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 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 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...

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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...