And the times, they are a-changing

Since July 1st, the day of the national election, Mexico has experienced profound changes, and I anticipate this will continue for the next six years (the length of the presidential term). Some international reidents in Merida have told me they feel confused by the conflicting opinions they hear about President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO).Continue reading “And the times, they are a-changing”

50 Austerity Measures

  50 austerity measures that will be applied by Mexico’s new President Last week, Mexico’s President-elect, Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), published a document that lists 50 austerity measures he feels must be applied in Mexico. He also details how he’ll carry out his plan, and according to him, the money that returns to Mexico’sContinue reading “50 Austerity Measures”

July 1, 2018: History in the Making?

  It has been several weeks since I last posted; my two months in Canada passed by as though caught up in a whirlwind. I love the country of my birth, my family and friends who live there. But on Saturday June 30th, I returned to Mexico – the other country and people I loveContinue reading “July 1, 2018: History in the Making?”