Expats in Mexico sense anti-Trump tensions

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SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE, Guanajuato — This colonial jewel, with its cobblestone streets, Spanish architecture and Gothic-style pink stone cathedral, has long been a magnet for thousands of Americans who call the Guanajuato city home. These days, however, things are growing a bit tense, according to dallasnews.com. As bids to build a wall along the More...

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By Yucatan Times On Monday, April 17th, 2017
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Expats in Mexico and Central America say safety isn’t a big concern

Chuck Bolotin of Best Places in the World to Retire writes that lots of people are afraid to move to Mexico because they think it’s unsafe.  (Maybe you know more than one.)  Is it? Here’s what expats already More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, April 14th, 2017
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Mexico among top 10 friendliest destinations for families living abroad: survey

The InterNations organization, which represents expats throughout the world, has released results of its recent survey of perceptions of the countries most welcoming to expats with children. Mexico placed number More...

Service at Calvary Chapel in Santiago. (PHOTO: Andrea Aguilar)
By Yucatan Times On Friday, April 14th, 2017
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Congregation in Santiago offers English Easter services

Andrea Aguilar is an American expat in Merida. She is sharing her experiences in a regular column for TYT. Here is Andrea’s latest post. If you are looking for an English-speaking Easter service, visit Calvary More...

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By Yucatan Times On Monday, April 10th, 2017
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Reduced hours at MEL for Easter holidays

MERIDA ENGLISH LIBRARY Holiday Hours The Library will be closed on the following days in observance of Semana Santa and the Easter Holiday: Friday, April 14th Saturday, April 15th Monday evening, April 17th (the More...

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By Yucatan Times On Monday, April 10th, 2017
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How not doing chores while living abroad added 36 years of free time to our lives

We continue our Mexico road trip series with Chuck Bolotin, from Best Places in the World to Retire, as he, his wife, and two dogs drive through Mexico in a large, white van.  Just how much difference does it More...

Potholes southeast of Cordoba, Veracruz. (PHOTO: Chuck Bolotin)
By Yucatan Times On Thursday, March 30th, 2017
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Potholes, detours and other driving challenges in Mexico: Just follow the pigs, keep calm, and have faith

We continue our Mexico road trip series with Chuck Bolotin, from Best Places in the World to Retire, as he, his wife, and two dogs drive through Mexico in a large, white van.  If you’ve ever had a driving challenge More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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U.S. expats chant in Guanajuato: “Friendship yes, the wall no!”

According to Barbara Davoli, reader of The Yucatán Times, on Monday March 20th, dozens of Americans and Guanajuato residents met to celebrate the first day of spring and Benito Juárez’s birthday. Meanwhile, many More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Survey reveals expats’ surprising insights

Chuck Bolotin of Best Places in the World to Retire writes about asking expats (including those living in Mexico): “What is the most surprising and / or interesting thing you discovered as an expat?” Their More...

Schoolchildren in Mexico carry Irish flags at the annual observance for St. Patrick’s Battalion. Ireland Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (Photo: star-telegram)
By Yucatan Times On Friday, March 17th, 2017
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In 1846, the Irish fought for Mexico in the name of St. Patrick

Most Americans know today is St. Patrick’s Day. But some might also share Mexico’s celebration, honoring a few Irish immigrants who deserted the U.S. Army in 1846 and instead fought for Mexico under Gen. Antonio More...