Mexico floats idea of entry fee for U.S. citizens

Luis Videgaray. (PHOTO: bloomberg.com)

A top Mexican official on Tuesday April  25 said that Mexico may consider charging a fee for Americans entering the country in what could be seen as a retaliation to President Trump’s call for a border wall. Foreign Secretary Luis Videgaray, in a meeting with Mexico’s top legislators, called Trump’s plan an “unfriendly, hostile” More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, April 27th, 2017
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Condé Nast Traveler features Yucatán in May issue

Prestigious magazine will promote the tourist products and services of Yucatan. The famous Condé Nast Traveler magazine, with an international presence, devotes 10 pages of its May 2017 issue to Yucatan and its More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, April 27th, 2017
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El Chapo’s story debuts in Univision mini-series

Recently “El país” newspaper reported that Univisión and Netflix have created a miniseries about rise and fall of Mexican drug lord Joaquín Guzmán.  Joaquín Guzmán Loera, a notorious Mexican More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
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Cozumel turns 499, and these artists will come to the party

The concerts will start April 29. COZUMEL — Moenia, Phobia, Ana Torroja and Alicia Villarreal are some of the artists on the billboard that will present at the pre-celebration events of the 500 years of the More...

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By Yucatan Times On Monday, April 24th, 2017
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How to integrate into your new job in Mexico

Moving abroad to work in a new job can be a very stressful experience, whether you are being transferred by your company or just decide to have an adventure in Mexico on your own. You can raise your odds of success More...

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By Yucatan Times On Monday, April 24th, 2017
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Info available for Australians living in Mexico

Would you like to get in touch with other Australians in Mexico? Are you in need of help and advice from your Australian compatriots? Or would you like to join other Australian expats on an excursion to discover More...

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By Yucatan Times On Monday, April 24th, 2017
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Are you aware of the amnesty program for expats living in Mexico?

If you are currently living in Mexico without a visa or have over-stayed your visa, you should know that the Mexican government has recently announced the details of a new amnesty program for expats who live in More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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Expats in Mexico sense anti-Trump tensions

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 More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Noma pop-up restaurant makes a big splash in Tulum

Noma Restaurant’s pop-up location in Tulum is garnering widespread publicity. TYT checked Noma’s website for details and found the following:  Noma, four times named the best restaurant of the world 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...