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TIME CHANGE IN MEXICO

Daylight Savings time in La Paz, BCS ends at 2 a.m. Sunday morning on October 27th, 2013. It’s `Spring forward, Fall back so enjoy an extra hour of sleep as the clock rolls back from 2 a.m. to 1 a.m. that morning.  DST in the...

Construction Continues on Stretch of Highway between Marina Palmira and El Caimancito

    State Government continues with their Program of Highway Reconstruction. TBC Continuing with their Program of the Reconstruction of Highways, the Secretary of Urban Planning for the State Government is undertaking the reconstruction of a stretch of the highway to Pichilingue. Secretary Salvador Pérez...

Fiscal Changes for Mexico Are On the Way

By Sandra D. Gaytan   On Sunday September 8th, 2013, the President of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto presented his much anticipated fiscal reform program. This proposal, which still has not been approved by the Federal Congress, will have a severe impact on Mexico’s economy. Tens...

New Municipality Office Opens at Madero Market to Collect Your Money!

New Municipality Office Opens at Madero Market TBC Paying your traffic tickets and property taxes just got a little bit easier for those living downtown. Mayor Esthela Ponce Beltran has inaugurated a Municipality of La Paz office at Madero Market to collect the City’s money. ...

The Grand Princess Arrived in La Paz

TBC   La Paz had a very special visitor to the city on Sunday, September 22.  At 7:00 in the morning, the cruise liner Grand Princess arrived in the Pichilingue Terminal and docked with La Paz Mayor Esthela Ponce and other city officials on hand...

City of La Paz Announces Permanent Pothole-Reparation Campaign

*In coordination with the state government TBC   The municipality of La Paz has announced an ongoing campaign to repair potholes in the city and some of the other municipal communities.  “Attention on the subject will be year-round,” said Juan de la Peña Salgado, general...

PEMEX to invest in dock in La Paz

TBC   Petróleos Mexicanos (trademarked and better known as Pemex, which translates to Mexican Petroleum), is investing this year to upgrade and modernize the dock in La Paz  which is located on the road to Pichilingue. Pemex is the Mexican state-owned petroleum company, created in...

Please Respect Disabled Parking Spaces

TBC The Department of Public Security, the Preventative Police and Municipal Transit are asking the public in general and especially drivers of vehicles to please respect disabled parking spaces around the city. The rules for disabled parking spaces are designed to give preferred access to people...

Three Levels of Government Needed to Control Fire in Todos Santos

Three Levels of Government Needed to Control Fire in Todos Santos TBC Fire broke out in the Pueblo Magico of Todos Santos shortly after noon on Thursday, February 28th.  Todos Santos is located 50 miles south of La Paz. The General Secretary of the Municipality...

ABUNDANCE

By Erwin Verburgt Everybody talks about “sustainable” these days. The term is mentioned when referring to living, energy, development, even relationships (however terrifying that last one sounds). The definition of the word, “capable of being sustained”, really means getting by with the bare minimum. And...