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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...

Hotel City Express La Paz Now Open

City Express La Paz TBC With the presence of State Secretary of Tourism, Ruben Reachi Lugo, La Paz Mayor Esther Ponce Beltrán and President and CEO of Hotel City Express Mr. Luis Barrios, the hotel chain City Express opened its doors on the afternoon of May 28 on the...

The Work Done by Women at Home will be Reappraised, to Make this a Fairer, more Equitable Country: Enrique Peña Nieto

Mexico's President Enrique Peña Nieto TBC On Mother’s Day, Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto congratulated all the mothers in Mexico, who are the strength of our society, and certainly the greatest support in every home, “On the noble, selfless work they do 365 days a year for the country’s families.”...

New Flights to Baja California Sur Announced: Secretary of Tourism

AreoMexico flight from Los Angelos. • However, No New Flights to La Paz TBC As part of their participation representing Baja California Sur at the Tianguis Turistico Mexico 2014 in Cancun, Quintana Roo, Ruben Reachi Lugo, the Secretary of Tourism for the State of BCS announced that they have successfully...

Seasonal Round-up–or Did Anything Sell in 2014?

palo verde house By Susan Fogel and Glenn Sandford As the 2014 high real estate sales season winds down, it is a good time to see what exactly the market was like.  Here is a snapshot of this week in our office: Three listings have offers working. By...

2.1 Million Pesos For Improving Historic Center of La Paz

Painting the facade of El Quinto Sol, downtown La Paz. • More than 200 businesses in the downtown area of the city will benefit: Armando Covarrubias TBC Through the efforts of Mayor Esther Ponce before the National Institute of Entrepreneurship ( INADEM ) a beautification program is underway in the Historic Center of La Paz. ...