Tijuana – as Diverse as it Gets

I go to Tijuana often with my 17-year-old son, where he does some volunteer work at a school. We always make a point of finding a new place to eat…usually at a taco stand. TJ is an incredible mix of people from all over Mexico and the variety of food c0vers cuisines from everywhere. Now […]

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Michoacán, with More and Better Roads

Morelia, Michoacán, 10 July 2012.- President Calderón inaugurated the road pass at the exit to Quiroga. The president declared that 130,000 vehicles will use the road pass every day and that traveling on a more comfortable, safer highway will reduce their traveling time by 20 minutes. Construction of this road work will benefit traffic from […]

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Todos Santos, Baja Sur

Welcome to the Hotel California…in Todos Santos. Actually, Don Henley of The Eagles says the hotel in Mexico was not the inspiration for the song, but it sure feels like it when you are there. This was especially true when I first stayed there about 20 years ago and the old hotel was pretty beaten […]

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The Race Is Tightening

Read this NY Times article  about the current state of Mexico’s politics and why the election next week of a new president is so important. An invigorated and engaged youth movement may well determine who prevails in a race that had seemed sure to be won by PRI candidate Enrique Pena Nieto.  http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/24/opinion/sunday/mexican-democracys-lost-years.html?pagewanted=all  

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Calderon Cancels Project in Cabo Pulmo

Mexico City, 15 January 2012.- Earlier today, President Calderón announced the cancellation of the Cabo Cortés Project in Cabo Pulmo. Cabo Pulmo, in the Sea of Cortés in Baja California, is the only coral reef in the Gulf of California. An incomparable part of Mexico’s natural heritage, it is one of the reefs with the […]

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It is Still the Place to Party for College Kids

I’ve been going to Mexico for Spring Break since I was in high school. Back then it was to San Felipe and Ensenada, and although it was a long time ago, they were some of the best times of my life. It’s good to see that the tradition survives. http://mexicotoday.org/article/mexico-remains-top-spring-break-location

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On the whole, you are safer in Mexico

“Cancun and Puerto Vallarta have far fewer murders than Orlando, home of Walt Disney World. Texans are twice as safe in Mexico, and three times safer than in Houston. According to CNN, violence in Ciudad Juarez dropped by 45 percent in 2011, and the first six weeks of 2012 saw an additional 57% drop, per […]

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T20 Summit in Cancun

The T20 Summit took place in Cancun recently as a place nations of the G-20 to share views about tourism. My friend and colleague, Lisa Coleman, attended and has raved about the event. Robert Redford was there as a speaker, as was the world’s richest man, Mexico’s Carlos Slim. Mexico tourism is making a great […]

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The Triple Crown

This is a great story about Mexico jockey Mario Gutierrez. http://mexicotoday.org/article/mario-gutierrez-looks-keep-triple-crown-hopes-alive-preakness-stakes

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Treasures of the Southern Baja

By Lisa Coleman The 880-mile long Baja Peninsula is divided into two Mexican states – Baja California Norte (north) and Baja California Sur (south). On one side of the Baja is, of course, the Pacific Ocean, and on the other lies the magnificent Sea of Cortez. Until the early 1970’s, the secrets of the southern […]

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