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Lost or Expired US Passport … Apply for an Emergency US Passport

June 13, 2018 Have you just lost your US passport while traveling … or discovered that your passport expired during your travels? Don’t panic. Go to your nearest US Consulate. Fortunately, they are great about quickly issuing temporary passports, that … Continue reading

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‘New’ Mexico Visa Application Form (in English) Issued by SRE-Consulates

June 13, 2018 The Mexican SRE Ministry (including Consulates) has issued a new .pdf form in English for people applying for visas to complete & submit when applying for a visa to come to Mexico: https://consulmex.sre.gob.mx/houston/images/visaing.pdf Notice that the form … Continue reading

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Quintana Roo Tourist’s First 2 Minor Traffic Offenses are “On the House”

May 18, 2018 Yucalandia staff enjoy tracking various tidbits on expat forums from around Mexico, and this somewhat-older item from TripAdvisor caught our eye: “El reglamento de transito estatal (de Quintana Roo) establece: CAPITULO XVII APOYO AL TURISTA. Artículo 241. … Continue reading

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April 2018 Update to Mexico’s Naturalized Citizenship Exam Requirements

April 26, 2018 Update As reported by Yucalandia on Jan 12, (Jan. 2018 Update to Mexico’s Naturalized Citizenship Exam Requirements) …  SRE has changed their requirements & policies for getting Naturalized Citizenship, by replacing their previous 5 multiple choice ‘Mexican History … Continue reading

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Time to Arrive Early for International Flights ~ Merida, Mexico

Merida Airport News Updates for International Flyers: March 10, 2018 Time to arrive at Merida’s airport (MID) ~ MORE ~ than an hour before flight departure times !   Due to US HOMELAND SECURITY ~ TSA REQUIREMENTS … our Merida … Continue reading

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Jan. 2018 Update to Mexico’s Naturalized Citizenship Exam Requirements

Jan 29, 2018 Update Note … New exam questions are listed in the current updated version of this post at:  https://yucalandia.com/2018/04/26/april-2018-update-to-mexicos-naturalized-citizenship-exam-requirements/ As reported by Yucalandia on Jan 12, ( https://yucalandia.com/answers-to-common-questions/mexican-citizenship-test-with-answers/ ) …  SRE has changed their requirements & policies for … Continue reading

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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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