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Starting October 16th, 30% Property Tax Discount + Additional 5% for 2013 in the Municipality of La Paz

TBC The City of La Paz has recently announced its temporary tax discount program for 2013 property taxes. This temporary discount began on October 16th, 2012 and will run until the end of the year. If you pay your 2013 property taxes before November 30th,...

President Calderon Inaugurates Large-Scale Solar Power Plant in BCS

TBC President Felipe Calderon was in Baja California Sur mid October where he inaugurated the Photovoltaic Solar Power Station, a large-scale solar power plant that he touted as the region’s first. During the inauguration of the Photovoltaic Solar Power Station, the president said that for...

Super SUP Fun!

By Stephanie Rousso The newest activity to hit La Paz is SUP.  What is SUP?  SUP stands for Stand Up Paddle.  It is the latest, greatest way to paddle through the clear beautiful waters around Baja California Sur, México.  Kayaking is great and will remain...

Mexico Reforms Antiquated Labour Laws

TBC Mexico’s congress has passed the most sweeping changes to the country’s labour laws in decades. High levels of cooperation between incoming PRI, the party of president-elect Enrique Peña Nieto, and PAN, the party of outgoing Mexican President Felipe Calderon, ensured the passing of a...

Free Sterilization Services and More for your Pets at Centro de Salud in La Paz

By Penny Cottee The small, white trailer parked under a rubber tree on Calle Independencia seems an unlikely place to wage a war, but within its flimsy walls a daily battle takes place. The trailer is one of the city’s main weapons in the fight...

What is Up With the New Mexican Immigration Law?

What is Up With the New Mexican Immigration Law? And No-Immigrant (FM-3), Immigrant  (FM-2) and Inmigrado Status? By Gisela Talamantes Saenz, Attorney at Law On May 25, 2012 a new immigration law was published amending several provisions of the Mexican General Population Law. This new...

Streets in La Paz are Once Again a Disaster

The City of La Paz asks that you drive with extreme caution after all the rain received from Hurricane Paul. Most streets are full of potholes and most are difficult to see. Drivers are all over the streets trying to avoid all the potholes. Diversions...

La Paz Without Communication Services For 18 hours.

The Spanish news media in La Paz is reporting that Hurricane Paul was to blame for the interruption in communication services in Baja California Sur. Preliminary reports say a fiber optic cable coming from Guaymas via Santa Rosalia left us without telephone, cell phone and...

Hurricane Paul in La Paz

We woke up in La Paz this morning to more rain and a new advisory from the National Hurricane Center in Miami. Be prepared. HURRICANE PAUL SPECIAL DISCUSSION NUMBER 12 NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL EP162012 500 AM PDT TUE OCT 16 2012 THIS IS...

HORSEBACK RIDING AT RANCHO EL CAJON

HORSEBACK RIDING AT RANCHO EL CAJON Located 20 KM outside of La Paz, on the highway to San Juan de la Costa, you will find Rancho El Cajon, an authentic Mexican ranch that offers the ultimate experience in horseback riding and camping adventures. Whether you...