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TOB suggested American legion. I don’t pass by there to often but hopefully I can drop it off if someone will take it and know what to do with it. All flags should be respected and disposed of with respect. Mexican flag is my flag that  I honor and respect but it has seen it’s day flying in the sun. Time to buy a new one and a good time with Independence Day and flags everywhere. 
Any other proper flag disposal protocol appreciated. 

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1 hour ago, sm1mex said:

TOB suggested American legion. I don’t pass by there to often but hopefully I can drop it off if someone will take it and know what to do with it. All flags should be respected and disposed of with respect. Mexican flag is my flag that  I honor and respect but it has seen it’s day flying in the sun. Time to buy a new one and a good time with Independence Day and flags everywhere. 
Any other proper flag disposal protocol appreciated. 

According to the Mexican Emblem, Flag and Hymn law, burning the flag is the correct way to dispose of a damaged or old flag but it should be done with respect. If it is not done respectfully or it's not a damaged flag, burning it will get you fined with the equivalent of 250 days of minimum wage (around $1,000 USD)and can get you 35 days of jail time. Suggest you let someone show you how to use "google", it really is VERY simple. I just "googled" this "how to dispose of an old Mexican flag" and guess what I found? :D

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Give it to some army guys. A little damage isn't going to bother them when hanging it on a wall or flying it. I've seen those guys eat with their hands and even dig with their hands ewwwww :) Savages I tell ya, they're all savages no matter what country they are from ;) Ya give it to some army guys. My bet is it will give some of them a smile and maybe a fun fight over it at some point. The flag could end up being prized on some guys man cave being blessed with companions watching football championships every year.

Giving it to an American Legion isn't what a Mexican patriot would consider appropriate.

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Just fly it! A little wear and even  lot is no big deal. When I was  at my cabin in Montana July 1 and 4, I flew my pre 1948 Canadian flag and the 48 state,which obviously weren't like new. Change yer mind set from imaculate[sic] to used and still useful-EH!

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Here's a link to the protocols, in Spanish, but you could copy-paste to an online translator: http://www.hgo.sep.gob.mx/content/convocatorias/estrategiaHEH/ANEXO_12_PROTOCOLO_INCINERACION_Y_ABANDERAMIENTO.pdf 

The Legion no doubt follows protocols for the U.S. flag. I'd assume the Chapala gov't offices (the Mayor's office) follows protocols for the Mexican flag, so perhaps drop it off at the Mayor's office.

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That's really quite interesting to read, but IMO it applies more to a flag that has been in service (military etc) since there's a very long and detailed ceremony involed.  I suspect asking at Chapala, San Antonio, or AJijic delegation offices to see if they would accept is one's best move... and I will do it for ours.

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