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BEWARE OF DENGUE FEVER AFTER THE RAINS IN LA PAZ, BAJA

Lee Moore Okay, folks, it’s time for my yearly rant about dengue fever. I’ve had it. You don’t want to get it. It’s an unforgettably unpleasant experience. Dengue fever is endemic in Baja California Sur. It is a viral infection transmitted by mosquito bite. Of...

6.2 Earthquake Hits La Paz, Baja California Sur

A magnitude 6.2 earthquake hit Tuesday afternoon near Mexico’s Baja Peninsula. The temblor struck 47 miles north of La Paz, Mexico at 4:45 p.m, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Governor Marcos Covarrubias Villaseñor declared at a press conference later that evening that classes will be suspended...

Kaboom! When Lightening Strikes In La Paz

By Carol Dyer I love thunderstorms.  The flash of lightening followed by the loud clap of thunder – what fun!  I learned to count the seconds between the flash and the rumble to know how close I was to the center of things.  La Paz...

Home Water Management Ideas in La Paz, Baja California Sur

Glenn Sanford “Water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink!”   It’s one of those famous quotes that we’ve all heard but can’t quite remember where.  I was thinking to look it up on Google but that might spoil the fun for some of the...

It is That Time of Year – Marine Turtle Trips To Local Beaches

By Stephanie Rousso Have you ever seen a 100 lb sea turtle lay her eggs in the sand or held a baby sea turtle in your hand before releasing it into the great, wild ocean?  Then you are missing out on one of the most...

Tonantzin National Award Granted to DIF Baja California Sur

Rewarding María Helena Hernández Lezama and her team’s work in BCS TBC Great news for Baja California Sur! María Helena Hernández Lezama and her team have been honored with the Tonantzin National Award to the “Best Family Development” granted by the Mexican Association of Political...

Be on the Lookout for Mosquitos – Dengue Fever

Lee Moore Okay, folks, it’s time for my yearly rant about dengue fever. I’ve had it. You don’t want to get it. It’s an unforgettably unpleasant experience. Dengue fever is endemic in Baja California Sur. It is a viral infection transmitted by mosquito bite. Of...

Literacy Level in Baja California Sur Close to 100%.

TBC For over 40 years now, UNESCO has been celebrating International Literacy Day on September 8th by reminding the international community that literacy is a human right and the foundation of all learning. The fact is Baja California Sur (BCS) ranks as one of the...

World Suicide Prevention Day Honored in La Paz

TBC World Suicide Prevention Day is observed on September 10 each year to promote worldwide action to prevent suicides. Various events and activities are held during this occasion to raise awareness that suicide is a major preventable cause of premature death. Nearly 3000 people on...

Celebrating Independence Day in La Paz, BCS

EL GRITO on September 15th! In La Paz, celebrations to honour Mexico’s Independence Day were held at the Governor’s Palace on Isabel la Católica between Bravo and Rosales, across the street from the Chedraui parking lot. The traditional El Grito with Governor Covarrubias and his...