‘Administration’ News

Welcome to the Summer Edition of The Baja Citizen!

I have been calling La Paz home for almost 20 years now and I still find myself amazed at how beautiful it is. I consider myself so fortunate to live here.  La Paz has just become even more special with the renovation of two high...

Clinica Communitaria Familiar in El Centenario

By Carla Wilson On a gorgeous and cool Saturday morning, I headed for El Centenario to visit the newly-opened Clinica Communitaria Familiar.  The clinic is a project of the non-profit Fundación Astra, whose mission is to provide health care, free of charge, to the community...

NORCECA Beach Volleyball in La Paz – On Now!

Five days of beach volleyball in La Paz 🏐are coming our way.NORCECA, the continental volleyball confederation, is including a stop in La Paz once again this year. June 6th to the 10th on the sands of the malecon of La Paz games will be played...

MAR LIBRE – Still Rescuing Our Reefs and Mangroves

By Tamara Double Mar Libre is a La Paz-based action group of predominantly Mexican volunteers of all ages and walks of life, with a smattering of foreign residents just for good measure.  Their mission is to stem the tide of man-made trash and pollutants that...

May Days!

TBC May is one of the busier months of the year in Mexico, with a mountain of special days to consider if you either work or study here. Please take into account these dates before making any major plans. May 1st – Labor Day This...

Learning Mexican Food Culture

By Russ Ham There are many doors into Mexican culture — music, sports, religion, history, and more — but few offer such immediate gratification as food.  Working together to prepare a meal is an ancient human experience, and Bernardo Aguado Jiménez and Hilda Medina Vargas...

Everything you always wanted to Know about the water in La Paz (but were afraid to ask)

By Alejandra Campos In Baja California Sur, including La Paz, we need to be very careful not to use too much water. The city of La Paz has a population of 272 711 habitants and the highest rate of population growth at the national level:...

Welcome to the Spring Edition of The Baja Citizen!

It has been a busy couple of months for me In La Paz. I have had lots of family visiting. Some family who come every year, others who came to visit for the first time. And as you can imagine, just as you folks do...

Update on Carnaval La Paz and Whale Watching

La Paz seems to be getting back to normal after a commercially busy and festive December. However, the big question still remains – will it be or won’t it be? Will the malecon be ready for La Paz’s biggest street festival, Carnaval La Paz 2018?...

10 Places to Visit In and Around La Paz

By Flavia Faustini The entire Municipality of La Paz has become the ultimate snowbird hangout with warm temperatures during the day and cooler evenings along with its beautiful natural resources and laid back culture. There are several must-visit places while here in the Baja than...