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Ezzie last won the day on May 13 2015

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    Municipio de Poncitlan, JAL
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    Electronics, electrical, auto mechanics, building & remodelling, auto racing & rallying.

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  1. At the airport Arrive 3-4 hrs. early..
  2. That's not what I was told by the Customer Service Center. Can you cite where you heard or read this or are you just speculating??
  3. ***FOR CANADIANS***** I saw some additional service fees on my bank statement so called Scotiabank in Canada to find out what is going on. It appears Scotiabank Canada is changing its service fees effective March 1, 2021. If you have a Scotiabank Canada bank account and use the Scotiabank Caribbean or Mexico ATM networks, you may have to pay a $5 per transaction service charge moving forward - depending on which type of account you have. It was free in the past for Basic Plus or Preferred Checking accounts but will be no longer. Scotia Inverlat will now be considered a "non-Scotia" bank in th
  4. A PCR test is required for pre-entry into a Canadian airport per a recent Gov't communique. Antigen test not allowed.
  5. I believe it is Communal as the numerous lawsuits are filed with the Agrarian court. The local administration over the land area is assumed by a "Mesa Directiva" and the voting at their meetings is done by "Comuneros" who are typically the eldest son of the families that have lived in the area for some time. No women or foreigners allowed to be "Comuneros". The local Municipality (Poncitlan in this case) does not collect Municipal taxes from the residents and as a result there is very little spent on infrastructure.
  6. It is actually spelt "Chirimoyo" and is a distressed community due to an ongoing land dispute (approx. 20 yrs.) with the Mesa Directiva of the local Village called Tlachichilco. Good place to rent but could be problematic for purchasing property since many of the "foreigner" owned titles have been set aside on the properties in that area. The adjacent town of San Juan Tecomatlan has been regularized but Tlachichilco has refused to move forward so far. The locals refer to their community as "indigenous" even though there are almost no people currently living there that can trace their family
  7. Did you ask the proud charmer what they found? Was it a broken pipe, a misaligned joint, ground movement, and underground spring???
  8. I did a roofing project last year at my house to replacing an old tile roof over the terrazzo. Very similar design to the pic above. I used 4' x 8' x 8mm. Cempanel and screwed it directly onto the steel 1' x 2" purlins that the old tile roof was wired to with countersinking self tapping screws. On my roof the purlins were on a 30 cm. spacing. Bottom line, it didn't work out too well. The Cempanel seems to have a lot of expansion/contraction due to the changes in temperature. Eventually it developed cracks. The fix was to mount the panels with an approx. 1/4" gap and insert a foam b
  9. It may be very difficult to do. Usually, the original fabricator of the trailer has to give you a factura and then you take that to the Recaudadora to TRY and get them to issue a license plate for it. Hitch comes when you have no serial# on the trailer to give them. I did this once for a trailer I built and had a lot of difficulty. This is why so many trailer plates get stolen. You could always just use it without a plate or registration (like many locals do out in the countryside) but stay off Federal Highways. I have been stopped with mine on several occasions in Federal Police roadbloc
  10. In March I ordered some fairly expensive instrumentation electronics (about $20,000 pesos in value) from a company in California that had their products for sale on Amazon. I set my delivery address to iShop in SAT where I have a box#. I thought I was going to be OK for delivery because of the Amazon logistics. What I found out after shipping that they sent the order by USPS - no other options offered unless I could use my own courier account - which I don't have. I was able to track the shipment to the border then it entered a black hole. No further tracking info or updates. After abou
  11. I concur - try to avoid the use of Correos de Mexico for any packages delivered from Vendors NOB. Biggest culprit seems to be items shipping from Vendors using US Mail (USPS). Tracking is excellent until the hand-off to Correos de Mexico at the border. There does not appear to be any integrated clearance service with SAT so the delays become horrendous and the products seem to go missing too frequently. Amazon MX/US/CDN seems to be the best solution currently if you can find what you are after and the product is fulfilled by Amazon's excellent logistics service. I have also has some good
  12. It has moved further east into the larger 2 story building called "Home Decor".
  13. Strange delivery yesterday. I tried to call Z-Gas for a bulk delivery - both numbers I have including the web site say service disconnected. So I called the last driver's card I had. Two guys came (they have been here before driving a Z-Gas truck). They were wearing Z-Gas uniforms but driving a Vela Gas truck and the receipt they gave me was for Gas Los Altos. Price was $9.60 per ltr. What gives???
  14. If ordering from USA - make sure you use a courier service such as DHL or Fedex (or Amazon Logistics if an Amazon purchase). Never ever have something shipped by USPS - it will hit the black hole of death called "Correos de Mexico" once it crosses the border and you will likely never see your purchase.
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