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Mexican Invention lets Trees Grow in Desert!

Crops are being grown in Egypt using the Mexican system.

A Mexican invention, approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration lets trees and other plants grow in arid climates.

This invention is a biopolymer that retains nutrient-laced water for several months, opening vast new areas for farming in desert regions and other places […]

Amazon Mega-Warehouse in Mexico!

Amazon in Mexico

Forget that Amazon wants a new mega-warehouse in America. Now, Amazon is planning to open a mega-warehouse near Mexico City.

A giant 1-million-square-foot warehouse — 93,000 square meters — will be built in Tepotzotlán, about 35 miles north of the Mexico City.

This will triple the size of the Amazon’s current […]

Sinaloa Cartel Airline Bigger than Aeroméxico

The air freight service operated by El Chapo’s Sinaloa Cartel could be considered bigger than Mexico’s largest airline.

Between 2006 and today, military officials have seized 599 airplanes and helicopters allegedly belonging to the Sinaloa Cartel. This dwarfs the fleet of 127 aircraft operated by Mexico’s largest airline, Aeroméxico. That’s nearly five times the size […]

Baja California Sur murder rate up 433% in 1st quarter!

Baja California with Baja California Sur on the bottom (southern part of the peninsula)

The murder rate in Baja California Sur in the first three months of 2017 have hot up by an alarming 433% over the same period last year as rival gangs fight to take over the territory. Don’t confuse Baja California […]

Ocotillo California on US Hwy 8

There are very cheap rentals in Mexicali. I found a house for an American friend for only $400 a month. It was a proper house – two stories, three bedrooms, an office, a huge living room, a beautiful garden in the rear, and a parking space behind a locked gate to the property. For us, […]

We love Baja California, but Puebla?

Jim and I always like to write about all the things that are great about Mexico. However, as in most countries, not everything is great. We prefer those areas in Mexico which are contiguous with the western United States border—in short, northern Baja California. As Jim likes to say, “Boy am I glad we moved […]

Mexicali’s New 911 Number!

Mexicali’s new 911 number is causing problems for Mexicali. […]

You Can Learn Spanish Late in Life!

Learn Spanish even when you are 96! […]

Mexican Peso Crashes as Peña Nieto Cancels Meeting with Trump

Dollar Mexican Peso Chart

“Hey, lookee this,” said Jim hearing the news on TV. “Remember, when we first came here a dollar was worth eleven and a half pesos?”

“Yeah,” I answered.

“Well we’re getting a bit richer now as one dollar is now worth over twenty pesos,” said Jim.

“Geez, Jim, we’re gettin’ […]

Mexican Cartels and ISIS

Shootout at U.S. Consulate Part of ISIS Terrorist Attack Plan for Inauguration

“Let me read you part of this here Judicial Watch report,” said Jim.

“Well OK,” I replied, not knowing what Jim was gonna read.

“Get this,” said Jim.

“Islamic terrorists are finding common ground with narcotics traffickers. A deadly shootout at the […]