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What is Buen Fin? November 15th to the 18th

TBC November and December are crazy months here in La Paz.  Christmas shopping seems to be starting earlier and earlier (have you seen the box stores full of Christmas decorations already?) each year and while out running errands the past few days, I noticed people...

Municipality of La Paz Property Tax Discounts on Now

TBC Do you want to get an early jump on the New Year and pay your 2020 property taxes? The City of La Paz has announced its temporary tax discount program for the remaining months of 2019. This temporary discount will run until the end...

RECYCLING IN LA PAZ

By Barbara Holbrook Although La Paz does not yet have a citywide, curbside-recycling program, there is an opportunity to recycle plastic.  RecuperArte BCS is committed and concerned about the care of the environment and the pollution created by the different solid waste that is discarded...

Statues of the La Paz Malecón

TBC The most accessible art in La Paz is the collection of statues along the malecón.  If you’ve ever wondered about the artists and the stories behind these works, a free app is available to help.  ”Statues of the La Paz Malecón / Estatuas del Malecón...

Tuesdays and Saturdays – Mercado Orgánico y Artesanal de La Paz

The Tuesday and Saturday morning market has moved to Jardin Velazco, in front of the La Paz Cathedral. Jardin Velazco is located between Madero and Revolucion and Independencia and 5 de Mayo. From 9 am until noon.

Whales, Whales, Whales

By RJ Archer It’s that time of year, again. The Sea of Cortez (aka Gulf of California) is teeming with sperm, minke, fin, pilot, orca (killer), and blue whales as well as our local whale sharks here in La Paz. On the other side of...

Street Names in La Paz

By Donneley McCann There are a number of streets in the country that are named after the different national heroes and key dates in Mexico’s history.  Many cities share several of the same street names. For example, you will find the street 16 de Septiembre...

A New Chapter

TBC Local book enthusiasts and readers will be pleased to hear Allende Books, the English – language bookstore in La Paz will remain open. Kat and Bruce Bennett, the owners for the past 10 years planned to close the doors at the end of March...

Daylight Savings Time in La Paz

Daylight Savings Time will begin on Sunday, April 7th, 2019 at 2 am in most of Mexico. It will be time to move the clocks forward one hour!

La Paz Farmers Market

Tuesday and Saturdays The La Paz Farmers Market has an assortment of vendors that sell organic produce, baked goods, other home-made foods and some crafts on Madero Street between 5 de Mayo and Constitución. The market is Tuesday and Saturday from about 9am to noon.