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The 10 Best Places to Retire in Mexico

  The 10 Best Places to Retire in Mexico January 15, 2014 Below is an unbiased look at the best places in Mexico to retire – with real pros and cons – to help you make an informed decision as to which best meets your needs, interests and ambitions. So writes “Johnny Punish” (www.JohnnyPunish.com) in edited excerpts from his article written originally as an exclusive for www.munKNEE.com (Your Key to Making Money!) and under the title The Top 10 Places…

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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…

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Bonus Rains could mean a Banner Year for Mexican Wines

The 2010 vintage is off and running with a large dose of rainfall soaking the soil and roots in vineyards across Valle de Guadalupe and other grape growing regions in Baja California, Mexico. So far we’ve received an above average level of moisture in a normally drought ridden region, thus bringing extra hope to growers and winemakers for this vintage. Most of the vines still remain in a dormant condition, but bud swelling is evident and it appears that an early bud-break may be upon us soon.

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What do I need to know when crossing the San Diego – Tijuana border? By Miguel Sedano.

What do I have to do when crossing the border? Select carefully the lane to enter the country: •    Nothing to Declare Lane It is used when your exemptions do not exceed the permitted limits •    Self-declaration Lane It is used when you bring goods worth more than the personal or family exemptions, or when the amounts of goods exceed those amounts allowed in your personal luggage Upon crossing the border, your vehicle will activate the Automated Selection Mechanism (stop…

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Readers chime in with memories of Mexico

“You do not have to miss Mexico,” lectured Diane Kane of San Diego. “After years of living in and traveling to Baja, neither we nor any of our friends have any negative experiences to report. . . . In fact, we have had nothing but polite, friendly dealings with the locals.”

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