‘Administration’ News

FANLAP Changes Lives

TBC My name is Craig Siemens and I’m a dentist from Victoria, Canada. I first came to La Paz in 2012 to work on my Spanish at a local language school and fell in love with the town, the ocean and its people.  Since that...

AN INTERVIEW WITH TONY GARCIA

The Baja Citizen interviewed Tony Garcia, President of the Mexican Association of Real Estate Professionals of La Paz. To get started Tony, how did you get into the real estate industry and when did you start with the RE/MAX franchise? In 2005 I was working...

WELCOME BACK TO THE BAJA CITIZEN

Welcome to our Fall edition of The Baja Citizen. The gang and I are back to work and will be publishing the hard copy version of the magazine monthly from November through May. Five editions will be filled with important news, culture events, real estate...

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:...