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“Catch Your Death of Cold”

Today there are well over 350 pulmonias providing open-air transportation to locals and tourists alike in Mazatlán.

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New Tax Provisions for 2014

In October of 2013 both houses of México’s Congress passed tax reform changes that go into effect January 1, 2014.

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Same-Sex Marriage in México

Although the State of Oaxaca is one of the states that specifically prohibit same-sex marriage, a few judges have granted the requests of same-sex couples to marry.

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China Poblana

If you hear a story about China Poblana different that the one I am going to tell, do not be surprised, as there seem to be a few.

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For Want of a Nail

I believe México’s current President, Enrique Peña Nieto, is wise in his attempt to change the country’s constitution to permit outside investors.

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“Plan B, C…and D”

If I ever think about going to or coming from the States other than by flying, I hope someone will give me a copy of this article.

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Are Passengers Trains in México’s Future?

In 1995 the Mexican government under President Ernesto Zedillo privatized its railroads and in 1997 terminated all passenger service.

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The World’s Ugliest Woman (Part II of II)

Mario López Valdez, the Governor of Sinaloa helped lobby to have Julia Pastrana’s remains repatriated to Mexico for burial.

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The World’s Ugliest Woman (Part I)

Although one may choose not to read an article with the headline “The World’s Ugliest Woman,” it cannot go unnoticed.

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The Guayabera

Although it may not be “official,” México, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico all recognize the Guayabera as a form of “national dress.”

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Behind the Blockade of Highway 15

The Yaqui nation of indigenous Indians have objected to the project that will draw water from the Yaquin river basin and divert it to Hermosillo.

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When COOL isn’t Cool

COOL opponents’ argued that the program costs would far outweighed the benefits and that the marketplace and consumers should drive the need for such programs.

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Carlos Romero Deschamps: An Update

There’s a peculiar practice in Mexican politics called ‘plurinominalidad’ or the ‘gifting’ of congressional seats and this is how Deschamps became a senator.

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Hernán Cortés—The Conqueror of México

In a ruthless and cunning manner and in a relatively short time period he conquered what is now known as México and claimed the land for Spain.

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México and its Wines

By the end of the 16th century the oldest surviving winery in the New World had been established; operating today as Casa Madero in the state of Coahuila.

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