NORTH: July 25, 2016
Mexico is seeing a drastic increase in identity theft, soaring more than 600% in the past four years. 2015 losses total more than $7.5 million (that’s dollars, folks, not pesos), a 19% increase over 2014.
Good news to everyone who knows the pain of going to pay utility bills in person in Mexico, especially when you have to go to eight different places for a single household. And those of you who have more than one home, well good luck with that.
Vogue promotes the wine valley. The internationally known Vogue magazine helped boost our local wine valley this month with a great article titled, “Why You Might Want to Skip Napa and Visit Mexico’s Wine Country Instead”.
Where do all these people come from? The Tlalpan toll booths on the highway between Mexico City and Acapulco began operations in 1952, and one year later 70 vehicles passed through it on an average day. Today, that figure is greater than 35,000 in a single day.