Synergy Spanish

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The best lawyer we have ever used!

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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Gunmen kill three in Los Algodones

Los Algodones

Gunshots broke out in the downtown area of Los Algodones, when four masked men executed three victims at the Laboratorio Samaniego.

The laboratory supposedly makes dental accessories.

The shootings took place on Friday late afternoon, March 28th.

Allegedly, the cause was an on-going drug war in the area.

The deceased were identified […]

Free food and margaritas at the Day of the Dead celebration in Los Algodones on Nov. 9th

The city of Los Algodones, México hosts its second annual Day of the Dead Celebration on Saturday November 9th 2013. The Day of the Dead Celebration is hosted with free bread, sugar skulls, music, beer & margaritas to celebrate this Mexican Holiday. Some 4,000 people are expected to descend on Los Algodones for the celebration—as the place is becoming a medical boom town, especially for dentistry. […]

Los Algodones March 19th Spring Party for Winter Visitors

On Saturday, March 19th, 2011, the small Mexican border town of Los Algodones will be holding a free party for its winter visitors. All may attend. […]

Happy New Year 2011 Everyone!

We take a drive to Los Algodones to celebrate the New Year. […]

Gary Chrisman – free at last!

Gary Chrisman freed after 21 months in Mexican prison. […]

Another great trip to Los Algodones

Another great trip to Los Algodones with lunch at El Pueblo Veijo and drinks at El Paraiso. […]

A visit to Quechan Casino

It was time to check out Quechan Casino Resort, which is just north of the Los Algodones border crossing. […]

The Chrismans and the Mexicali Prison

The Mexicali Prison

We are Americans living in Mexicali, the capital of the State of Baja California, which is the northern part of the peninsula.

For some time, we have been following the news regarding the arrest of two Americans, in nearby Los Algodones – 40 year old Gary Chrisman […]

Disneyland at Los Algodones

Tourists lining up to return to the U.S.

We decided it was time to show Matthew the town of Los Algodones. After the arrests of the two Americans, who were charged and arrested for allegedly soliciting sex from a Mexican girl in January 2009, we were eager to see how the border town of […]

Truth, Justice, and the Mexican Way

Our friends dancing in Los Algodones this winter

Normally I don’t get into the news, but the arrest of Edward Chrisman, 88, and his grandson, Gary Chrisman Jr, 40, deserves comment. Jim and I are not political types, and we don’t live in some quaint town with cobblestones, or in a resort. We live […]