What do you need to buy a car in Mexico?

This month I will be writing an article less about tech and more about transportation in Manzanillo. For the past seven years we have taxied, bussed, and walked around Manzanillo. The walking was beneficial to our health but limited where...
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History’s Mystery

History’s Mystery

By Kirby Vickery from the December 2015 Edition As a master’s student I selected a class in short story primarily because it was in those days that I discovered an interest in writing. In keeping with my goal of a complete...
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A Treasure Ship Sinks Off Manzanillo

A Treasure Ship Sinks Off Manzanillo

By Ken Waldie from the December 2015 Edition On July 21, 1862, the SS Golden Gate, a jewel of the Pacific Mail Steam Ship Company, began her scheduled run, from San Francisco to Panama, with 338 passengers, mail, cargo and a...
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At the Movies – Spectre

At the Movies – Spectre

By Suzanne A. Marshall from the December 2015 Edition Starring: Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Lea Seydoux Director: Sam Mendes “A cryptic message from Bond’s past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While ‘M’ battlepolitical ...
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At the Movies – Bride of Spies

At the Movies – Bride of Spies

By Suzanne A. Marshall from the December 2015 Edition Starring: Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Alan Alda Director: Steven Spielberg “During the Cold War, an American lawyer is recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy in court, and then help the CIA...
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Christmas celebrations in Mexico

Christmas celebrations in Mexico

From the December 2015 Edition As we have become a global community, Christmas traditions have also become globalized. Mexico’s Christmas celebrations and the history of Mexican Christmas, known as Navidad, are no exception. Like most aspects of Mexico’s ...
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Mexican Christmas Specialities

Mexican Christmas Specialities

From the December 2015 Edition Chimayo Cocktails – Chilled or Steaming www.mexconnect.com You can make these ahead of time and refrigerate. The apple cider used in this authentic but little-known Mexican cocktail makes it perfect for Noche Buena. This r...
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Balancing Risk and Return in Saving for Retirement

Balancing Risk and Return in Saving for Retirement

By Yann Kostic from the December 2015 Edition Investing always necessitates balancing risk and return, and that challenge becomes even greater as you near retirement: you have to invest aggressively enough to build a nest egg that can support you for...
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Like a dog with a bone, the news media won’t let a story drop!

Like a dog with a bone, the news media won’t let a story drop!

By Señior Tech from the December 2015 Edition Is it my imagination? Have you noticed how television and radio news report on a story. They focus on a story until a more glamorous or more sensational story comes along? The new...
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I planted roots in Mexico – Red Flag Bush

I planted roots in Mexico – Red Flag Bush

By Tommy Clarkson from the December 2015 Edition Red Flag Bush, Mussaenda Erythrophylla Family: Rubiaceae (Also known as: Lady Flowers, Ashanti Blood Plant, Tropical Dogwood, Red Velvet Mussaenda, Prophet’s Tears or Virgin Tree) From the outset, I admit...
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