopening Schedule for Yucatan Attractions

Sept 11, 2020 Here’s a schedule of re-openings of some of Yucatan’s best attractions:

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Yucatan’s 2020 Special License Plate Replacement Schedule

Sept 11, 2020 Due to COVID challenges, Yucatan State has issued completely new rules on how to replace and when to replace our vehicle license plates. Here’s a table describing the current new plan: See the Yucatan State’s webpage for … Continue reading

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Voting Abroad … Instructions from the US Consul in Merida, Mexico

Aug 25, 2020 Our US Consul in Merida has announced that the US Consulate is accepting our ballots, in fully-stamped, addressed envelopes between 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM of any work day. plus she includes information for any US citizen … Continue reading

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State of Yucatan’s mid-August COVID Rules

Aug 20, 2020 Here are Yucatan State’s hours of operation for essential & non-essential businesses: Essential businesses:  Monday to Sunday – continue regular hours Professional Services and Government offices: 9 am – 5 pm Monday to Friday Construction:   7am – … Continue reading

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Mexican Public School Education Showings on TV

a href=”https://yucalandia.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/virg_med001.jpg”>Aug 19, 2020 Want to learn Spanish … watching Pre-escolar TV ?? 😉 Mexican Public Education will be broadcast on over-the-air TV channels for 2020 School Year – Starting Monday, August 24: SEP (Education Secretary) has arranged for three … Continue reading

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COVID-19 … Scientific Proofs of How to Beat COVID, Now

August 13, 2020 The latest research confirms what Aerosol Scientists have known for years … 30% to 60% leakage of the nastiest COVID fine aerosols …. for poorly-fit masks – even when it’s a medical–grade mask. ” Fitted filtration procedures … Continue reading

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INM no longer approving Visitante Visa extensions for USA & Canada citizens

Some people on Facebook are complaining that the US rules supposedly restrict travel for gringos returning home to the USA.   Fortunately, they are wrong. 😉 Here’s the official word from the US Govt, June 21, 2020: ” US citizens are … Continue reading

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Chaac … Chaacob .. Maalobi ! … Let it Rain !

June 2, 2020 .. Chaac  … strikes the clouds with his lightning-ax !! … = = = = **The Chaacs … “Chaacob” … make it rain … and rain … and rain … and … Yes … There were actually … Continue reading

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Flying During the COVID Crisis … Practical Ways to Minimize Risks

May 26, 2020 We’ve had 4 different people request advice on how to minimize COVID-19 risks when flying,    So, we did a bit of research about what scientific reports report on how to best reduce risks … including studies … Continue reading

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COVID-19 … The Hidden Risks … aka: Why We need Superb Medical-Grade Masks.

May 13, 2020 COVID-19 Public Health Notice: A few thoughts for all the people using ordinary cloth masks … and even N95 masks.** Remember … The bacteria & fungi have a big banquet, feasting on the dead skin, greasy gunky … Continue reading

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Latest COVID-19 Updates … Practical Solutions to Get our Lives Back on Track

May 10, 2020 One of the peculiar benefits of a crisis is that our very talented scientific community springs into action, doing fine research in very short times. This report includes the best of recent research, blended with the last … Continue reading

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Don’t Mark Your Calendars … Don’t Look to the Heavens …. You ~Won’t~ see a Truly Occult Event …

April 18, 2020 SATURDAY … in the park … MAY 16 … 2020 Mark your calendars for a really fun event … to  enjoy … as millions of people will be out looking into  sky..    trying to see … … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Risk Updates … and Solutions for Getting Back to Work

Here’s a fun graphic that shows just what scientists know…. versus so many people’s ~wonderfully creative~ imaginations: Notice how VERY DIFFERENT our typical immune system responses CHANGE with age. Notice  … whom we need to protect … and why. Science … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Causing Serious Strokes in Young People with NO Prior Stroke Risk

April 29, 2020 In advance of a New England Journal of Medicine publication … NPR is reporting …  ~ 7X higher rates of stroke for young people between ages 30 – 40 ~ . The doctors of NY CIty’s Cedars … Continue reading

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WHO Studies Show We get NO Significant Immunity to COVID-19

April 27, 2020 ” The UN World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that there is currently   no evidence    that people who have recovered from COVID-19 and have antibodies are protected from a second infection. “ When getting an disease … Continue reading

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Map of COVID-19 Cases Around Merida

April 27, 2020 What do you think? To us,  it looks like a map of who is moving around … and who travels. Affluent people in North Merida … and Gringos in the Gulch (Santiago – Santana) … fit the … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Increased Rates of Death for At-Risk Individuals … (for Elderlies, Diabetics, et al)

April 26, 2020 Consider reality     versus    the claims of  so many non-scientific posters,   non-scientists     falsely insisting    … on FB, social media, and other platforms,  that  “… COVID-19   is   ~magically~  no worse than  Flu … “ Reality … Continue reading

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Merida: Some Periferico Exits Closed for COVID-19

Here’s a map of the entrances/exits on Periferico that are open (blue) … or closed (red)

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Just 1 (2 or 3) Person per Car in Yucatan** – and Other New COVID-19 Measures

April 23, 2020 Public Service Announcement: My Yucatecan wife explains that the local Yucatan news programs announced last night that: … For typical people, ONLY one person per car will be allowed to travel on Yucatan’s roads due to the … Continue reading

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CFE’s COVID19 Emergency Electricity Rate Changes

April 19, 2020 Per an April 17’th CFE & Federal Govt. of Mexico announcement: “Se estima necesario que durante el período que se mantenga vigente la declaratoria de emergencia sanitaria por causa de fuerza mayor genera por el virus SARS-CoV2 … Continue reading

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