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2.1 Million Pesos For Improving Historic Center of 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. ...

No New International Flights Soon to La Paz

TBC It is looking like La Paz will be going through the summer without International flights arriving to the newly renovated La Paz Manuel Márquez de León International Airport. Agustin Olachea, President of the La Paz Hotel Association (EMPRHOTUR) said that to date, things do...

La Paz Offering Better Options In Tourism: Pedro Aguilar

• In 2014, La Paz has positioned itself as an ideal place for tourism TBC The City of La Paz, through the Municipal Department of Tourism, is reporting that during the year 2014, La Paz has successfully positioned itself as an ideal place for tourism....

Time to Legalize Rental Properties

TBC Late last year, the town of Todos Santos, located in the municipality of La Paz, was put on notice: get your rental properties in order or else. The state government was determined to put an end to the houses, hotels and B & Bs...

Peña Nieto Opens Largest Solar Power Plant in Mexico

TBC Mexico’s largest solar power plant, a facility with 39 MW of generating capacity, has gone online in the capital city of Baja California Sur. The Aura Solar I photovoltaic power plant was inaugurated by Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto on Wednesday, March 26 and...

Semana Santa Dates to Remember

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

*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

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

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...