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Transportation Laws: Is Competition In and Monopolizing Out in Quintana Roo?

On May 28, 2018, the Quintana Roo Congress unanimously approved the State Mobility Law. Among other points this new law makes way for digital platform transportation companies like UBER, a long-awaited solution to some of the issues passengers have with the current system. The taxi union in Quintana Roo have had a monopoly on transport for years; this new law opens up the market for fair competition of transportation companies. The new regulations will allow a safer, and more reliable option for users of public transportation. Regulated prices and safety are currently the most significant concerns for the public using taxi...

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Considerations Regarding Hiring and Firing Employees in Mexico

Mexico’s labor laws favor the side of the employee; it is crucial as a business owner to understand the labor laws in Mexico before hiring or firing an employee.  It is important to screen your potential employees for the right fit as firing an employee can be expensive and complicated. Confirm their immigration status: The company owner is obligated to ensure all employees have the legal right to work in Mexico. The business owner may resolve the matter by offering the candidate a job offer, but ensure their immigration status is resolved before hiring them to avoid fines to the...

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Determining a Personal Injury Case in Mexico

If you have experienced an injury, physically, emotionally or financially in Mexico, you may have grounds for a Personal Injury Case. The legal definition of personal injury refers to the harm done to the body caused by someone else’s actions. In the case of injuries occurring in tourist areas, resorts or tourism activities, the Tourism Law for the State of Quintana Roo clearly states that any tourism service provider must implement all necessary security measures to ensure the guest the safe enjoyment and use of facilities, goods, and services offered. You have a claim for compensation and damages in Mexico if...

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Pride Week In Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta is gearing up to host their LGBT Pride week from May 20 to 27, 2018. Not only is the event important for humankind, educating people about equal rights, acceptance and celebrating diversity, but the festival is excellent business for Puerto Vallarta. Last year’s event saw an influx of over 17,000 visitors and the number continues to grow each year. Puerto Vallarta expects this year’s event to be the most significant Pride event in the region. According to the Vallarta Pride website, local businesses, associations, and the LGBT community have joined forces to organize this event, including concerts, entertainment,...

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5 Ways Expat Living will Benefit Your Child

Some people feel that once they start a family their traveling days are over and that they must put down roots in one place, but this is not necessarily true. Traveling and living in different countries is beneficial to children. Living in another country helps develop children into well-rounded human beings. Expat children enjoy the diversity of growing up in another country, with friends from various backgrounds, different races, and religious beliefs. Awareness and Empathy Raising a child in a new country teaches a child many valuable life lessons. They will experience new cultures, languages, and cuisine. Expat children have a broader...

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