Sign in or signup

4,402 active users!!Bandwidth
SATURDAY
JUL 30, 2016
Home
NewsSITE
Events & Blogs
New Audio & Video
BroadcastersNew Stuff!
Local Church Finder
Live Webcasts
Sermons by Bible
Sermons by Topic
Sermons by Speaker
Sermons by Date
Staff Picks
CommentsALL -5 min
Top Sermons
VideosPDFs
Daily Log
PhotosNew Stuff!
StoresNew Stuff!
Online Bible
Hymnal
Daily Reading
Our Services
Submit Sermon
Members Only

Breaking News Home | All | Religion | Society | Tech | Choice | FF | SA News
FRONT PAGE  |  7/30/2016
THURSDAY, MAR 16, 2006  |  22 comments
Mexico says drink the water
MEXICO CITY - There is one rule most tourists hold sacred when visiting Mexico: Don't drink the water.

Those foolish enough to ignore that advice risk the dreaded "Montezuma's Revenge" and other maladies. At least, that's the conventional wisdom.

But Mexican water officials say the fabled warning no longer holds true. In fact, they are so confident about the quality of the water that they are urging Mexicans to drink it — straight from the tap.

The goal of their new campaign, to be launched within the next few months, is to reduce the country's reliance on store-bought water. Mexico is the world's second largest per capita consumer of bottled water after Italy — an expenditure officials say is both costly and unnecessary. The United States, where bottled water is often more a fad than a necessity, ranks 10th. ...


CLICK HERE to Read Entire Article
www.chron.com

   03/14/15  |  Another One Bites the Dust • 2 comments
   03/11/15  |  God Doesn't Want Matt Chandler to be Your Pastor • 21 comments
   01/08/14  |  Christian Post: Warning, this article may offend many Christians • 93 comments
   01/01/14  |  Michelle Obama praises lesbian TV anchor • 17 comments
   12/29/13  |  U.S. Slams 'Conservative Gender Norms' • 377 comments
MORE RELATED ( ) NEWS | MORE..
   07/27/16  |  Democrats Adopt National Platform Forcing Americans to Pay for... • 14 comments
   07/26/16  |  Leaked DNC Documents Show Plans To Reward Big Donors With... • 11 comments
   07/25/16  |  PCUSA's Eighth-Largest Member Church Votes to Leave and Join... • 154 comments
   07/23/16  |  Charlotte loses NBA All-Star game over ‘bathroom bill’ • 68 comments
   07/22/16  |  'Allahu Akbar' gunman slaughters children in Munich • 9 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   07/29/16  |  Feedback Friday for 07-29-16 • 2 comments
   07/15/16  |  Feedback Friday for 07-15-16 • 1 comments
   07/15/16  |  Feedback Friday for 07-22-16 • 1 comments
   07/08/16  |  Feedback Friday for 07-08-16
   07/05/16  |  SermonAudio Tip: Say Hello to the SermonAudio App for the Apple... • 2 comments
MORE SPECIAL | MORE..
   07/30/16  |  Human-rights activist: Facebook enforcing 'blasphemy laws' • 1 comments
   07/30/16  |  Voting for Donald Trump Is a Morally Good Choice? • 28 comments
   07/30/16  |  Former Abortionist Reveals Horror Behind Hillary... • 9 comments
   07/30/16  |  South Sudan: Hundreds of young Christians forced to flee gun...
   07/30/16  |  Climate Change Regulations Will Increase Your Electric Bill • 2 comments
OTHER RECENT NEWS | MORE..
COMMENTS | show all | add new  
    Sorting Order:  
· Page 1 ·  Found: 22 user comment(s)
News Item3/20/06 2:42 PM
33k  
I think AMERICANS should drink MEXICAN tap water!
Only kidding guys
22

News Item3/20/06 12:28 PM
Neil | Tucson  
This doesn't sound like "news" to me. Notice the officials are urging MEXICANS to drink. I never doubted that Mexicans could drink their water - they are acclimatized to it (up to a point, anyway). The issue has been and should still be, AMERICANS shouldn't drink their water because we aren't used to their bugs.

While in Germany, I sampled their excellent tap water. No problems. Europeans need to get over expensive bottled-water habit too (it costs as much as Coke does there).

BTW, I agree with the anti-flouridation crowd here on political grounds; dental hygiene should not be imposed on the populace via the water supply. Note that the movie "Dr. Strangelove" mocked flouridation opponents as silly anti-Communist paranoids. Classic strawman.

21

News Item3/20/06 12:04 PM
mike | mex  
RV
I've never been to Cancun. It's about a 24 hour drive from Mexico City from what I've heard and very expensive. So, I guess I won't see you there. I haved heard that it is very beautiful. I hope you enjoy it.

Take care,
mike

20

News Item3/18/06 11:24 AM
RV | Kenosha  
Mexican Mike
Have you ever been to Acapulco? It's only about 3 to 3 1/2 hours from Mexico City where I am. Let me know when you come down.

No I have not been to Acopulco. We can trade the time share for anywhere in the world but we do not want to take the chance that we will be disapointed. We LOVE Cancun Mexico our time share is at the Royal Islander. We will be going down there APril 29 through May 5th. As long as I drink the water at the resort I am fine, they have a double cuno reverse osmosis filtrating system there. So I will even drink from the tap without any worries.

19

News Item3/18/06 9:28 AM
mike | mex  
Yes Wayne. We planted a church about 9 years ago. It has been slow going but we do praise the Lord for a group of believers that love Him and His people and desire to obey Him. What a blessing it is to serve Christ on the homefront or the foreign field.
18

News Item3/18/06 7:07 AM
Chris M | Australia  
Lance correct, I live about 1000 miles from Sydney but I do travel there at least monthly at the moment. In fact I just arrived home this afternoon and only this morning I enjoyed a nice drink of Sydney tap water where I was working at Macquarie Park (just along from your Uni) & it seemed fine to me! Maybe a dash of scotch & some ice will help?
17

News Item3/18/06 4:29 AM
Lance Eccles | Sydney, Australia  Contact via email
You don't live in Sydney, Chris. Sydney tap water is awful, though it used to be worse (it used to smell of chlorine).
16

News Item3/18/06 3:06 AM
Chris M | Australia  
I drink only tap water, I like the taste better than most bottled water which can range from a bland, distilled water type taste through to salty. As an added bonus tap water is cheap and the flouride is good for you; I am thankful that it is added to our water. Those wondering why dentists are doing well have apparently never eaten American food. I don't think I would try drinking the water in Mexico or other 3rd world country. Frequently the nearer to the tropics the greater the problem with tap water quality.
15

News Item3/18/06 12:22 AM
msc  
Mike from Mex,I bought some grapes which were grown in Mexico. Soon my hands, then my room, smelled like pesticides. I threw the grapes away.
14

News Item3/18/06 12:02 AM
Dr  
I'll drink filthy water before having some filthy concoction of disease and poison injected into my blood.
13

News Item3/17/06 11:04 PM
Wayne M. | British Columbia, Canada  
Mike from Mex,

We see a warning ad on TV now and then in Canada about being sure to get vacinated before travelling to your part of the world or any tropical area. They talk about Hepatitus A and possibly C as being in the water or in ice cubes in restaurants, etc.

Are you a minister down there?

12

News Item3/17/06 8:13 PM
mike | mex  
Oh yes RV. The big resort places depend on Americans and other foreigners so they can't afford to make them sick so that they don't come back. You pay for it though I'm sure right. Your experience is very normal.
Have you ever been to Acapulco? It's only about 3 to 3 1/2 hours from Mexico City where I am. Let me know when you come down.
11

News Item3/17/06 8:06 PM
mike | mex  
I just saw the article RV. So, I'll weigh in.

I would counsel to not drink the water in Mexico City. We either get our drinking water from a filter or buy big 5 gallon containers that have been purified by reverse osmosis. I have thought about starting a new diet and coming up with one of those infomercials and just selling these little vials of MTW to help you lose weight. (My vials would just contain Mexican Tap Water ) Anybody think I could make a living doing that? When I have lived in Mexico, due to the different bacterias adnd parasites, I have a normal weight of about 185-190. When I have been in the States on furlough, I usually get up to about 205.

An interesting note--growing up my parents had an underground spring which was the best water in the world. When I go to their house now and drink it I get Montezuma's revenge. Go figure. Maybe my system has just gotten used to the Mexican microbes and now I can't take the ones in the USA.

Final word--if you think you can't trust the US government, DO NOT TRUST THE MEXICAN GOVERNMENT. Don't drink the water.
I brush my teeth with tap water but don't swallow.

10

News Item3/17/06 7:31 PM
msc  
Fluoridation of water needs to end, period. I grew up on well water and it wasn't fluoridated; yet I still have all my teeth. Besides, most water contains sufficient amounts of naturally occuring fluoride. Too much fluoride is extremely dangerous to the human body (Hydrofluoric acid is very dangerous and possibly some of this is formed from ingested fluoride salts?)Maybe that's why the dentists are doing so well---people's teeth are rotting away from too much fluoride.
9

News Item3/17/06 2:21 PM
Mike | New York  
Dentistry is a bigger and more profitable industry after years of fluoride "protection." How ever can this be?
8

News Item3/17/06 1:08 PM
Jeff | Ft. Worth, TX  Contact via email
Harry,

What would these mass deaths look like if flouridation health concerns were real? Would everyone fall down in a lump at once or would people gradually suffer and pass away of diseases with ambiguous root causes?

7

News Item3/17/06 12:47 PM
Harry | Michigan  
Wow, there are still some strange ideas out there about flouride -- and Christianity. We just haven't seen the predicted mass deaths or illnesses after decades of experience with "poisonous," "embalming fluidic," "undemocratic" flouridated water, and Jesus was a great winemaker!

Less work for dentists, though.

6

News Item3/17/06 12:19 PM
Tony Borrelli | Suburban Philadelphia (USA)  Contact via email
Sorry my Mexican friends, but I don't even drink tap water in Pennsylvania, New jersey, Delaware, Maryland, or new York. There's enough chlorine, flouride, and who knows what else in that water. I believe that flouride is a by product of embalming fluid. With the money Christians save on beer and wine, we can afford to drink either spring water or very highly filtered bottled water.
5

News Item3/17/06 1:05 AM
Wayne M. | British Columbia, Canada  
Dr,

I fought against flouridation in the Greater Vancouver, British Columbia area back around the late 1970s. Contributed much time, carried a large sign that said "Flouridation is Undemocratic" around the bridges of Vancouver and caught the eye of thousands at rush hours.

Talked to different mayors in the area and municipal politicians. The anti-flouridation movement helped at that time to stop the flouridation of the greater Vancouver area by one vote when it was debated by the Greater Vancouver Regional District. It is still flouridation free there.

We also managed to have flouridation stopped in the small town in northwest British Columbia by campaigning and giving the info to a municipal councillor who was able to get a referendum held on it.

It can be stopped but it takes a lot of work getting support of elected officials and conducting a campaign to inform the public about its hazards. People are concerned when they learn about it's health risks.

4

News Item3/16/06 11:44 PM
Dr  
America's water has it's own pollution, with fluoride being the worst poison ADDED to our water. According to the propaganda that says this garbage is good for us, we thus have FORCED medical treatment, rather forced medical experimentation by MASS POISONING! How many deaths and illnesses attributed to this act of terrorism? The terrorists are right here folks, and they ain't Muslims.
3
There are a total of 22 user comments displayed | add new comment |Subscribe to these comments
Jump to Page : [1] 2 | last
Last PostTotal
Former Abortionist Reveals Horror Behind Hillary...
frank: " petranova really jim?? what kind of attitude is that?!! lose-lose..."
-4 sec 
Tim LaHaye, 'Left Behind' author, dies at 90
jim lincoln from nebraska: " john uk amen bro. either a disservice to christ, or..."
-14 min 144 
Democrats Adopt National Platform Forcing Americans to Pay for...
christopher000 from rhode island: "thanks for the word of the day, mike, but it..."
-14 min 14 


Jim Byrd
I Am and His Work

John 4:23-24
Midweek Service
13th Street Baptist Church
Play! | MP4 | RSS


Hourly:
Walk Carefully
Pastor Joseph LoSardo
Bread of Life Fellowship
Staff Picks..

Sponsor:
Paul Washer Review: Puritan Hard Drive

See what Paul Washer calls the most useful Bible study tool in hist­ory. Click here!
www.puritandownloads.com/pa..

Sermon: A Crying Need for Revival
Kevin Swanson

SPONSOR | 7,000+

SPONSOR




                   
He leads none to heaven but whom He sanctifies on the earth. ... John Owen

Gospel of John
Cities | Local | Personal


MOBILE
iPhone + iPad
Church App
Android New!
Church App
Kindle + Nook
Chromecast TV
Apple TV New!
ROKU TV
Amazon Fire TV
Apple Watch
Android Wear
Kindle Reader


HELP
Knowledgebase
Broadcasters
Listeners
Q&A
Uploading Sermons
Uploading Videos
Webcasting
Tips & Tricks
YouTube Screencasts

FOLLOW
Weekly Newsletter
Staff Picks Feed
Site Notices
RSS | Twitter | Facebook
SERVICES | ALL
Local Church Finder | Info
MP3 Play & Download
Mobile Apps
Podcasting
Video Support
Live Webcasting
Transcription
PowerClips
Business Cards
SOLO | MINI | Domain
Favorites | QR Codes
Online Donations
24x7 Radio Stream
INTEGRATION
Sermon Browser
HTML Codes
WordPress
Twitter
Facebook
Logos | e-Sword | BW
JSON API New!

BATCH
Transfer Agent
Protected Podcasts
Upload via Email
Auto-Upload Sermons
Auto-Blog Import
Picasa | FTP | Dropbox
ABOUT US
The largest and most trusted library of audio sermons from conservative churches and ministries worldwide.

Our Services | Articles of Faith
Broadcast With Us
Advertising | Local Ads
CONTACT
info@sermonaudio.com
Support Us | Feedback Fridays New!