Mexico is a Safe Place to Live!

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If you listen to all the news headlines about Mexico’s drug war you might believe the whole country is a drug war zone; then again you probably wouldn’t be reading this, so congratulations on over coming the negative press! You are smarter than the average person and you are looking beyond the headlines and digging […]

Should You Purchase a Hack Proof Wallet Before Your Trip?

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In case your not aware, the newest way for thieves to get your money is to simply stand behind you and point a scanner at your wallet.  In fact, at the Defcon hacker conference in Las Vegas earlier this year, an Android software app called NFCProxy was introduced that can read data from contactless credit cards. A number […]

Are Americans Safe Moving To Mexico?

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We take safety seriously here, there is no joking around when it comes to murder. The facts show that Mexico, as a country, is taking it seriously as well. This article is to bring attention to the statistical facts about the murder rate in Mexico.  For those of us who live in Mexico, the emphasis in […]

Crime: USA vs Mexico

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The following are opinions, arguments, and anecdotes from on-line American ex-pats in Mexico about the latest USSD Travel Warning for Mexico. From Gary and Donna’s Pictorial Driving Guide to San Carlos, Mexico (http://www.mexicodrivingtips.com/) Look closely at the data for the northwestern part of Mexico which had 42 Americans killed from all causes (there were at least […]

Mexico Is Safe and Fun for Expats

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  “Bad press” is the name of the game for Mexico. The U.S. State Department  travel “warning” begins with this caveat… “Millions of U.S. citizens safely visit Mexico each year for study, tourism, and business, including more than 150,000 who cross the border every day.  The Mexican government makes a considerable effort to protect U.S. […]