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The First of 87 Bus Stops Installed in La Paz, Baja California Sur

La Paz Mayor Esthela Ponce Beltran delivered the first of 87 promised bus stops that are to be located in different areas of the city where they are most needed. The bus stops are made of metal and are easy to install and easy to...

EMPRHOTUR Earmarks 9.4 Million Pesos for Promoting La Paz, BCS in 2013

TBC During the first general meeting of 2013 of the Association of Hotels and Tourist Enterprises (EMPRHOTUR), the organization announced that it will be spending 9.4 million pesos over the next year in national and international promotion and marketing of the capital city of Baja...

La Paz to Host the National Convention for the Mexican Association of Hotels and Motels In July 2013

        TBC After attending the general meeting of the Mexican Association of Hotels and Motels (AMHYMAC) in Zacatecas, Zacatecas last weekend, the Secretary of Tourism Rubén Reachi Lugo and Emprhotur President Agustin Olachea are pleased to announce that La Paz will host...

A Hot New Plan for those Chilly Nights

Sheryl Hamilton With the help of many generous people, we distributed about 100 blankets to kids in the colonias last month. Sadly, there were dozens more who went home empty handed. During these chilly winter nights as I snuggle into my cozy bed, I can’t...

First Commitments Delivered to Public Transportation In La Paz

TBC “We are working to get through deep and old problems and follow a plan that will allow the City to grow as the capital of the State should and that is with the quality of life that all Paceños deserve,” Mayor Esthela Ponce Beltran...

Aeromexico Announces La Paz – LAX Route Starting in June

TBC After a meeting attended by Governor Marcos Covarrubias Villaseñor, Secretary of Tourism Rubén Reachi Lugo and Emprhotur President Agustin Olachea, the General Director of Aeromexico Andrés Conesa Labastida announced new air service between the capital city of BCS and Los Angeles that will occur...

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...

La Paz Quilters donated their creativity, time and energy for children at the Women’s Shelter

Special Thank-You to La Paz Quilters Friday, December 21st was a very special day at the Shelter for Women and Children.  A group of fourteen very generous La Paz Quilters donated their creativity, time, energy and money to create 11 unique quilts, one for each...

Swimming with the Whale Sharks in La Paz

It was a weird feeling, located somewhere between my heart and stomach.  Sort of like a tickle but more like dread. By Judy Ristity The sensation started moments after I’d said, “Yes.”  The word escaped my lips before my brain realized what my vocal cords...

Public Transportation Fares Go Up In La Paz

TBC On December 21st, 2012 users of the public transportation system in La Paz were hit with a two-peso increase on general bus fares and a one-peso increase for students. The fare hikes are part of the Municipal Plan of Public Transportation, which was authorized...