Synergy Spanish

This system teaches you Spanish, the easy way - not the academic way. With only 138 words you will be speaking Spanish.

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The Best Vet in Mexicali!

Dr. Rafael, the best veterinarian anywhere; he's close to the border, speaks English and has lived in Arizona! Click

U.S. Federal Benefit Programs

Benefits.gov (www.Benefits.gov) offers information on more than 1,200 Federal and state benefit programs. Simply complete the free and confidential Benefit Finder to receive a list of programs you may be eligible to receive.

Mexican Auto Insurance

This company has been with us since 2008. They are the oldest and best established insurer for those of you travelling to Mexico.
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From Baja California’s famous Guadalupe Valley

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Carbonite

Carbonite is a secure way to back up your computer. It is also a big help if you have to migrate to Windows 10. It is even a bigger help if your computer gets stolen or your house burns down or you files are locked out by Ransomeware. Be safe for pennies a day! Click for Carbonite info.


Baja California’s Booming Economy

Baja California

Baja California

In the third quarter of 2011, Baja California recorded a 5.58% unemployment rate, the lowest along the U.S.-Mexico border.

This may seem great to Americans, but, historically, Baja California has averaged 1.5% to 2% unemployment.

The main factors that keep a low unemployment are public policies and the Baja California’s attractiveness for foreign and national investment.

After an economic crisis in 2008 and 2009, economic activity fell considerably, but in 2010 Baja California showed some recovery with the economy growing by 4%—something the United States should envy.

Baja California’s strong economy is due partly to growth in the manufacturing sector, commerce and services. Mexican government spending also stimulated the economy by building infrastructure such as hospitals, roads, sports and cultural centers.

Still, some sectors are lagging behind, mainly construction, which was affected by the U.S. mortgage crisis.

Agriculture, cattle ranching and the extracting industries—those that extract natural resources—have also slowed.

The tourism industry, including medical tourism has also slowed down.

But there seems to be an upside to these lagging indicators.

In the last few years Mexicali has lowered its dependence on the maquiladora (manufacturing) industry and grown in the service sectors. Before, the maquiladora industry represented 50% of the economy—now it represents only 27% of Mexicali’s economy.

In addition, the gas is only about $2.40 a gallon, poultry and beef are untainted by growth hormones and antibiotics, and housing is inexpensive.

Come on down!

Things are looking great for Baja California!

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