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The Municipality of La Paz Launches Operation Dengue and Chikungunya

Aedes mosquito The Municipality of La Paz Launches Operation Dengue and Chikungunya TBC On Friday, June 12th, the Municipality of La Paz and the Municipal Epidemiology Committee in conjunction with the Secretary of Health launched “Operation Dengue and Chikungunya” in hopes of educating the public on both...

K9 Rancho del Perro, One year later: Still Barking

A few of the puppies at K9 Rancho del Perro By Claude Himbeault The folks at K9 are not only “still barking” but they are doing so louder than ever! We are publishing this in order to recap our first year on the map, just in case that some folks out there still donʼt know...

New Elevator at the Municipality of La Paz

New elevator being installed. TBC The municipality of La Paz in coordination with the Instituto Sudcaliforniano de Atención a Personas con Discapacidad (ISAPD), through the Fondo de Accesibilidad para Personas con Discapacidad (FOADIS), is in the process of installing an elevator at the Municipality of La Paz offices. The...

Carlos Mendoza Davis Elected Governor of Baja California Sur

Governor elect Carlos Mendoza Davis TBC National Action Party, or PAN, candidate Carlos Mendoza Davis won the gubernatorial election in the state of Baja California Sur. Mendoza Davis won 45.15 percent of the vote, while Ricardo Barroso, of the coalition formed by the Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, and the...

Baja California Sur Election Results – The State Went Blue

chucho TBC The results are in after the June 7th state elections and Baja California Sur (BCS) went blue! That is right. The National Action Party (PAN) won all but one seat that were up for grabs in BCS. The results made for a historical win...

Hurricane Blanca Update Sunday, June 7th

blanca Blanca Update Sunday, June 7th 08:00. Woke up this morning to a cloudy sky, no wind or rain. Muggy. I wouldn’t say panic shopping took place yesterday here in La Paz but grocery stores were BUSY, and people were waiting in short lines to fill...

Election Day!

chucho SUNDAY, JUNE 7 It is Election Day in BCS! Mexican citizens go to the polls today to elect their governor, local deputy and mayors in the states of Baja California Sur, Querétaro and Michoacán. In Baja California Sur, elections for governor, the state legislature (21),...

Liquor Restrictions for Elections

l and g TBC Liquor Restrictions for Elections Elections are taking place on Sunday, June 7th in all of Baja California Sur for governor, mayors for the 5 municipalities in the state as well as for deputies for state congress. Bars, Restaurants and Night Clubs have been informed...

Baja California Sur Heading to the Polls June 7th

bajacaliforniasur TBC Everywhere you turn in La Paz, whether on the streets, at family gatherings or coffee shops, conversation always seems to get directed towards the upcoming state and municipal election. The political campaigns of candidates participating in the 2015 electoral process officially began two weeks...

Cruise Tourism Has Grown In La Paz, BCS

Carnival Miracle La Paz remains the ideal port of call for visitors TBC La Paz has just finished the cruise tourism season and according to local officials, the city remains the ideal location visited by cruising tourists. The cities Department of Tourism said that with the arrival...