Monthly Archives: June 2012

Ley Seca in La Paz for Presidential Elections

SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT: There seems to be some confusion out there in land about La Ley Seco (Law for selling alcohol this weekend), here in La Paz for the upcoming Presidential Elections. City council of La Paz decreed the following…”veinticuatro horas del sabado 30...

G20 Summit in Los Cabos Declared a Success

The G20 Summit held in Los Cabos on June 18th to the 19th has closed with leaders of the worlds 20 most industrialized and developing economies promising to continue to work together on the financial crisis in Europe and generating global growth.  Other topics discussed...

Mexico heading to the Polls July 1st, 2012

Mexico heading to the Polls July 1st Everywhere you turn in Mexico, whether it is on the streets, at family gatherings or coffee shops, conversation always seems to get directed towards the upcoming federal elections. Federal elections are scheduled every six years, on the first...

Ciudad de los Niños , the Orphanage in La Paz, Graduates 7 Leaders of the Future!

Congrats to the Ciudad de los Niños in La Paz, the orphanage run by the Catholic Church,  and 7 students who have recently completed the high school leadership course!  The class is designed to help each set goals for their futures and finding ways to...

The Baja Citizen is out on the street!

The June 26th edition of the Baja Citizen is on the street! Grab your copy at your favourite location in La Paz. The edition will be on-line June 30th.

Setting the Record Straight on the Mexican Government’s “No-Pets-in-Cabin Policy” for Airlines

SHERYL HAMILTON Two months ago, a letter went out from the Mexican Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGAC) to all US and Canadian airlines, reminding them of a 2007 Directive which, among other things, prohibits transporting pets in the cabin on all flights to, from...

LAST WALKABILITY AUDIT IN LA PAZ – JOIN US

The International Community Foundation has invited expert Paul Zykofsky to perform walkability audits throughout La Paz on June 26th, 2012. He will be doing a walkability audit in English on Monday morning from 7:30-8:30am. Meet at the CREA, on Forjadores, across from Aramburo. Following the...

La Paz Ladies Luncheon at TrocaderO’s – June Edition!

Luiza Lanoy Thirty-five of us enjoyed a fabulous luncheon at TrocaderO’s.  Chef Maria Fimbres pulled out all the stops to create a memorable luncheon for our group.  Everyone raved about her tasty dishes.  The choices were a chicken breast stuffed with blue cheese and ham,...

EXPO TATTOO LA PAZ 2012 IS ON NOW!

THE SECOND ANNUAL EXPO TATTOO LA PAZ, 2012 IS ON NOW, SATURDAY JUNE 16TH, AND SUNDAY JUNE 17TH, AT “THE SHOPPES AT LA PAZ”, FROM 10 AM TO 10 PM AND WILL ENJOY THE PARTICIPATION OF MEXICAN TATTOO ARTISTS, AS WELL AS THREE FOREIGN PARTICIPANTS FROM...

LORETO FINALLY DECLARED A “PUEBLO MAGICO”

LORETO FINALLY DECLARED A “PUEBLO MAGICO” TBC With the Secretary of Tourism in Mexico, Gloria Guevara Manzo, Governor of BCS, Marcos Covarrubias Villaseñor and Mayor of Loreto Jorge Alberto Aviles Perez on hand, Loreto was finally declared yesterday a “Magical Town” in Mexico, increasing the...