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  1. On 4/6/2022 at 5:35 PM, geeser said:

    AT&T got off to a horrible start in Ajijic in 2018 due to an employee Jorge who who activated cell phones for gringos and possibly nationals as well. If cash was paid it seems it went in his pocket but I activated an iPhone with a credit card. After a couple of months most of these phones were turned off by AT&T. It waa in the Gusd Reporter that the money was taken by the employee who never filed an actual contract. Who knows how much the thief made off with.  Not ATT fault anyone can hire a rotten apple. ATT's  huge mistake was the refusal to honor the paper contracts many people received for a cash payment. So they refused service and would not honor these contracts and refused to refund the cash paid shown on these contracts. This was a public relations  disaster caused by a thieving employee who was improperly supervised but the company refusal to correct his crime probably doomed them at lakeside for a generation. The 2 year contract we used a credit card to purchase provided excellent service with unlimited data, calling Mexico, USA and Canada and allowing  roaming there as well. Last week we received an email notifying us that both our phones were going to be. out of service on April 4, 2022i We went to the store and he (sic) looked up the contracts   We agreed to renew them both and wanted the 2 year contract quoted at $4640mn.  The current employee tried to run the credit card, but said the system was down but cash would work or come back later. 4 hours later it was still not working. I smelled a rat.  We returned once a day on Saturday, Monday and Tuesday. The story changed from system down to credit card not approved on three different cards. Then our Mexican debit card was not approved . Each time he insisted cash would work. Today we drove to an ATT office in the center where Superama was located on  south of Fresco grocery on Lopez Mateos/ Colima highway just south of Costco but on the west side if the street. The credit card renewal went right through of course and the cost of the 2 year contract was $4537 now with unlimited calls and text Mexico, USA and Ca with roaming in each. Avoid the AT&T store in Ajijic. The current employee may be honest but all the symptoms were there.

    My plan with them is going to expire this month.  Is there anyother way I can renew it besides the Ajijic shop?

  2. On 4/10/2022 at 5:15 PM, MtnMama said:

    Let's be honest here. NOB AT&T was an absolute disaster to deal with. No reason to think they would be any better in Mexico. The fact that a billion dollar corporation won't make good on a dishonest employee's theft should tell you all you need to know. Couple that with many 'dead zones' Lakeside and I can't understand why anyone even bothers with them.

    I can tell you why on my experience.  I had Telmex phone with supposedly unlimited service.  One month , as I was preparing for a trip to the US, I had to make a lot of calls there.  My service stopped working. The Telmex office said they shut down my service because I made "too many calls" on my unlimited plan.  The clerk also said this has been done to other customers.

    Telmex is also dishonest.

  3. 1 hour ago, bmh said:

    Yes  I know from.my godson that there is a Russian kid who plays chest i  the plaza in Ajijic He has Russian parents.. 


    The mam who sold us the hpuse is married to a Russian  woman and her mother and aunt  used to live on ocampo A large property at the corner of ocampo and the street that goes to the French bakery 

    Ihas a large red house.I do not know if they are still there but it is owneed by the same man..They go beween the Us and here.

    Well..okay, but I really can't do much with that information.  I would need names and contact info.

  4. 19 minutes ago, murka said:

    My first language was Ukrainian but I haven’t spoken it daily for the last 50 years since after my mother died.  I also have some Russian having worked there in the 90’s with a linguistic professor from the Moscow State University as my tutor, but again, that was 30 year’s ago, so I am somewhat rusty.  What do you need a Ukrainian speaker for…..maybe I can help.

    There is a Ukrainian refugee here I am helping.  I thought it would be helpful to introduce her to someone who speaks her language. She has lost everything.

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  5. 34 minutes ago, Oatsie said:

    Depending on your exact needs, the reasonably new "Say Hi" App from Amazon works to translate over 100 spoken languages.  Ukrainian is one of them.

    I tried it with my maid  and at SuperLake and it works surprisingly well.  Click here for more information - Say Hi App...



    Yes. I have that as a last option.

  6. 33 minutes ago, HoneyBee said:

    Me think you are to many.

    I was not asking for criticism of people with whom you don't agree.  If this is not something that interests you, then PLEASE do not respond to my post. Do not participate. Start your own topic.

    Only answer if you have information I have requested.

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  7. 19 hours ago, thevalerieleigh said:

    I have plenty, LOL! Let me know if you'd be interested in a cheap, second-hand one. Instead of paying for a 2nd bag to the U.S., I've been just buying one there to fill with things to bring to Ajijic. I have hard shell and soft shell. Send me a P.M. if you'd like to come see the selection.


    Val. :)

    That is what I do as well.

  8. On 4/4/2022 at 5:28 PM, thevalerieleigh said:

    I had an MRI done at the relatively new Hospital on the Libramiento in November of last year. Very professional, clean, efficient. It was for a torn meniscus in my left knee. Lasted a little over an hour and cost about $5,000 pesos.

    Had the test results within 24 hours to share with my local physician.

    I, too, am not a fan of the Hospital in San Antonio. While I haven't personally suffered from a bad experience there, several friends have. Based on their situations and experiences, if I had to choose, I'd go again to the Hospital on the Libramiento.


    Val :)

    The hospital on the Libramento does not have an anesthesiologist and I need one for this situation.  As to the hospital in San Antonio, I have had bad care there.

  9. I am checking around to see where to best place is to get an MRI.  I have read some negative comments about San Antonio Hospital and, I must say, I also had a bad experience there when I had a procedure done.  The staff really needs training on how to care for patients.

    The newer Riberas Hospital does not have an anesthesiologist, so that location is not an option.

    I'd appreciate any recommendations.

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