Expat Forum For People Moving Overseas And Living Abroad banner

mexico

  1. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    I was reading this Mexico News Daily article that said that AMLO is going to restructure and centralize the healthcare system. He´s essentially scrapping Seguro Popular. I was curious: do any of you out there know if this is going to affect the expat community? Will we still be able to benefit...
  2. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    Hi everyone. I have read that Mexico and Central and South America are loathe to prescribe pain meds. That scares me for something like a major surgery. Does anyone here have (or have heard of) experience with a major surgery in a private hospital in Mexico? I may need to get a hip...
  3. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    FIRST POST, wootwoot ! I've been driving in Mexico 14 years now, but when I first got here, it really intimidated me. 14 years later, I tell friends that I feel more comfortable driving in Mexico than I do in the United States. Does anyone else feel the same? There are a lot of unwritten...
  4. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    I am a US Citizen working in Oil & Gas Manufacturing Company in Mexico Border region. I have been working here for over 10 years now. My payroll comes from US and have all normal US and State taxes deducted until last year myself and few of other Americans now have to be on Tax Equalization/...
  5. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    Hi All..... I have been disabled since 1998. One of my issues is Chronic Pain. All I want to do is die by the ocean.. It is not long now.... So here goes my questions and I thank you in advance for your time.... 1. what is a good place on the ocean to retire to? Crimewise and costwise are...
  6. Articles: Americas
    More and more Americans are retiring outside of the United States, and those numbers are only expected to increase in the next 10 years, according to figures from the country's social security administration office. The number of Americans choosing to live overseas when they retire increased by...
  7. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all, Just a heads up. This is a bit complex and probably a bit unusual so I would welcome any and all advice. I've also done my own research but I'm also pretty stumped I am a UK citizen and my girlfriend of 2 years is an illegal mexican immigrant living in the US. She was taken over by her...
  8. Articles: Americas
    People from Mexico will no longer need a visa to travel to Canada from next month and can now apply for an electronic travel authorisation (eTA) online. Mexico is the latest country to be included in the new eTA programme which means that citizens from authorised countries flying into Canada or...
  9. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    Hello! I am a US citizen, married to a Mexican citizen. We just moved to Mexico City, however, we drove over the border to Tijuana in a car, with no inspection, then we took a flight from TJ airport to D.F. I didn't fill out an FMM or anything because it was a domestic flight. I am now...
  10. General Expat Discussions
    Hello all, I am brand new to this site and hope to find some help. The basics: My wife, 3 year old, and 4 month old would like to leave Denver and move to a place far more easy going and less-stressful. Where should we go? Details: My wife was born in mexico, and speaks fluent Spanish. I...
  11. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    Hi there, Wondering if anyone has any information, on the process to switch jobs while on a FM3 visa.
  12. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    Hey! We're a family of 4 from Canada and live the 'middle-class' life I guess. Cook our own food from the market, have internet, cable, phone, two pets, car etc. Could someone have an approximate digit with how much it would cost to live there considering a more relaxed lifestyle as opposed...
  13. Articles: Americas
    Mexican citizens will soon be able to travel to Canada without a visa as part of a plan to boost visitor numbers, job prospects and trade. The Government of Canada has announced that it has made it a top priority to re-establish and strengthen its relationship with Mexico, which is described as...
  14. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    Hi everyone, We are moving to Tulum in the fall. Will rent an apartment first, and then look for land and will build a house - or we are also considering a multi-house or condo project as an investment. We have been talking to some companies already, but does anyone have to recommend someone...
  15. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    For people who are not historians, but interested in Mexico's history, there is a great book by Richard Grabman called "Gods, Gachupines and Gringos". Not really brand new but I learned so much that explains so much from reading it. It was published in Mazatlan by Editorial Mazatlan, but I got...
  16. Articles: Americas
    Trade links are being strengthened between the UK and Mexico which could open up business opportunities for expats and would be expats. Lord Price, the UK's recently appointed Minister for Trade and Investment, has had a series of meetings with senior business leaders in Mexico and with key...
  17. Americas Marketplace
    Shipping to Mexico via big carriers such as Fedex, DHL or UPS are expensive and tedious. America Ship (www.america-ship.com) provides the best solution. The shipping cost is almost domestic. You can use our cost calculator. Just ship your mails to our warehouses on the border, then we forward...
  18. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    Hello! I'm looking for any expat clubs/meetups in Toluca/Metepec, formal or informal. Thanks in advance! - Amber
  19. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    As some of you may be aware, Mexican companies rarely offer a private pension plan. However, they are required by law to make contributions to your AFORE fund. For Mexicans this does not become available until they reach retirement age. However, I was wondering if any expats had had success...
  20. La Chatarrer�a
    Hey Gang, I'm baaaaaack!! I never really left, but we were in the Philippines for over a week while my wife attended a climate change conference with Ex-Vice President Al Gore. It was a great experience, and different for a change to truly feel like a foreigner in a different country, unlike...
Top