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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...

Meteorologists Predict 19 tropical storms in the Pacific, 7 in the Atlantic

The malecon after Hurricane Odile TBC It looks like a lot of rain will be coming our way this year. CONAGUA, Mexico’s National Water Commission is forecasting 19 storms this season for the Mexican Pacific. Hurricane season begins May 15th and ends November 30th. The 19 storms predicted for 2015...

English Speaking Community Receives Support from State Attorney

Warren Jorgenson, Kent Hansen, Greg Lothian, Lic. Adonaí Carreón Estrada, Benjamin Lopez Rosas TBC On October 26, 2012 members of the English speaking community were invited to a meeting of residents of El Centenario at an attorney’s office in El Centenario. It was a Saturday and there were approximately 50 people standing in front of her office. The...

Mexico Once Again Ranked Among the World’s Ten Most Visited Countries

photo copy 2 TBC President Enrique Peña Nieto said that various indicators show that 2014 was the best year in the history of tourism in our country, thanks to the growth in the sector, “According to data published by the World Tourism Organization, Mexico is once again ranked...

Mexico SUP Tour Coming to La Paz

SUP in the Bay of La Paz TBC On April 18th and 19th, Mexico’s SUP (Stand Up Paddle Boarding) Tour will be arriving in La Paz for two days of fun competition. In recent years, the practice of paddle board as a sport has grown significantly in the area. Both locals and...

Daylight Savings Time Begins in La Paz

time change spring TODAY – SUNDAY, APRIL 5 Daylight Savings Time begins in most of Mexico: Set your clocks forward one hour today — for example, from 2 a.m. to 3 a.m.. The U.S. and Canada shifted to Daylight Savings Time on March 8.