Mexico

Fobidden Mexican Names Probably Should Be

In Sonora, people have been giving their babies some quirky names. It might seem overly paternal, but some of those names have been outlawed. The authorities said they wanted to prevent bullying. The biggest list I could find came from the Guardian. Here they are:

Burger King

Robocop

Terminator

Hitler

Lady Di

Email

Virgen (Virgin)

Escroto (Scrotum)

Hermione (From 

Batman

Usnavy (US Navy)

Ándale

Ándale

My experiences in Mexico, including counseling bi-cultural couples, has taught me some interesting lessons. People that adjust to a new culture succeed by being open and flexible. In this post, I'd like to share what I learned about something I call "The Ándale Release."

Dec. 20, 2011: Rosarito News in English, CNR TV 54

Dec. 13, 2011: Rosarito News in English, CNR TV 54

Rosarito in English Main Page

Previous Broadcasts from 2011

Topics (Scroll down for video)

December 13, 2011

Top Headlines

New home for the Flying Samaritans in Rosarito! You can see it from the freeway.

Brief comment on the Mayors "State of the City" address, video.

Jan. 10, 2012: Rosarito News in English, CNR TV 54

Previous Broadcasts - 2011

Previous Broadcasts

Some of our earlier broadcasts (2011) of CNR 54 Rosarito News in English with Robert Yourell

Dec. 20, 2011

Some of the topics:
Contest result: The winner's project will greet travelers as they enter Rosarito.
Telephone extortion: New information.
Preventing loneliness for ourselves and others. Ways to stay connected!

November 22, 2011 Broadcast

Rosarito CNR News in English, Presented by Robert Yourell

November 22, 2011 Broadcast
Part 1 of 2

Assistance to needy people in Plan Liberatador. Interview: Javier Hernandez Tobalina, President Of United For Rosarito

$4,000,800 M.N. invested by city in infrasctructure. Focusing on eight areas that are especially in need. Interview: Pablo Cota, director of Social Development (Desarrollo Social Municipal)

Nov. 1, 2011: Rosarito News in English, CNR TV 54

Rosarito in English Main Page &amp most recent program.

Nov. 11, 2011

Where does Ensenada end and Rosarito begin? The mayor gets tough on the controversy.

What will the police be doing on halloween? And how much does mexico even care about this holiday?

Vendors hurt by low tourism: how badly, and who can they turn to for support?

Good news for older members of the community: We report on expanded services.

Nov. 1, 2011: Rosarito News in English, CNR TV 54

Rosarito News in English Main Page &amp most recent program, Rosarito resources, Rosarito weather, Rosarito web cam.

Nov. 11, 2011

Where does Ensenada end and Rosarito begin? The mayor gets tough on the controversy.

What will the police be doing on halloween? And how much does mexico even care about this holiday?

Vendors hurt by low tourism: how badly, and who can they turn to for support?

Good news for older members of the community: We report on expanded services.

High IQ Society Networks in Mexico

Mensa

A piece about Mensa, the high IQ society brings up all sorts of questions. For those interested in networking with folks that like intellectual conversation, this article is especially for you. But other points will get an airing here as well, such as, "Is Mensa elitist?"

North Baja Social Meetings are not Exclusive

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