SMART PHONES IN A NOT-SO-SMART SOCIETY
A GUIDE TO CELL PHONE CIVILITY IN MEXICO
(All incidents are based on personal observation or reliable informants).
Amazing as it may seem, cell phones are now more ubiquitous in Mexico than tortillas! People cannot take a walk, ride a bus, work out in the gym, or even take a leak without them. So if you are a tourist or new resident of Mexico and you have your cell phone in hand, it behooves you to learn the national etiquette for this omnipresent apparatus.