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January 11, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Ay, yi, yi, the ways Mexico spends its tourism money

I love visiting Mexico. But having seen a fair share of it, I have a “never ceases to amaze me” view of how the government, in a nation with a good share of poor people, invests money to try to please tourists. I’ve long thought there are more pointless monuments and works of abstruse public…


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January 8, 2015 at 5:31 AM

Recovering from Odile: Los Cabos hurricane was toughest on locals

Hurricane Odile wandered around the Pacific a bit before suddenly turning its eye on Los Cabos in mid-September, so few thought to evacuate until it was too late. About 30,000 tourists were trapped in the area, some for days. But the storm was even tougher on many of the locals, who went without power and potable…


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