online poker

Making Surfing History in San Miguel (Northern Baja) Compiled By: Miguel Sedano.

  A massive swell rocks the 2nd annual Walter Coloca Jr. Memorial Surf Contest and La Nueva Ola surf conference that took place in Ensenada last weekend. “My brother Travis and I were competing in the Vans Pier Classic and lost out on Friday, March 30th,” said Mexican-American ripper Dylan Southworth, who lives in Sayulita, north of Puerto Vallarta. “We saw the swell was on the rise and figured we would head down to Ensenada.” Dylan and Travis were part…

0
Read More

Canadians Visiting and Living in Mexico Feel Secure; Invite Foreigners to “See For Yourself” Compiled By: Miguel Sedano

Mexico, like all countries, has isolated and unfortunate instances of tourists facing incidents while vacationing and we take every incident seriously. But these isolated incidents have not stopped the more than 22.67 million tourists to come to Mexico last year – out of which 1.6 million happen to be Canadian. And neither have stopped the thousands of Canadians who live and/or work in Mexico and are still enjoying the vibrant economy, modern infrastructure and cultural attractions that the country has…

0
Read More

Efficient border crossings topic of forum. By: Miguel Sedano

Enhanced driver’s license, pre-inspection of U.S.-bound trucks discussed. A wide range of initiatives aimed at speeding up the passage of goods and people across the California-Mexico border were featured Wednesday at the Institute of the Americas on the University of California San Diego campus. Among the proposals: increased segmentation of northbound traffic, a pre-inspection program in Mexico for U.S.-bound trucks, and enhanced California drivers licenses that would allow for faster processing of passenger vehicles. The discussion was led by Institute…

0
Read More

12/20/2011 San Ysidro “Ready Lane” will start operating. By: Miguel Sedano.

  The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency is set to open a new Ready Lane at the San Ysidro port of entry for persons crossing the border with RFID-embedded travel documents. The new Ready Lane at San Ysidro will operate 24 hours a day, granting access to travelers with valid documentation such as the U.S. Passport Card, SENTRI card, the new Legal Permanent Resident “green card” and the new Border Crossing Card. RFID-enabled cards together with the new…

0
Read More

Surf and Travel in Baja California. By: Miguel Sedano

  What you need to know to stay safe and have fun south of the border. In 2007, violent assaults and robberies experienced by American surfers and off-road enthusiasts in Baja California rocked the avid Baja travel community in Southern California. That news combined with the very real violence and media coverage of the drug war in Mexico caused many Baja stalwarts to abandon their lifestyle dedicated to surfing, fishing, off-roading, diving, hiking and just plain enjoying one of the…

0
Read More

Baja California Mexico moving ahead with new border crossing. Compilied By: Miguel Sedano.

While U.S. funding to finish the expansion of the San Ysidro port of entry is not yet allocated, Mexico appears on track to complete its new southbound border crossing. Mexico is to finish construction in 2012 of the crossing, known as El Chaparral, as well as new bridges that will be needed for the transborder traffic, said Mexican Congressman Gastón Luken on Friday during the 21st summit of the South County Economic and Development Council. Luken, who represents Baja California,…

0
Read More

Poker Online Mexico. By: Miguel Sedano.

On July 28, 2010, the House Financial Services Committee passed H.R. 2267 by a vote of 41-22-1. The bill would legalize and regulate online poker in the United States. In September 2010, the Washington State Supreme Court upheld a law making playing poker online a felony. On April 15, 2011, in U. S. v. Scheinberg et al. (10 Cr. 336), the Federal Bureau of Investigation shut down three major poker .com websites of Full Tilt Poker, Poker Stars, and Absolute…

0
Read More

San Ysidro “Stacked Booths” will speed up border crossing. By: Miguel Sedano

Even though demolition at the San Ysidro Port of Entry will be closing as many as five re-entry lanes at a time in the next few months, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Thursday that traffic may actually flow faster through the busiest border crossing in the Western Hemisphere. Traffic will be “channeled” into fewer lanes, the pace shouldn’t slacken because Customs will be opening additional inspection booths at each gateway to process two vehicles at a time. The…

0
Read More

San Ysidro “The world’s busiest border crossing” is going to get a bit narrower By: Miguel Sedano

Crossing through the San Ysidro Port of Entry from Mexico is a slog during the best of times for more than 17 million vehicles a year, but the trip promises to become even more challenging, starting Monday June 20th 2011 as a number of lanes are taken out of action for 30 hours at a time into July. The first set of closures — four lanes on the east side of the port of entry — begin Monday at 8…

0
Read More

Rosarito Metered Parking “Pay And Display” By: Miguel Sedano.

Parking meters were installed in the downtown Rosarito (BLvd Juarez) and are already in use;  Here how it works: Pay and Display means you buy a ticket from the machines located in main street and to avoid a fine you must display your ticket on the dashboard. How do I use a SmartMeter? To use a SmartMeter, just walk to the nearest pay station and make a payment. SmartMeters are usually in the middle of every block on both sides,…

0
Read More