May 2016

May 2016

In this issue: Living in Mexico A Return to Paradise – Kirby Vickery IMSS in Manzanillo – Suzanne Marshall Cinco de Mayo Planting Roots Cordyline – Tommy Clarkson Papaya – Tommy Clarkson At the Movies Zulu – Suzanne Marshall The...
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May 2014

May 2014

In this issue: Letters to the Editor Nature Planting Roots  – Cycad – Tommy Clarkson Red Tide – Suzanne Marshall Living in Mexico Cinco De Mayo – Kirby Vickery Traveling the “Wright Way: Part II” – Mark Wright Living ...
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Holding Real Estate in Your Self-Directed IRA

Holding Real Estate in Your Self-Directed IRA

By Manzanillo Sun Writer from the May 2014 Edition If you want to buy an investment property, but don’t have the cash in a non -retirement account, a recent trend has been to use your Self Directed IRA: An individual retirement account...
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TV viewing available in Manzanillo

TV viewing available in Manzanillo

By Manzanillo Sun Writer from the May 2014 Edition When visiting those lands south of the border it is surprising to find that there are actually several programmes available in English on the local cable network or on Dish TV. In Manzanillo...
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Saving Mr. Banks

Saving Mr. Banks

By Manzanillo Sun Writer from the May 2014 Edition Director: John Lee Hancock Starring: Emma Thomson, Tom Hanks, Colin Farrell, Bradley Whitford, Paul Giamatte “Inspired by the extraordinary, untold backstory of how Disney’s classic ‘Mary Poppins,’ m...
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Shopping Translations

Shopping Translations

By Manzanillo Sun Writer from the May 2014 Edition A few years ago, for the ‘Manzamigos Association’, I put together a book of translations for everyday items at the grocery store. It was very successful but because of the immense amount of...
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Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo

By Manzanillo Sun Writer from the May 2014 Edition “That’s Mexico’s national day of Independence. Right?” Well, no it isn’t really. That date is actually on the 16th of September and is called “Grito de Dolores” (“Shout of Dolores”)...
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The “Wright” Way to Travel

The “Wright” Way to Travel

By Manzanillo Sun Writer  from the May 2014 Edition More than 1.6 billion people ride Mexico City’s subway each year making it the world’s eighth largest people mover, just behind New York. While not displaying the mayhem we’ve seen on TV, etc....
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Phenomenon – RED TIDE

Phenomenon – RED TIDE

By Suzzane Marshall from the May 2014 Edition Many years ago, my young son and I would leave the Canadian prairies and head west to Vancouver Island where my mother had settled following the loss of my father at the age of...
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Mexican Milkweed

Mexican Milkweed

By Tommy Clarkson from the April 2014 Edition Asclepias curassavica Family: Asclepiadaceae (Also known as Blood-flower, Butterfly Weed, Scarlet Milkweed, Tropical Milkweed, Swallow-Wort, Red Cottonweed, Indian Root or Silkweed.) If you have a Mexican Milkwe...
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