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Exploring New Town in Quito!

Since we had pretty thoroughly covered Old Town on day one in Quito, we decided to creep slowly northward to La Mariscal on day two. We started our journey through La Alameda Parque, a tiny triangle park with an adorable paddle-boat river! 265 more words

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Food, culture, and...

We all have our own reasons to move to Mexico… Roxana Bangara’s are not the typical gringo ones, and that’s all to the good.

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Tourists, refugees, and deportees...

There is nothing wrong with this person’s question, and it’s admirable that the person is seeking to improve their Spanish… much as I did, by reading children’s books. 822 more words

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When Gringolandia sends their people, they're not sending their best...

Via various Mexican media:

13-February 2017 (Mexico City)  Timothy Paul Hitchcock, a US citizen, was arrested by the Investigative Police (PDI) for pedophilia.

Using forged papers, and calling himself Tim Andrews, Hitchcock was a teacher at the prestigious Westhill Institute Kinder in Lomas de Chapultepec. 426 more words

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The peso's back, and you're gonna be sorry...

Via Ignacio Fariza in El País (my quick and dirty translation):

It’s a paradox for the currency market. If any currency was in the spotlight following the arrival of Donald Trump , it was the Mexican peso. 285 more words

Economy & Business

We've been here before....

A friend of mine recently said that the “greatest generation” in the United States was not those that lived through the Depression of the 1930s, and fought in Europe and the Pacific in the 1940s, but those who’d lived through the 1830s, and fought at home for reforms in the 1840s… and beyond. 71 more words

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Once upon a time...

From: Joseph Nevins, “Pat Nixon at the US-Mexican Border” Common Dreams, 22 August 2008

Mrs. Nixon was in Imperial Beach, Calif. on Aug. 18, 1971 to inaugurate a state park.

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