Your Opinion of What it’s Like to Live in Mexico

The Mazatlan Messenger is proud to be a co-sponsor of a research study of expats living in Mexico being conducted by Best Places in the World to Retire starting today.  To participate, you must be living in Mexico full time or part time. If you participate you will be entered into a drawing for some

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Mazatlan & The Quality of Life index…

GCE is an independent strategic communication Agency that conducts an annual survey titled “The Best Cities to Live in Mexico”.  For the 2016 edition, 30,400 phone surveys were conducted in 76 towns and evaluations were divided into three Sections: Quality of Life, Quality of city services, and Government performance based on public perception. Quality Life Index compares well-being across

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Our Beloved Malecón de Mazatlán

  ©Dianne Hofner Saphiere, VidaMaz.com We all love the malecón, Mazatlán’s oceanside promenade. While our fair city loves Guinness Book records and brags about the “best” or “second best” of so many things, I rarely see anyone claiming that our gorgeous malecón is the world’s largest. Do you know of any other that’s longer? No, it’s

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Cucapá beers & Trump’s t-shirts

It’s amazing that we can have a party paid for by Donald Trump!” said Leticia Villanueva as she enjoyed a free beer in a Mexico City party, which was unwittingly paid for by Donald Trump supporters who had bought a trick t-shirt. An artisanal brewery in Baja California designed t-shirts bearing a Trump’s picture and the

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Love Dancing? What about Liquid Lead…

Tango, waltz, foxtrot … these classic ballroom dances quietly perpetuate an outdated idea: that the man always leads and the woman always follows. That’s an idea worth changing, say Trevor Copp and Jeff Fox, as they demonstrate their “Liquid Lead” dance technique along with fellow dancer Alida Esmail. Watch as Copp and Fox captivate and

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Former Ambassador to Mexico discusses Importance Of US-Mexico Relationship. (video)

Former Ambassador to Mexico Anthony Wayne discusses the latest statements from Donald Trump stating that Mexico will pay for a wall.

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Mexican Foreign Minister: Mexico Paying for Trump Wall ‘Absurd’ (video)

Mexico’s top diplomat in the U.S., Claudia Ruiz Massieu, discusses Donald Trump and the U.S.-Mexico relationship.

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Inside the Mexican Teachers’ Struggle (video)

What’s at stake? Only Mexico’s education system and the jobs of thousands of teachers.

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US, Mexico & walls (video)

John Ackerman, professor, columnist and the Mexican Law Review’s editor-in-chief, discusses the economic relationship between Mexico and the United States.

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Mexico parents angry at striking teachers (video)

Parents in Mexico’s second biggest city Qaxaca are furious at an ongoing teacher strike.

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Deadly lessons: Mexico’s battle over education (video)

Will Mexico’s deadly battle over education standards leave students better or worse off?

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Journalist says Mexican gov’t guilty of 5 massacres in 2 yrs (video)

Mexican Federal Police responded with military force to a peaceful teachers’ protest of neoliberal education reforms, leading to at least eight deaths.

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What Mexicans think of Trump’s wall (video)

With Donald Trump now having secured the support of enough Republican delegates to win the party’s nomination for the US presidency all eyes are now on his policies.

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Mexico’s disappeared: Searching for the Ayotzinapa students (video)

Conflicting findings cast doubt over what happened to the 43 missing Ayotzinapa students.

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The Impact of Violence on Mexico’s Economy (video)

Mexico Institute Global Fellow, Viridiana Rios is studying the impact of violence on Mexico’s economy and has come to some surprising conclusions.

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