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pedro malo last won the day on September 2 2016

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    MEXICO!!!, Traveling, History, Politics, Astronomy, Precision Shooting, Collecting Rare Firearms.

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  1. That's awesome CHILLIN! I figured you come from good, solid stock!
  2. Interesting how the big hotels try to prevent pubic access to the beaches. This is the case in Ixtapa near Zihuatanejo. Along the entire strip of hotels, there is no way to access the beach in the areas between hotels. All blocked by walls. Only access is to enter the hotels to walk through their reception area and out to the beach. Of course this access is only reserved for the guest of the hotels. We have to drive all the way to the last hotel on the strip to get around it and onto the beach. Though once on the beach, no one has ever tried to run us off. They just make it as inconven
  3. I too differ in opinion politically with MC/M#2 but he is a wealth of information and has been right about a lot of issues on this board. He also has allowed me a wide berth in my often, off topic rants which have very strong and obvious political leanings. He's treated me fairly here and for this fact alone, I respect him and value his input.
  4. Our experience has been, at least in Joco, that there is NO WAY nor IMSS office in Jocotepec where you can make the payment. For the last 8 years we have been directed to the IMSS office in Guad that is near the Central Viejo to make our payments. Usually full of people with no way to maintain social distancing. I assume it is the same for Chapala, though it might be another office in Guad to pay for Chapala IMSS? Spencer has a branch office in Guad and I imagine he'd have his people there make the payment. By the way, thank you for the offer Spencer. Had I known you offered th
  5. Very true. Henry Ford established the 8hr at $5 work day, 5 day work week which doubled his employee's wages. These were unheard of wages in a time that the average ethnic union labor jobs paid around .20 cents per hour. Most were lucky to get $1 per day if that. This $5 per day wage is equivalent to approx. $160 per day today. Who at Walmart makes $160 per 8hr day? No comparison can be made between Walmart and Henry Ford. Of course Ford was also a bit of a control freak with his employees. They had to jump through a variety of hoops to make that wage including forcing everyone to live
  6. Will do! Thank you so much Art! Wish there were more people like you on this board!
  7. No we are not coming. And do not need any lectures on how to behave here. All I asked for was for some information specific to the IMSS payment process at this time. Our daughter has power of attorney to pay for us and we don't want to risk her health either traipsing around Guad unnecessarily to find out. So again I ask, anyone that might have USEFUL information to please chime in. Thanks again! pm
  8. Hello Everyone! Hope all the folks here are healthy and safe! I've been gone from this web board for sometime and out of the loop. Been stateside here in Washington since January of this year self-isolating. Our IMSS Seguro in Jocotepec is due in May and I'm wondering if anyone can tell me if the IMSS office near the Central Viejo in Guad where we go to pay our yearly IMSS premium is open to the public or will be open in May for us to make a payment? If not, how do we make our payments? Thank you for whatever information you can provide. pedro malo
  9. There is a great new hotel directly across the highway from the entrance of the airport. We've started to do that lately, overnight there and then they shuttle you to airport in less than five minutes, 24 hours a day. Very nice modern rooms around $1000 pesos per night. Hanger Inn Hotel. There I go again, can never stay on topic!
  10. Rony, that has been our experience too with taxis, and here in Jocotepec, you can imagine the orders of magnitude WORSE that it is compared to Ajijic! We've missed flights because of taxi "no shows" arranged days ahead of time. We've called one taxi after the other and have been stood up because either they find a better fare or just are not in the mood to show up. And they always say they will be there in 10 minutes instead of telling you the truth, that they have no intention of showing up. We here in Jocotepec are done with the local taxis! I understand and agree with the s
  11. I know this is outside of what's being ask here but have you considered flying? $800 pesos one way with Aeromar from GDL airport and only 55 minutes of travel.
  12. Any elaborations beyond sending condolences is in very poor taste and insensitive. Thank you for pointing that out CG.
  13. They remind of the "public housing" built under the Erich Honecker administration in the former East Germany. Talk about depressing.............
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