Daily Archives: December 6, 2017

Christmas Tianguis Have Taken Over Downtown La Paz

TBC Drive with precaution if you are heading downtown in the next few weeks. The traditional La Paz Christmas Tianguis have taken over several blocks of historic downtown La Paz, making driving and parking a little more hazardous. The Tianguis, or open-air street stands, can...

Helping Restore Reef Fish in the Archipelago Espíritu Santo National Park

Only 14 miles from the city of La Paz lies the archipelago known as Espíritu Santo, one of the most beautiful island groups in all the Sea of Cortez. The beautiful landscape and bays make the islands a highly desirable destination for locals and visitors...

En un Respiro Underwater Photographic Exhibition

TBC Leonardo González, a naturalist photographer specializing in marine life and landscapes, opened his photographic exhibition, “En un Respiro” on November 16th at the NIM Restaurant, La Paz. Of the 60 or so photographs exhibited, 30 images were offered for auction, with all proceeds donated...

La Comunidad Big Band de La Paz – December 7th, 2017

Mark your calendars … La Comunidad Big Band de La Paz is playing a free concert at the Casa de la Cultura on Madero Street in La Paz on December 7th. Details to follow on The Baja Citizen Facebook page.

Christmas in La Paz – From House Guest to Homecoming

By Melissa A. Bartell The first Christmas I spent in La Paz was only a few months after my parents moved here, and I came toting a box nearly as tall as I am. The bottom third was filled with Ghirardelli chocolate chips, Celestial Seasonings...

Noche Buena – Three Very Different Meanings

By Susan Fogel If you have lived in or visited Mexico regularly at the holidays, then you have heard or seen the words Noche Buena. Did you know that these two words, that literally translated, mean The Good Night, have three very different usages. Most...

HAVE YOU PAID AGUINALDO TO YOUR EMPLOYEES?

By Gisela Talamantes Saenz It is that time of year in Mexico when the Aguinaldo needs to be paid. Article 87 of the Federal Labor Law establishes the Aguinaldo as an obligation/benefit, with the objective to grant to the employees a sufficient amount of money...