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Christian Limon, is with the Marcus Family Law Center, PLC, in El Centro (founded in 1974). She brings a comprehensive set of skills and expertise to assist her clients. She is licensed as an attorney both in Mexico and California, with her international practice in Imperial County and Mexicali. Her emphasis is family law, including cross-border custody and family support issues. Christian is also experienced in cross-border contracts and bi-national litigation (civil, commercial, family, and labor), advising several US companies in Mexico, including real estate development and maquiladora operations. Christian is a Spanish/English interpreter with a focus on legal documents and legal proceedings, as well as a California Notary. She is a member of the California BAR, Imperial County Bar Association, ANADE (Mexican Association of Corporate Attorneys) and AEM (Mexican Entrepreneurs Association).

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600% Tourism Growth Overwhelms Baja Beach

A Baja California Sur beach has been overwhelmed by growth of more than 600% in visitor numbers over the past six years, prompting authorities to prepare a new management plan that includes charging people to access the protected coastal area.

Located only 20 kilometers from the state capital La Paz, Balandra has been described as […]

Juicio de El Chapo: el ex presidente mexicano Peña Nieto aceptó un soborno de $ 100 millones, dice un testigo

El ex presidente de México, Enrique Peña Nieto, recibió un soborno de $ 100 millones de Joaquín Guzmán Loera, el infame señor del crimen conocido como El Chapo, según un testigo en el juicio del Sr. Guzmán.

Alex Cifuentes Villa, un narcotraficante colombiano que trabajó estrechamente con el Sr. Guzmán entre el 2007 y […]

Telephone dialing will become simpler in August

Making phone calls in Mexico will become less complicated next summer with the implementation of a simplified dialing system.

First announced by the Federal Telecommunications Institute7, the new system will standardize phone numbers, making them all 10 digits long.

Starting August 3, dialing a phone number will only require the input of 10 digits, […]

United States $1.6 Million Reward for Jalisco Cartel Boss!!!

The United States government has doubled the reward being offered for the leader of the Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG).

The attorney general announced yesterday that the State Department would pay up to US $10 million for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of Nemesio Rubén Oseguera Cervantes, also known as “El Mencho.”

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How the NXIVM Sex Cult Infiltrated Mexico

Actress Catherine Oxenberg, whose daughter is or was a member of the NXIVM sex cult, claims that children of four former Mexican presidents are members of the NXIVM cult as well. The cult is accused of branding its female members and using them as sex slaves

Oxenberg has spent the past year trying to bring […]

Mexico Travel Advisory, Level 2: Exercise increased caution, May 07, 2018

We publish this as a service, not just to tourists but for our Mexican friends. Be careful and you should be safe. Vaya con Dios, MaryAnn Dogooder.

Exercise increased caution in Mexico due to crime. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory.

Violent crime, such as homicide, kidnapping, carjacking, and […]

A Happy Ending for Serafin Zambada Ortiz

A happy ending for former narco, Serafin Zambada Ortiz! […]

Graham Mackintosh, Baja California Adventurer

Graham Mackintosh and Friend

Graham Mackintosh once described himself as the least adventurous person in the world. Some 30 plus years later, he can look back on adventures that most people would never dream of.

Mackintosh was born in London in 1951 of a Scottish father (Inverness)and an Irish mother (Kilrush, Co. Clare), he […]

The U.S. Has No Idea of How to Deal with Mexico

Trump vs Peña Nieto

Trump’s contemptuous tweet and temper tantrum reflect failed policies

“Poor Mexico, so far from God, so close to the United States,” Mexican president Porfirio Díaz once said around the turn of the 20th century.

Today, a Mexican president who is disliked by Mexicans — as is his Institutional Revolutionary Party […]

Cost of living halved for expats in Mexico

‘In Mexico, you can live like a king for what it costs just to get by in the US’

What is the true cost of living in Mexico? While it can vary considerably depending on location and lifestyle choices, the clear majority of expatriates contacted for a new survey agreed that it is lower than […]