SOUTH: June 15, 2015
The Federal Electricity Commission (CFE), stood at the ready with 200 extra bucket trucks to quickly fix any downed power poles wiped out by Blanca, which didn’t even enjoy the status of a hurricane by the time it reached us; it had been demoted to the lowly status of a tropical storm.
1. Mexico has a $1.26 trillion economy, making it the 15th largest economy in the world, and the 11th taking into account power purchasing parity. This makes Mexico a so-called “middle power”: falling just short of being a G7 economy, it is nevertheless an economic power to be reckoned with.
A small but determined group of residents in El Pescadero, a small village about 40 minutes north of Cabo San Lucas, are working on a community mural right in the heart of town.