SOUTH: January 8, 2017 | Gringo Gazette

SOUTH: January 8, 2017

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Despite the travel warning issued by the U.S. State Department in August of last year, which listed Los Cabos as a destination to avoid, tourism numbers continued to rise through the end of 2017. In October, two months after the travel warning, visitor arrivals were up 8.8%.

Major Remodeling At Mercado Municipal
By CALEB HOOGLAND

The local market in San Jose, known as the Mercado Municipal, is undergoing a significant remodel and has been under construction since July. It was so-called guaranteed to be done in less than four months.

Que Pasa in Cabo?
By DAVID FLORES

New plan for new tax. Bending to push back from cruise ship lines, airlines and the local hotel association, the governor has postponed charging international tourists a $20 USD tax when coming to visit Los Cabos. Nobody wants to collect it for the government.

What's Going On In This Country?
By SANTIAGO VERDUGO

Newspaper talk We like newspaper talk, we’re newsies. The federal government’s huge spending on advertising in newspapers has been criticized by people who believe the use of the public’s money limits freedom of the media.