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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.

Semana Santa Dates to Remember

photo copy 2 TBC School is out for over 200 thousand students in BCS for Semana Santa Vacations. Kids will be out of school on Friday, March 27th and not returning until Monday, April 13th. Please be aware that several government offices will be closed for the week...

Entrepreneurs, Producers and Artisan Market Opens to Promote Local Products

Entrepreneurs, Producers and Artisan Market Opens to Promote Local Products * Every Sunday the market will be installed with the sale of seafood, agriculture products, crafts and homemade foods TBC In order to give continuity to the efforts and needs of local business people and producers, the municipality of La Paz, led by Fausto Alvarez...

Francisco Monroy Sanchez Sworn in as new Mayor of La Paz

New Mayor Francisco Monroy Sanchez TBC With Estela Ponce Beltran deciding to step down as mayor of La Paz in order to seek an elected position in the next round of elections, Francisco Monroy Sanchez has been declared the new mayor. He will keep the post until the transition of...

BCS nonprofits take key steps through the phases of emergency management following Hurricane Odile: Response, Recovery, Mitigation, and Planning

AMPI La Paz - Odile * The International Community Foundation continues to support disaster relief on the Baja California Peninsula In mid-September 2014, immediately on the heels of Hurricane Odile, one of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit Mexico’s Baja California peninsula, the International Community Foundation (ICF), a San Diego-based...