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Yucatan Peninsula loses power due to rolling blackouts

May 25, 2017 Here’s a video of the initial source~cause of yesterday’s Yucatan Peninsula blackout. Those explosions & fires then triggered lots of other subsequent fires & explosions downstream at local substations across Yucatan. .  

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Mosquito Abatement Time

May 25, 2017 … Mosquito abatement time! … Let’s nip Dengue, Chikungunya & Zika in the bud. After a long dry spell, all those carefully-deposited Aedes Aegypti eggs are now re-hydrated, hatching, and can become free-flying adults …. in just … Continue reading

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US Travel ID Rules Changing for both Passports & Drivers Licenses

April 26, 2017 The USA’s 2005 REAL ID Act is being implemented now, and will be coming into full force in January 2018. The core of the US REAL ID Act set federal security new standards for state driver’s licenses … Continue reading

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Vehicle Registration & License Plate Renewals Now Offered in Progreso, Yucatan

April 20, 2017: The SSP government office in Progreso now offers a wide range of new & used vehicle services: ~ Renew – Change your license plates ~ Change ownership and registration ~ Pay tenencias Location: Calle 37 X 74 … Continue reading

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Updated Antiparasitic Treatment Rules for Pets Entering Mexico

Originally posted on Surviving Yucatan:
February 10, 2017 Public Service Announcement: Our helpful readers continue to update us all on what rule enforcement changes are taking place around Mexico. “New Enforcement of Regulation re: Bringing Dogs into Mexico via Air…

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Is Your PEMEX Station Pumping the Correct Amounts of Gasoline ?

March 4, 2017 Public Service Announcement: Want to know whether your favorite PEMEX station is delivering the amount of gasoline or LP you are paying for? …  Check out this map …. e.g.  zoom in ~keeping Merida in the center … Continue reading

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Things that happen when we’re bored

February 16, 2017 Affect ~  A verb: “The cold weather really affects me.” Effect ~ A noun: “Dry coughs are one effect of cold weather .” Ensure – To make sure, like a guarantee Insure – Always used as insurance … Continue reading

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