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COVID Updates on Vaccination, Boosting, Long COVID for Even Mild Cases, and Best COVID Treatments

July 29, 2022 COVID Updates:It has been a very busy past 3 days in COVID scientific news reporting, with no less than 5 critical updates. Summary: ~ As many as 1 in 5 Americans are now experiencing long COVID, as … Continue reading

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COVID Cases Spiking: Vaccines & Boosters ~ Prior COVID Infections Give Almost NO Protection from Hospitalization from the USA’s New COVID BA.5 Variant

July 17, 2022 COVID Update for Yucatan, Mexico:The latest COVID wave may have peaked in Yucatan. After 12 prior consecutive weeks of significantly increasing Omicron 2.12.1 COVID cases, last week’s PCR confirmed COVID cases across Yucatan finally stabilized at 4160 … Continue reading

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Yucatan’s COVID Cases Growing to Troubling Levels: Fourth Wave – Omicron BA.2+

June 20, 2022 COVID Update:We are now in our 9’th consecutive week of increasing Omicron COVID cases, with an 83% increase the past week in Yucatan, which adds to the 75% increase a week ago, which added to a 75% … Continue reading

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Sid Hollander: Yucatan’s Loss, Heaven’s Gain

May 28, 2022:Yucatan lost one of its brightest lights yesterday, with the passing of Sidney Hollander. Our world of expats here is now a bit poorer, somewhat less entertaining, and a whole lot less colorful. Sid was a good friend, … Continue reading

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Mexico’s Three New Requirements for Mexicans over Age 18 & Foreign Residents to Register with SAT

May 9, 2022 UpdateThe Tax Administration Service (SAT) reported yesterday that the entry into force of the Digital Tax Receipt by Internet (CFDI) 4.0 will be on January 1, 2023, instead of July 1, 2022. This means we will continue … Continue reading

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Yucatan’s COVID Cases Back at ‘Normal’ Levels

March 6, 2022 Update:“Green” is go, as our COVID casecase numbers fall back to just 404 official new COVID cases last week. Historically, typical low weeks of COVID cases since May, 2020 have fallen to around 400 confirmed cases a … Continue reading

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Feb 27, 2022 COVID Cases Falling, Hospitalizations Down, Deaths Down

Feb 27, 2022 Update:Despite the politician’s “Green” rating for COVID in Yucatan, our COVID case numbers, hospitalizations & COVID deaths are still a problem.Feb 27, 2022 Update: Though much improved, Yucatan’s COVID numbers still tell a troubling story, currently ending … Continue reading

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The Truth About Us … and Where We Came From

Feb 21, 2022: The Truth About Us and Where We Came From Just a catchy title? The last 10 yrs of tons of the latest genome research of ancient DNA from across Europe & Asia has blown the long-closed doors … Continue reading

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Mexican Income-Pension Requirements for Residente Visas

Feb 20, 2022:Questions have been popping up on gringo forums about how the 2022 “personal fiscal solvency” requirements have increased by roughly 20% for 2022, for foreigners applying for Residente visas to come to Mexico. That means it’s time to … Continue reading

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Yucatan Opens COVID Vaccinations to All Adults

Feb 14, 2022:Yucatan State offers us all a special Valentine. All adults are now invited to come in and get vaccinated or boosted, regardless of whether we have previously not been or have been vaccinated. Because study after study are … Continue reading

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Feb 20, 2022 COVID Update for Yucatan: COVID Cases Still High ~ but Continuing to Fall

Feb 20, 2022 Update:Yucatan’s COVID numbers still tell quite a troubling story, currently ending with a too high 2,052 confirmed COVID cases this past week … This is improved from the awful 3,283 the previous week, but last weeks 2,052 … Continue reading

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Want Facts? Get Better Search Engine Results Now

Feb. 1, 2022 Tired of wasting time on hokey less-than-factual information? How many other people have found that the quality of Google searches gets worse every year since 2010, as Google promotes more & more links that get them $$ … Continue reading

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Feb 6, 2022 COVID Update for Yucatan – COVID Cases Still At Record Levels

Feb 6, 2022 Update:6,398 COVID Cases reported this past week in Yucatan, so we are still experiencing the 2’nd worst week of COVID ever. Fortunately, this was the first decrease in weekly cases for the past 6 previous weeks of … Continue reading

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January 2022 COVID Update for Yucatan

Jan 23, 2022 84, then 481, then 1,463, then 2,952, and now 5,478 …* Next: 1 out of 31** … Finally, What to do about the worst spike ever.*** *That’s the sequence of WEEKLY official Yucatan Govt. confirmed COVID cases, … Continue reading

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Yucatan COVID Updates for the 2022 New Year

Jan 2, 2022 I’m writing this morning’s report with a bit of sadness, because COVID cases are spiking up again in Merida & Yucatan, as a result of all the snow-birds returning and the recent Christmas season …  +plus a … Continue reading

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Omicron COVID Updates

Dec 12, 2021 With all the breaking COVID news that’s been announced this past week, it’s been challenging to keep track of how to best keep ourselves, families & friends safe from COVID, especially as the Omicron variant is exploding … Continue reading

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USA’s New COVID Policies for People Flying Into the USA from Foreign Countries

Nov 8, 2021 Hopefully all people flying into the USA are both fully vaccinated** and carrying US approved proof of COVID vaccinations. If not, know that the rules have changed for people unable to prove COVID vaccinations, shortening the time … Continue reading

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New Certified CURP Document for Mexico

Oct. 27, 2021” CURP Certificada” There’s a new document (shown below) for pretty much everyone in Mexico, (except tourists). This new CURP is also for foreigners who have interactions & activities with our Mexican govt, including INM. This new Certified … Continue reading

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Foreigners Must Carry Their INM Visas When Travelling Inside Mexico

Oct 1, 2021 The Mexican Government has always required foreigners to carry their Residente visa cards (Residente Temporal or Residente Permanente cards) when traveling around Mexico, while foreign visitor-tourists carry both their passports and their Visitante Visa (the half of … Continue reading

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USA Passport Renewal by Mail in Mexico

Sept. 30, 2021 Eligible applicants resident in Mexico now may apply to renew their U.S. passport book by mail. Note that renewing passport cards requires scheduling an appointment or using walk-in service where available. https://mx.usembassy.gov/passports/u-s-passport-renewal-by-mail/?fbclid=IwAR2O9cJIHswFY9eXjhVGX_EOLaa99pMdGkasvqS_scYeQwOWctlKRPBvFX4 ~ ” 1. Application Complete this … Continue reading

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