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Once Upon A Time

Editorial How Expats Claim Turf in a New Country by Beryl Gorbman The Yucatan Yenta Imagine an elegant, colonial Mexican city called Gongora. Gongora was in the State of Montebello, Mexico, where breezes played through the hills and there was … Continue reading

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Merida Expat Legacy of the 1980s

Beryl Gorbman www.yucatan-yenta.com Actually, it’s not much of a legacy. It’s a not-very-interesting history. The foreign community of Merida was founded primarily (with notable exceptions) by drunks, misfits and criminals. Fortunately, things have changed. Who becomes an expat? I’m not … Continue reading

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Expat Thoughts

Beryl Gorbman I moved to Mexico at least partly because the Bush administration was so brutal to so many. They killed many of the things I loved about the USA. Like hope, pride, and the feeling of belonging to something … Continue reading

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