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New US Dollar Policy for Mexico

On September 14, 2010 the Mexican Government passed new laws concerning the acceptance of US Dollars in Mexico.  This may or may not affect vacationers in some of the most visited destinations like Cozumel, Cancun, Puerto Vallarta, and Cabo San Lucas,  to name a few. The new law will change the way American Dollars (cash) [...]

Cruise Lines Venturing Back to Mexico

Carnival just announced its intention to reinstate cruises to Mexico based on the latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control, which is no longer recommending against non-essential travel to Mexico. The umbrella marketing group, CLIA, (Cruise Lines Industry Association) for the North American cruise industry also released a statement today (May 15, 2009) clarifying [...]

Flu Alerts: Just Doing Our Job

The job of the CDC is to warn us of the worst possible outcome. Is it our job to be the voice of reason? if not us, who? The CDC has a duty to protect us from diseases, especially deadly ones, and they do their job very well. Were they to mistakenly underestimate the H1N1 [...]

Stand Up for Your Right to Cruise

The H1N1 was swine flu but the name has been changed. Pig farmers are feeling the heat and so are pigs in Egypt where thousands of them have been slaughtered, and the pig farmers are understandably upset, saying the cause is mere panic. The “H1N1 nee: swine flu” situation is overblown and the worst offenders [...]