Is Mexico Safe?

Discussion in 'Americas' started by Arte, Feb 1, 2010.

  1. miguelito

    miguelito Been here awhile

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    +1, although I enjoyed reading it. Stratfor is in the business of selling security to corporations and wealthy individuals around the world, ergo their business success is enhanced by overplaying the need for security in Mexico and around the world. Variation #456 on "following the money".
  2. miguelito

    miguelito Been here awhile

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    Naw! It was all that good clean living! :D
  3. Turkeycreek

    Turkeycreek Gringo Viejo

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    The government doesn't build them, politicians build them. Pat\y for infrastructure with state and federal money, then their family business gets investors and builds condos. Then they get more money and build an airport. Puerta Peñasco?
  4. acejones

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    The net result is the same.
  5. rockymountainoyster

    rockymountainoyster Been here awhile

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    Nuevo Vallarta is one of the most disgusting places I have been in Mexico. Costa Careyes on the other hand was very tastefully done. It was/is expensive. Some Italians were involved with that development. In 1984 I could have bought a nice piece of property there. I assessed the risk and decided not to. Not gonna play the woulda, coulda, shoulda game... like I shoulda dated Cheryl Jean Stopplemoor when I had the chance in 1972 and she went and married David Ladd! Very cute girl from Lawrence, KS. All American. When I went to Costa Careyes in 2010 I had a look at some of the houses, beautiful bougainvilla draped affairs on a nearly pristine cove (loggerhead turtle rookery) with a bankrupt Club Med resort. The place looked great. Not sure how Cheryl looks these days! Diamonds on the soles of her shoes?
  6. Hektoglider

    Hektoglider One with Life

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    I don't think the temps got above 14'C the other day.
  7. acejones

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    And where might that be ?
  8. JT

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    Looks like the road to Real de Catorce.
  9. acejones

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    That would explain the temps.
  10. Bato

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    Coming back from VERACRUZ last week Bato did a technical stop to get into some layers as it started to get cold :rofl
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  11. going south

    going south hero & Zero...

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    You have it half right... there business is selling fear to the masses, who then gladly turn over there money for a since of security
    and when nothing bad happens they play it up to the world "look how good we are"

    fear is a great motivator....
  12. tricepilot

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    Interesting place to stop: on the highway with your pants down and a truck coming :rofl

    The maniacal grin makes it even better :lol3
  13. MikeMike

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    Don' t forget he was also spotted topless on the road out of Jalcomulco!
    He keeps his clothes on in restaurants and bars, however.
  14. Bato

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    It's that the new walmart in Teotihuacan? :rofl

    BTW Bato is in Acuna he drove back from Monclova last night in the dark it wasn't that much fun 4 militry check points essay to get through someone rob the TELCEL store in Monclova they took all the cellphones there so there were 4 helicopters flying over town in one given moment and the main boulevard full of marins it looked like Slim was upset
    Heard from the locals that PENA NIETO is thinking on canceling the purchase of his new Boing 787
  15. MikeMike

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    No worries, we can always take up a collection for him to buy a really well used and poorly maintained Soviet transport plane!
    What? You say he wants to buy American?:deal
    Ok!
    Let's get him a 737-200 from an African airline that has been having financial trouble!:clap

    Or maybe some wings made of wax and feathers and call him Icarus Nieto.
  16. Bato

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    I,m not worried about the 787 but the six years to come
  17. tricepilot

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    He's looking pretty buff.

    And I mean that in the good way :clap :rofl
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    Seriously? He's getting a 787, WTF!?

    Probably figures the people can eat cake

    What a douche, next six years should be interesting

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