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u2girlie
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Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Playa del Carmen
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Originally Posted by PlayadelSolDos View Post
There are two economies here. The dollar economy and the peso economy. Those of us who work (some by choice but most not) in the peso economy cannot afford the prices set for the dollar economy. So, at certain times of the year (for most places, low season), those of us who work in the peso economy are given a chance to enjoy the places where our friends and neighbors work. Otherwise, we don't go. These prices allow some places to maintain employment in the off-season for those who might normally be laid off. There is no double standard. You are always welcome to move here and look for a job in the peso economy.
Exactly.
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