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Semana Santa Dates to Remember

Most people during the Semana Santa Hoilday head to the beaches or local hotels and resorts. TBC School will be out soon for over 200 thousand students in BCS for Semana Santa Vacations. Kids will be out of school on Friday, April 11th and not returning until Monday, April 28th. Please be aware that several government offices will be closed for...

State Will Continue To Promote Sport Tourism Events: Rubén Reachi

TBC •The State tourism department will continue to attract triathlons to La Paz and Los Cabos. Other events that make a perfect fit to the area include bike races and marathons, including the Rock’n'Roll Marathon Series. Benefits to the tourism sector are very positive. Sports...

Renovations Complete on Tourist Pier in La Paz

Perla de La Paz *La Paz’s latest sculpture revealed TBC The renovation of the tourist pier and construction of the Casa del Escultor of La Paz is complete with resources from the Port Authority of Baja California Sur (API BCS) in the order of 4.8 million pesos. The renovations...

Governor Presents Projects to Improve Traffic Flow in La Paz

New bypass presented for the intersection of 5 de Febrero, Forjadores and Augustin Olachea. TBC BCS Governor Marcos Covarrubias Villaseñor traveled to Mexico City last week and presented projects to the Secretary of Communications and Transport in the hopes of securing funds for works that would improve traffic flow in heavily congested areas in the city. The meeting was...

La Paz to Host the 2014 PATCO Triathlon Pan American Cup

short triathlon la paz TBC At a press conference held this week, Mayor Esthela Ponce Beltran announced that La Paz will play host to the 2014 PATCO Triathlon Pan American Cup. Ponce Beltran said that the Triathlon Pan American Cup La Paz 2014 will give the capital city of...

Improvements Complete at the International Airport of La Paz

Renovations are complete at the  International airport of La Paz Renovations benefit La Paz’s image and sector development: Rubén Reachi TBC The next time you head out to the La Paz airport, be prepared for its sleek, new exterior and a more modern and roomy interior. “The expansion and renovation of the facilities at the...

Fundraiser for Community Park in El Centenario

Lot cleared and ready to go. * Thursday, March 13th TBC DECIDE AC is a civil association with the objective to generate sustainable development models in the desert, an ecosystem that naturally presents limitation factors such as the lack of water and scarce natural resources.  They believe that communities grow stronger...

La Paz the 4th Happiest Municipality in Mexico

The Ranking of Happiness in Mexico. TBC The people of La Paz are happy! Imagina Mexico AC conducted a nation wide survey measuring happiness and the quality of life in 100 cities across the country. The capital of Baja California Sur ranked number 4. The Ranking of Happiness in Mexico 2012...

TONY LUNA “Our Local Hero”

Tony Luna By Dhorea Ryon Twenty three year old “Tony Luna” formally known as Luis Antonio Luna Ramirez of Centenario, BCS. is very well known in the cycling world. Entering his spotless bicycle repair shop you are overwhelmed by medals, statues and photos he has acquired over...

Adventures in the Mercado

Fruits and Veggies at the Market. By Fulana Are any of you foodies ready for some adventure? After all you live in Mexico or you are visiting and surely want to discover the culinary marvels this country has to offer. That’s what travel is all about! Have you ever been to...