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LA PAZ, MEXICO: READY TO RECEIVE TOURISTS THIS SEASON

Kat bennet la paz pic   • La Paz International Airport is operating normally. • Water and power services have resumed complete functionality. • Debris has been removed. • Normal business hours have returned. • Domestic and international visitors are welcomed with arms wide open.   The La Paz Tourism...

Fundación Ayuda Niños La Paz (FANLAP) Collecting Donations for the People who are Suffering After Hurricane Odile.

Children enjoy activities in the FANLAP library:student center. Judy Peterson, through FANLAP, is helping the families in the colonias Marquez de León, Laguna Azul, Vista Hermosa and Villas de Guadalupe by collecting donations for the people who are suffering great losses because of Hurricane Odile. Especially hit were the families of the outlying...

FANLAP (Fundacion Ayuda Niños de La Paz, A.C.) receives funding from SEDESOL/INDESOL

fotos June 28 meeting at SEDESOL 3 By Judy Peterson FANLAP is happy to report that we have received money from the Institute of Social Development of the Federal Government of Mexico as part of their program to end hunger in Mexico, through SEDESOL, (the Secretary of Social Development for the State...

THERE WILL BE A PARK IN CHAMETLA: GOVERNOR

New Recreational Park in Chametla. TBC *When submitting to the town of Chametla the plans of the new park, the Governor recognized that the residents of the area are examples of organization as they worked together to achieve a common goal The residents of the town of Chametla will have...

New Public Mural Emphasizes Values ​​and Riches of Sudcalifornianos

mural TBC With the support of the program “Urban Runway” that is coordinated by the La Paz Municipal Cultural Department under the direction of Matilde Cervantes Navarrete since 2011, muralist Juan Manuel Velazquez Lopez has developed and painted a detailed and colorful mural. The new mural...

Still haven’t paid your 2014 property taxes?

Property taxes Discounts on Now in the Municipality of La Paz TBC During the months of June and July of this year, the Municipality of La Paz has announced a temporary discount program at Transito (Department of Motor Vehicles) in order to offer residents alternatives to get...

Mayor Ponce Beltran and City Council Reject Extensive Mining

Mayor Esthela Ponce Beltan TBC Given the possibility that industrial projects in the municipality of La Paz could be approved from outside the entity and far from the interests of the citizens of the area, Mayor EsthelaPonce Beltrán announced last week that she is firm in her decision, as...

NEW DOG REFUGE IN LA PAZ A REALITY

A few of the puppies at K9 Rancho del Perro * K9 Rancho del Perro needs community support TBC There is a new dog refuge in La Paz, born out of necessity, ready to open its doors but still desperately in need of help. Claude Himbeault and Shawn Templeton moved to La Paz four years...

Environmental Groups Oppose Gold Mining Project

Save Baja, No Mines *Sit-ins currently taking place at government offices in La Paz TBC Anti-mining protests are heating up once again in La Paz.  Residents and environmentalists are up in arms with opposition over the proposed mining project Los Cardones. Opponents have gathered over 18,000 signatures on a...

Se Habla…La Paz Hosts Students from University of Colorado Boulder

Reading books with the families TBC A new group of students entered the front doors of Se Habla…La Paz last week to take part in a learning experience of a lifetime. Eight students, including Susan Moore, Director of Clinical Education and Services at the University of Colorado Boulder in the...