Thursday August 17 2017

Aduana Mexico inspection point
Mexico revised many of its importation rules in 2014 and some of them can be a shocker when you cross the border. Most personal import items are subject to 16% IVA, but tobaccos and alcohols can...
FEbruary 5 – Celebrating the current constitution of Mexico adopted in 1917
In 2017 Constitution Day falls on  Sunday, February 5th, and will be celebrated on Monday, February 6 to provide a "puente" or "bridge" day to make a three day weekend. Government offices, Banks...
Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla and the Cry for Mexican Independence
September 16th, “El Grito”, the Shout or Cry for Independence, is one of the most celebrated national holidays in Mexico. This year, 2016 celebrates the 206th anniversary of the Mexican Revolution....
Environmental protection agency of Mexico – PROFEPA
PROFEPA, stands for, Procuraduría Federal de Protección al Ambiente and is Mexico’s Federal Agency of Environmental Protection. PROFEPA is an administrative office which has no relationship with the...
Sailfish in the Sea of Cortez
A lot of visitors to Mexico come to enjoy the world famous fishing offered by the Sea of Cortez and Pacific Ocean. Los Cabos is known as the spot were more billfish like Marlin, Sailfish and even...
Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía
INEGI – Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía / National Institute of Statistics and Geography INEGI is the Mexican government office in charge of statistics concerning populations,...
Fishing for the elusive Blue Marlin in the Sea of Cortez
Here are the Mexican Fishing Regulations in English. They are straight forward now and much easier to understand and accommodate. For many years Mexico did not have the infrastructure to police and...
Mexican immigration temporary resident card
Temporay Resident Cards (Residente Temporal)If you are planning on living or staying in Mexico for extended periods of more than 6 months and less than 4 years the Permananet Resident Card is what...
Travel Requirements for Visiting Mexico
 UPDATED: February 27, 2016 The Immigration Service of Mexico has announced that beginning September 1, 2015, it will be required to present a valid passport of your home nation for pedestrians...
The revolutionary leaders of 1910 including Pancho Villa (#10), Francisco Madero (#5) & José Venustiano Carranza Garza  (#3)
November 20th is Revolution Day in Mexico, but in 2016 it will be celebrated on November 21 to provide a 3 day weekend. The day commemorates the beginning of the Mexican revolution that ran from 1910...
Boating, yachting and cruising the western waters of Mexico
Below is a literal translation of the Mexican Maritime Laws: LAW OF NAVIGATION CURRENT TEXT (Last reform implemented 26/05/2000 ) New Law published in the Official Journal of the Federation on...
PORTS ACT OF MEXICO CHAPTER I GENERAL PROVISIONS Article it. This law is of public order and enforcement throughout the national territory, and is to regulate ports, terminals, marinas and port...
Us Consulate in Tijuana
In 2012 both the Cabo San Lucas consular agent office and the US Consulate in Tijuana changed locations. Here is the latest information on both offices and maps on how to find them. Both offices have...
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