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Letters to the Editor

photos of the baja citizen Thanks to you and your staff as always. As people comment to me about your new cover (an additional thanks) they always include a word about what a great job you do with the entire magazine, your writers and their articles, very interesting and professional, and the new format…a...

It is Semana Santa in Mexico

Visitors to BCS headed to the beaches during the summer of 2016. It is Semana Santa in Mexico, which means it’s vacation time! Semana Santa is a big deal in Mexico and a tradition that cannot be ignored or go unnoticed. During the days leading up to Easter Sunday, downtown will be cleared out, beaches will start...

Quichu Isais, Maestra Extraordinairia

Doña Quichu Isais By Carol Dyer Today I had the privilege of speaking with my next-door neighbor, Quichu Isais, maestra extraordinairia, about her music career and the new mural painted by Colectivo TOMATE , on Independencia street, depicting her image. Maestra Quichu and the word piano are synonymous...

Beach Volleyball to Return to La Paz April 7th-10th

volleyball By Russ Ham Beach volleyball returns to the playas of La Paz in April. NORCECA, the continental volleyball confederation, is including a stop in La Paz. Five days of beach volleyball will be played on sand courts along the malecón beginning April 7th. Nubia Esthela...

Jazz Fest La Paz Coming April 1st, 2017

Jazz Fest April 1st 2017 By Shari Hammerman This is exciting news folks!  A group of La Paz locals have put together a new jazz festival that they hope will grow into a multi-day annual event! Jazz Fest La Paz will be held on the beach at Playa Coromuel, April...

Women Professionals in Real Estate In La Paz

VISTA PROPERTIES half By Susan A. Fogel Last Wednesday, I was honored to interview all but two of the women real estate agents profiled here. But I know all of them. I have worked with all of them over the years. They are a varied group. Their time...

Take Advantage of the Mes de Testamento in March in Mexico

College of Public Notaries of the State of Baja California Sur Are You a Foreigner With Assets in Mexico?   By Gisela Talamantes Saenz During the months of March and September, the College of Public Notaries of the State of Baja California Sur reduces their fees by 50% for granting wills. Also, some Notary Public offices...

Asdeporte La Paz Triathlon: March 24th and 25th

La Paz Under the Moonlight Triathlon. Government Photo By Russ Ham The La Paz malecón is a busy place for sporting events in the spring. Besides the NORCECA volleyball tourney, where five days of beach volleyball will be played on sand courts along the malecón beginning April 6th, there is a “Somos Runners”...

Beach Volleyball to Return to La Paz April 6-10

TBCVolleyball49a251 Beach Volleyball to Return to La Paz April 6-10 By Russ Ham Beach volleyball returns to the playas of La Paz in April. NORCECA, the continental volleyball confederation, is including a stop in La Paz. Five days of beach volleyball will be played on sand...

Mexican Health Insurance

e mail agave malecon By Susan Fogel Health insurance for all the people by 2025. That is the vision of the administration of the Seguro Popular (insurance for the people). Seguro Popular is one of the three major public insurance systems in Mexico. Another is the Instituto de Seguridad...