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    Re: S#!t people from SJDS say....

    They are foooked........BOHICA. Better off going back to Managua and getting a hotel room by the month than having stand alone unlimited internet via Claro. In 2004 & 2005 I had some real estate...
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    Re: Papaya in Florida

    For the proliferation of the trees and the ease to grow it is always amazed me that Nica's don't eat more of it. It is much more popular in other LatAm countries. But as my wife says "smells like...
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    Re: Vaccine

    Felix, I hear you. I am glad your sister is OK. Without a doubt this virus is a complicated and serious thing. But there are a ton of unknowns. As far as anecdotal things go, at the height of...
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    Re: Vaccine

    Wife and I had the virus in late July, almost a year ago. She is showing strong anti-bodies still. I had been taking all the preventatives that I could and never had a symptom. Wife had sniffles...
  5. Re: Pandemic - the problem with the Chinese Communist Party

    That cow is not only out barn via the open doors, it is two counties over and has been caught, kilt, butchered, and processed. No US politician can ever be "fiscally responsible" again and hope to...
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    Re: Thoughts on the current Pandemic

    Hey Kevin, your PM box is full, not accepting new PM's....uuugghhh. And I agree, as a Race, humans can be a lot stupider.
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    Re: Arabs and Jews.....

    The Israeli Jews also hammered Palestinian Christians along the way in this deal. Entirely about land and the Goddam British, yet again, served up a plate of heaping shit and the US foreign policy...
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    Re: Arabs and Jews.....

    Just never any solution to that mess. The Jews don't even have a solution.
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    Re: Old BS Trumps the New BS

    Absolutely correct. Sending money back to Mexico is their second largest industry in terms of revenue, just slightly behind oil. It is way, way up there for the CentAm countries, as mentioned it...
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    Re: Old BS Trumps the New BS

    From where I watch the 3rd world meet the 2.25 world for the most part with a little of the 1st world thrown in for good measure, lots of people are back to normal for the most part. See humans...
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    Re: Old BS Trumps the New BS

    American carriers are surviving on the government bailout, surprise, surprise, when that either goes away or is reduced the current shitty experience will be glorious in comparison.

    Went to the...
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    Re: Thoughts on the current Pandemic

    Saturday saw one of those inflatable gorillas with a young girl, with mask mind you, and an arrow out of the street saying "Covid Vaccine Here", and free on the other side. Don't know about the rest...
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    Re: Up-to-date travel info

    In the good old days, not so long ago, before Continental joined up with United I was able to buy these odd tickets out of MGA back to one of the 3 airports in the RGV for less than $200. I would go...
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    Re: 2021 - Fresh crap...

    That looks fairly accurate from what I remember. I wanna say we made it from McAllen to Chetumal in about 23 hours driving time. McAllen to right at the GUA border was, I think it is El Ceibo, was...
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    Re: 2021 - Fresh crap...

    Pirate is much more up to date on things all the way through than I am. He offers lots of good advice. It has been years since I ran from from Brownsville to Guatemala. I have bused it from GUA...
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    Re: Google News, March 29, 2021

    I got the email alert on that today as well. Supposedly due to not being able to get raw materials is what they claim. It was ironic as 10 minutes after I saw that blurb, our box supplier in Mex...
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    Re: Interesting Business Model

    All really depends where and for what. If managed correctly, and that is GD rub and the GD PIA, Mexican labor is about the same or less than Central America. Just takes a lot more effort. In the...
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    Re: What really drives CA immigration?

    The conundrum about economies in LatAm is that as the economy gets shittier the value of real estate will go up. Why? Cords/Pesos/Limps/Etc. possibly losing value and many of them chasing the same...
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    Re: What really drives CA immigration?

    Big, juicy, hormone laced leg quarters were $0.29 a pound last week on sale at HEB in South Texas in 10 pound bag. This week $0.39 cents.

    I always found chicken and pork more expensive in...
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    Re: What really drives CA immigration?

    I have worked for in LatAm for 29 years, the bulk of the time has been Nicaragua and Mexico, but with stints in El Salvador, Honduras, Haiti, Guatemala, the DR, and even CR back in the day. Factor...
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    Re: What really drives CA immigration?

    I would really be surprised if it were that few. When you drive a 42 mile stretch of road that runs along the river like I do every day right now and see several groups of 20+ walking down the road...
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    Re: Thoughts on the current Pandemic

    All of us have anecdotes and experiences about the virus, these vary from the sublime to the horrific. Just last night the most successful taco stand owner in Camargo, Tamaulipas, Mexico died of...
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    Re: Thoughts on the current Pandemic

    I can't quite tell by the posts on here who is in favor of what and or defending what position regarding these lock downs. I guess it is that fine Aggie education on display.

    My opinion is...
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    Re: Well....not exactly Nicaragua.....

    The fucking windmills kicked our ass. This cold shit is for the birds, dead frozen birds. I was a wild ass teen in the big one, 83', and there was a hiccup for power or anything else back then. ...
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    Re: Are we there yet?

    Absolutely agree. One thing the old guerillas know is that revolucion es caro, and if they can keep folks in country hand to mouthing it and external money out of the country, unless it come through...
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