This will be the business of legal cannabis in Mexico

Ilse Maubert Roura MAGAZINE CONTRIBUTOR Expert in entrepreneurs, franchises and business opportunities. While analyzing the law to regulate cannabis, there is already a group of entrepreneurs ready to offer different products. Guillermo Nieto is one of the Mexicans who managed to defend himself before the law for the production and self-consumption of cannabis, or hemp, the plant from which the marijuana grows. But Memo, who is also president of the National Association of the Cannabis Industry ( Anicann ), not only uses the crop for consumption,

The internet is slower in Mexico than in Cuba: study

According to the study Worldwide broadband speed league 2018, Mexico is in the 85th place among the countries with the fastest internet, even below Cuba. According to the Worldwide broadband speed league 2018 study,  Mexico is in the 85th place among the countries with the fastest internet of the 200 participating in the study, even below Cuba. And it is that the download speed of the broadband of Mexico does not reach the world average. In contrast, in the last two years, Cuba

What ever happened to customer service?

In days long gone by, before the internet, you bought a product at a store, let’say a Maytag washing machine. It came with an English manual in a book form with readable type and lots of pretty pictures. If you had any trouble figuring out how to use it or it wasn’t quite working right there was a number in the manual to call. When you called a real person answered the call and offered to help you. You could

The Death of Email?

Those of us old enough to remember the birth of email back in the seventies thought it was the proverbial better than sliced bread. Until that point we had been fumbling with what were then called BBS, or Bulletin Board Services. Awkward and limiting, to say the least. Nothing more than text. Then along came email, or e-mail, electronic mail, as it was introduced by its inventor, Ray Tomlinson, who thought it was just a “neat idea”. Today the number

Is there still a high season and low season?

People who have been here for years will tell you that this area grew by thousands of mainly Americans and Canadians escaping the cold and snow of the north, from October until March, or November through April. They came on Mexico’s six-month tourist visa. When they left you could “roll up the sidewalks”, as they say. Some restaurants just closed their doors in the traditional “low” season. Ajijic was left with those who had decided to retire here year-round taking

With all these new developments approved where’s the planning?

The pace of construction here is incredibly fast, plus with the recent approval of the development to add 17,000 people to the area. It’s all putting a huge strain on the sorely lacking existing infrastructure – water, sewage, electricity, roads and internet. Riberas del Pilar, the largest community on Lake Chapala has no sewage treatment plant. Water quality is bad enough in all of Mexico, but the quality of Lake Chapala is very suspect. Residents in Riberas del Pilar describe