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Mexican Justice System in Transition

January 6, 2018 Mexican Justice System in Transition. There appear to be some unexpected consequences to Mexico’s recent US-backed attempts to apply US protections of criminals “rights” … to the 19’th century Mexican justice system. Under the US-based system: “… … Continue reading

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Patches & Fixes for Intel, AMD & ARM Apple & Microsoft Devices

January 5, 2018 Computer security teams have discovered two separate vulnerabilities in Intel, AMD & ARM brand chips that exploit weaknesses in an essential CPU chip process when pretty much all modern computers try to anticipate what functions the user … Continue reading

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The Christmas Story … revisited.

Tis the Season … For people who enjoy scratching the surface of traditional stories, there are some interesting (yet traditional) translations & understandings of the Jesus-Mary-Joseph birth narrative that don’t necessarily fit our nostalgic memories of “The Christmas Story” … … Continue reading

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Dec. 19 Merida-INM’s Last Open Day for 2017 … Plan Ahead

December 5, 2017 It’s that time of year again ! Our INM visa-issuing offices close every year for the weeks spanning Christmas & New Years: A supervisor at our Merida INM office confirmed that December 19, 2017 is INM’s last … Continue reading

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Merida’s Next Mosquito Control “Junk Day”

November 22, 2017 Descacharrización ! Bring out your junk ! For newbies, this means you can put out your junk, crockery, plastic trash on your Merida street corner for FREE disposal … Put out your trash for pickup before Saturday … Continue reading

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Mexico City Minimum Wages ~ Salario Minimo ~ Going Up Dec. 1, 2017

November 22, 2017 Despite last month’s early higher ‘predictions’ (aka rumors), the Mexican minimum wage for Mexico is increasing to only $88.36 pesos diarios. Effective Dec. 1, 2017,  the daily salario minimo for Mexico increases just 3.9%, while inflation has … Continue reading

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2017 Holiday Season Pay Rules for Mexican Workers ~ Aguinaldos !

Nov. 21, 2017 As all the Christmas holiday chatzkies are appearing on store shelves, and as we make our holiday plans … It’s time to remember our beloved household help and employees (including muchachas y mozos). Please plan ahead to … Continue reading

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