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PALABRA POR PALABRA OCTOBER BOOK CLUB – THE BIRTH HOUSE

PALABRA POR PALABRA OCTOBER BOOK CLUB – THE BIRTH HOUSE Do you enjoy reading books and want to share your thoughts with others? The Palabra por Palabra book club is always welcoming new readers to the group.  We will be getting together on Tuesday, October...

3rd Annual Ocean Conservancy International Coastal Clean Up at Balandra!

CALLING ALL OCEAN LOVERS! Please save the Date: Sunday, September 25, 2011 @ 10:00AM Location: Balandra Beach, in La Paz, BCS Mexico. Please join us for the 3rd Annual Ocean Conservancy International Coastal Clean Up at Balandra Beach this Sunday at 10:00 AM. There will...

Property Tax Discount Until the End of September

The Municipality of La Paz has announced a temporary tax discount program that is now in effect until September 30th, 2011. A 50% discount is available on all fines that were applied for not paying your property taxes on time prior to 2011. The total...

LA PAZ’S EXPO CONSTRUCCION DATES ANNOUNCED

The annual Expo Construccion will be held in La Paz on November 18th to the 21st.  The Mexican Chamber of the Construction Industry – La Paz – organizes the event, featuring over 100 exhibitors and attended by over 35,000 visitors.  Not only will the latest...

The Municipality of La Paz Debuts Tourist Police Units for the Maleco

In the hot summer month of August, the local tourist police fraction of the Municipality of La Paz Police Force debuted two new, 3-wheeled units to patrol the malecon. The tourist police units come with the main objective of helping out tourists, both national and...

BANKS CLOSED FOR MEXICO’S INDEPENDENCE DAY

It is important to note that due to Mexico’s Independence Day, celebrated on September 15th and 16th, banks, schools and most government offices will be closed on Friday, September 16th, making for a long weekend.  Viva Mexico!!!

WILL AND TESTAMENT DISCOUNT FOR MONTH OF SEPTEMBER WITH NOTARIO PUBLICOS

When one departs this world, one normally leaves goods that were his or hers. These goods (movable or immovable) must be transmitted to someone or the government will confiscate them. In Mexico, the unclaimed goods are then distributed to needed people. Therefore, it is crucial...

BCS Remains Optimistic About Its Economic Future

On August 19, the National Institute of Statistics and Geography, INEGI, released the results of a national survey of jobs and employment for the second trimester of 2011. In Baja California Sur, during the period of April to June of this year, there were a...

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Hot August Nights First Annual Charity Event at Tailhunter – A Rockin’ n Rollin’ Success!

Here in La Paz, August can easily be called “Summer Hell” it is hot, hot, hot. Many businesses go into stasis, waiting for the cool weather, and tourists and the foreign snowbirds to return. Mexican state and federal employees have extended vacations. So a “why...