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Building a House In Mexico

Posted by Ernie Gorrie Nov 1999 As some of you know, Glenna and I bought a building lot just north of Zihuatanejo. We were thinking we wanted to build a little house (600 – 900 sq ft) in a few years. But with the peso appearing to stabilize,inflation projected at 20-30% for the next year, […]

An array of books for sale in the tianguis, a traveling Mexican market. © Daniel Wheeler, 2009

On Posses and Prostitution

beatricemor, Nov 29, 2007, We bought into the El Cerrillo Barrio in San Cristóbal de Las Casas because it was near the indigenous market, the Santo Domingo convent and the town´s historic center. A wonderful and ancient barrio if rather poor and ratty in a charming way. Someone I know was telling a tale about […]

Mexico And Minimum Wage

$7,500 pesos a month retake Posted by Jody Dinsmore on February 20, 1997: I would like to call attention to a discussion way down the list that has recently been renewed by Marvin’s return to Canada from his home in Sonora, apparently by his travel trailer. He is concerned that extremely well-off folks from the […]


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