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Viva Mexico! Viva Mexico! Viva Mexico!

By Susan Fogel “Listen my children and you shall hear of the midnight ride of Paul Revere.” Those are the opening words of Longfellow’s poem, published almost 100 years after the American Revolution. And school children all over the nation learned the words to the...

A Story About Human Decency in La Paz

By Robert Walker La Paz is a giving and kind city and there are many stories of people helping other people. This is one of them that occurred recently. The Rotary Club, Bahia de La Paz, has been working in a poor, primary school for...

Cabo Pulmo Endangered Again– A Devil in Disguise.

By Susan Fogel This past June at the G20 summit in Cabo San Lucas, President Felipe Calderon announced the cancellation of any permit for Cabo Cortes, the mega-resort near Cabo Pulmo. Calderon’s actions won the applause of many leaders, including US President Obama. Environmentalists chalked...

Back-to-School Time in La Paz, BCS

TBC The 2012-2013 school year has started and according to the Secretary of Public Education (SEP), more than 165,000 students returned to classes on August 20th in the state. And back-to-school means it is budget time for local families.  Although parents sending their children to...

La Paz Native Yazmith Bataz at the London Paralympic Games!

Yazmith Bataz, a native of La Paz, is competing in her 3rd Paralympics! She is a representing Mexico in Track and Field and today, in London, she starts her quest for a medal in the 400-meter. We love you Yaz and wish you all the...

Passing of Nicolas Carrillo Castro

I just learned of the passing of Nicolas Carrillo Castro, a teacher, pianist and proud supporter of arts and culture in the town of El Triunfo, BCS. I recently had the opportunity of meeting Nicolas. He played the piano for us and talked, with great...

Top 10 Ways to Enjoy the Sea of Cortez in La Paz

G. Donohoe Jacques Cousteau described the Sea of Cortez as “the world’s aquarium,” as it offers one of the most abundantly diverse ecosystems in the world. La Paz is the perfect place to get out and explore the waters that Cousteau made famous.  And even...

More Rain in La Paz!

It rained again in La Paz!! Forecast for today is calling for even more rain this afternoon. What a crazy August!

The Cabo Cortes Project is being resurrected??

According to the local spanish paper in La Paz, the project Cabo Cortes, the mega project that was to be developed beside the Cabo Pulmo National Park and rejected by Mexico’s President Felipe Calderon, has been resurrected under the new name Los Pericues. Documents are...

Aye Calypso! We Sing to Your Spirit – Jacques Cousteau

By Susan Fogel There is no way we can have an edition dedicated to the Sea of Cortez (official name is the Gulf of California) without talking about Jacques Cousteau. The beloved French oceanographer dubbed our waters the “Galapagos of North America” because of the...