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Keyless Entry … means Easy-to-Steal

August 9, 2019  Gone in 30 seconds … Love your ‘keyless entry’ modern car? Know that they’re hacked more easily than US voting machines. ~      “… motor theft insurance claim payouts hit their highest level in seven years … Continue reading

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Mexico’s New 10 Digit Simplified Phone Dialing

August 3, 2019 As of August 3’rd, 2019 … Mexico simplifies telephone dialing: Effective August 3, 2019, there will be no more special rules needed to to dial long distance nor between or to cell phones. Mexican phone dialing will … Continue reading

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August 5, 2019 Minors Traveling Abroad out of Mexico? If you want to avoid hassles, consider checking-out the Mex. Govt’s … “Formato SAM” … ~before~ going to the airport. You can fill it out on-line first … and then take … Continue reading

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Mexico’s Immigration System Continues to Improve Ex-pat Services

August 3, 2019  Update Ever since all the very good Nov. 2012 Immigration policy changes, Mexico’s immigration system just keeps getting better & better. Consider how we foreigners-in-Mexico now do our “Change of Address” process: …  The Change of Address … Continue reading

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PEMEX Guys Come Up with New Scam

Imagine that you briefly see that the helpful Pemex attendants have pumped $720 pesos of gasoline (as momentarily shown on the pump’s display) ,  yet now ,  the pump’s display now shows:  $920 pesos …. the YES, they zeroed the … Continue reading

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Mexico’s Curious Rules for Listing Prices

July 8, 2019 There’s been a recent kerfluffle on our local “Expats in Yucatan” FB group, with many grazing-gringos writing angry (confused) comments over a supposed ‘cheating’ restaurant bill that offers some fun insights into Mexico & how gringos react. … Continue reading

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Dangerously Venomous Snakes of Yucatan State (3)

June 24, 2019 Fortunately … up here in the north-west part of the Yucatan peninsula, aka Yucatan State, we have very few venomous snakes that are dangerous to humans … just three (3) kinds. . “Amphibians and Reptiles of Northern … Continue reading

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