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Mexican shoppers stock up in Tucson - Booming Mexican economy good news for Southern AZ
Tucson Citizen ^
Posted on 12/16/2003 3:31:42 PM PST by jmcclain19
Edited on 05/07/2004 5:37:59 PM PDT by Jim Robinson.
Ulises Lizarraga (left), a 31-year-old native of Caborca, Sonora, says the lower prices of goods make shopping in the United States a bargain.
NOGALES, Ariz. - As Ulises Lizarraga loads his new stereo, computer printer and other Christmas gifts into the back of his car, he knows he got some great deals.
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TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events; US: Arizona
KEYWORDS: aliens; arizona; christmasseason; economy; immigrantlist; mexico; shopping
Thats the way it should be, come over spend your money, go home. Thats what I did in Nogales for years.
posted on 12/16/2003 3:52:00 PM PST
Something is WRONG here.
Didn't WE used to go to Mexico to get bargains, etc?
posted on 12/16/2003 4:09:54 PM PST
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The only real bargain there nowadays is ceramic products.
posted on 12/16/2003 4:51:27 PM PST
I fondly recall my youthful days when we made frequent trips to acuna shopping for panoche, liquor, benzedrina, and spanish fly.
Shopping can be okay --- but what happens if the Mexicans ever get smart and just put up their own stores that sell imported items from China for the same prices?
posted on 12/16/2003 4:55:44 PM PST
More common, he said, are people seeking low-cost pharmaceuticals and medical attention.
I'll bet. Its tough to beat the price of US taxpayer subsidized health care.
posted on 12/16/2003 6:50:58 PM PST
(Fac ut vivas)
And many of us have heartache for a dismal Christmas, but hey so long as the illegals are robbing us and having a good one!
posted on 12/16/2003 10:02:44 PM PST
(Saddam gives new meaning to "Ace in the Hole")
Yeah make your money under the table in the USofA, go home, shop in Arizona. Life ezzz good.
posted on 12/17/2003 1:18:00 AM PST
If they were smart Mexico wouldn't be the rat-infested, disease riddden hole that it is.
posted on 12/17/2003 4:25:32 AM PST
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