NORTH: August 24, 2015
The Mexican peso has declined to an alarming 16.48 exchange rate against the U.S. dollar. The reasons are very complicated but most analysts agree that several factors are involved.
The U.S. Consulate General in Tijuana is pleased as punch to announce the arrival of William A. Ostick as the new Consul General in Tijuana as of July 30th. Ostick will serve in Tijuana for the next three years, with jurisdiction over the entire Baja California peninsula.
Run for your life! Local hunting season began this past 21st of August and will continue until next February. Around 6,200 square miles are available in Baja for hunting, and most of this land is in the Ensenada municipality.
A troupe of film students descended upon Rosarito to participate in the 7th Annual Rosarito Film Festival, a week-long intensive workshop through the auspices of Emerson College, the LA Internship Project, Campus MovieFest, Rediscover Rosarito Project, and the Rosarito Beach Hotel.