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Mexico Celebrating 200 Years, Oaxaca State

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Televisa’s Bicentennial promo of Oaxaca, one of my favorite states in Mexico. Again with the animals…

Mexico Celebrating 200 Years, Another State

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

Veracruz this time around…

Mexico Celebrating, State by State, again

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010
Following yesterday's Chiapas video, here is Saltillo...desert country.

Mexico Celebrating, State by State

Monday, September 13th, 2010
A fellow Mexico City blogger has been highlighting a series of videos appearing on Mexican tv that celebrate each of its 32 states as it gears up for the 200th anniversary of its independence. The videos are stunning, if ... [Continue reading this entry]

Clinton vs Obama on Mexico

Friday, September 10th, 2010
An interesting split between President Obama and his Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on the problem of drug cartels in Mexico. As reported by the BBC. Barack Obama
Obama says Mexico drug crime is not as bad ... [Continue reading this entry]

Mexico’s Bicentennial

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010
Mexican flags Big party coming up all over Mexico as it celebrates 200 years of independence. Every town and city should have big events happening at city centers (often called zocalos). has a write up of ... [Continue reading this entry]

Raising Children in Mexico – A Canadian’s View

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010
[caption id="attachment_67" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="Guy\'s daughter Stella"]Baby girl[/caption] 14 months old is my little Mexican-Canadian daughter...frijolera and canucka, all rolled into one little ball of joy and smiles. My girlfriend and I are ... [Continue reading this entry]

February Highlight – Oaxaca, Mexico

Monday, February 11th, 2008
With this entry, I begin a new series that highlights individual Mexican states...all 31 of them, each with its own culture, history, and TEFL job scene. I will try to bring some of each state's history and features into focus, ... [Continue reading this entry]

The Mexican Cop on a Diet

Saturday, February 9th, 2008
Amusing tale from the BBC.. BBC

Heavyweight police officers in one Mexican city could soon be offered cash bonuses if they slim down.

A diet of fizzy drinks, tacos ... [Continue reading this entry]

Mexico Tourist Visa

Tuesday, November 27th, 2007
Passport Mexican government policy has recently changed on the issuing of  tourist visas to those coming in from the US, Canada, the UK, and many other countries.  All tourists are given the full 180-day visa ... [Continue reading this entry]