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Foreigners for Owning Property: Yucatan’s 50 km Exclusion Zone

Feb 11, 2020 For people considering where to buy property, and in what areas of Yucatan State foreigners can buy property  without a Fideicomiso (real estate trust) … Notice that to get outside of Mexico’s 50 km Exclusion Zone limit … Continue reading

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Europe – Schengen Zone Requiring Approval to Enter in 2021

Feb. 3, 2020 As of this moment …  there are 60 countries whose citizens will be required to obtain an “ETIAS travel authorization” before entering the Schengen Zone** in 2021.      Notice that the ETIAS-countries include USA, Canada & … Continue reading

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Update on Foreigners Using Repeated “Tourist visas” To Stay in Mexico

Jan. 27, 2020 This report is a heads-up to all the people who have been staying in Mexico by using a succession of 180 day Visitante visas … aka “tourist” visas.  Since the Nov. 2012 publication of the Reglamentos (Regulations) … Continue reading

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GI Problems: Parasites, Bacteria & Fungi … What to do?

Jan. 19, 2020 A good friend just forwarded the following issue(s)  … and question(s) on Facebook: “Do you have experience with parasites? I lived in Mexico for over a year recently with no health issues. Unfortunately I had to return … Continue reading

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Getting License Plates & Registration ~ Yucatan Style ~

Jan. 18, 2020 It’s time to get new license plates & registration papers for all vehicles in Yucatan state.  This year,  you go in during an assigned month, based on your current license plate number, per this table: . . … Continue reading

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Simple Home Testing of Your Tap Water

Jan. 16, 2020 Public Service Announcement: We just got a request for some simple-but-proven ways to test the general water quality of your Merida City (JAPAY) water … or any chlorinated city water …. to determine if there is very … Continue reading

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Parts of Yucatan’s New “Ban” on Single Use Plastic Bags & Straws Start Jan. 1, 2020

Jan. 1, 2020 The State of Yucatan begins the first stage (of 3 stages) of it’s gradual ban on single-use plastic bags & straws ….   So … People often imagine that the “Yucatan BANS Plastic Bags Starting Jan.1, 2020”  is … Continue reading

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