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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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Significant Problems with Egg-Based Flu Vaccine Shots

October 27, 2017 Public Service Announcement: We now know why some flu vaccinations have not been working at all, against the important H3N2 Flu virus. ** http://outbreaknewstoday.com/flu-vaccines-egg-based-vaccine-production-causing-problems-93745/ By using eggs, the H3N2 subtype mutates a key viral protein to bind … Continue reading

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Most of Mexico Changes Back from Daylight Savings Time

October 27, 2017 It’s time again to turn back the clocks in Mexico, this coming Sunday AM Oct. 29, 2017. The U.S. will wait another week … so TV schedules for people watching the World Series & other USA or … Continue reading

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Peninsular CFE Announces New Lower Residential Energy Costs for Merida, Yucatan

October 17, 2017 The Diario de Yucatan just announced that our “Peninsular” office of CFE has changed Merida & its comisarios from the more expensive Tarifa Zone C, down to the cheaper Tarifa Zone D. Sorry … This does not … Continue reading

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