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Cover Story – The Business of Sports


The Business of Sports The economic reach of the Valley’s pro sports teams extends beyond the games By Tom Gibbons   It’s a little past noon on a football Sunday, and there’s a wait at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville restaurant in the Westgate City Center in Glendale, giving a visitor a few minutes to check out… Read More →

Protecting Your Mexican Real Estate Investment

Mi Casa, Su Casa

Mi Casa, Su Casa Protecting your Mexican real estate investment By David M. Brown Contrary to what you may have heard, Americans, or any non-Mexican nationals, can purchase property fee simple (or direct deed) in Mexico except when the property is in the restricted zone: 32 miles from the shoreline or 62.5 miles from the… Read More →

Cover Story: State of the Navajo Nation


A president and the window to his Nation’s Future By Peter O’Dowd Somewhere on the Navajo Reservation, most often along Highway 264 between Arizona and New Mexico, a man holds his arm outstretched with a green flag fluttering from his fist. Instead of a thumb, the normal currency for hitchhikers in every other corner of… Read More →