Archives for June 2013

Monterrey, City of Industry June 24, 2013

City of Industry, City of Mountains, Sultan of the North. All three monikers are common and apt descriptions of Monterrey, Mexico. This bustling city of over 4 million is the third largest in the country after Mexico City and Guadalajara. Located roughly 150 miles from both Laredo and McAllen, Texas, it’s the capital of Nuevo […] Read the full article…

INTRODUCTION: The What and Why of “The Other Side of the Peso”

  “Águila o sol” (eagle or sun), the Mexican equivalent of “heads or tails,” harks back to a time when the front of a peso bore the sun image of the Aztec calendar and the back showed the eagle and serpent still found on today’s peso coin and on the Mexican flag. Here in the […] Read the full article…