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Rescuing Our Reefs and Mangroves

By Pablo Ahuja In July of 2015, several marine biologists were poolside in La Paz, enjoying the beautiful Baja California Sur weather. As usual when you gather marine biologists and beer, the talk eventually turned to how dirty our oceans are becoming, pollution, fishing debris,...

Happy 25th Anniversary, the settlement company®, and Thank You, Linda Neil

By Susan Fogel Real Estate in Mexico and especially in Baja California Sur has come a long way since the turn of the millennium. One woman can be credited with being the catalyst for this change. Real estate writer, educator and 40-year veteran of real...

TIME CHANGE IN MEXICO

TBC Daylight Savings Time will start on April 3rd, 2016 at 2:00 am here in Mexico (exceptions below). It will be time to move the clocks forward one hour! Previously all of Mexico, with the exception of the state of Sonora, which does not observe...

US Navy Brings Wheelchairs to the Disabled in Los Cabos

TBC The U.S. government continued its support to the Mexican agency for child welfare Desarollo Integral de la Familia (DIF) with a gift of twenty-one wheelchairs to people with severe disabilities in Los Cabos. The gift was made possible by a partnership with the U.S....

10 STREETS IN LA PAZ AND THEIR NAMESAKE

10 STREETS IN LA PAZ AND THEIR NAMESAKE By Donneley McCann   Jose Mariano ABASOLO (Ab-a -sew – low)   (1783 – 1816)   Born to a rich family he participated, mainly financially, to the independent military of a conspiracy to overthrow the colonial government....

Se Habla… A La Paz Success Story

By Gregory A. Lakes For a foreigner to succeed as a small-business owner in Baja California Sur requires a special set of skills, according to those who have tried. A sharp business sense is essential, but it’s not nearly enough. What’s required, they say, is as...

FANLAP SUBASTA 2015 Results

By Judy Peterson Photo courtesy of Andrea Gaume Subasta 2015 took place this year on Sunday, December 6, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Once again it was held at El Mangle, located at the end of Sinaloa Street. The result was much better than...

Blankets Warm the Hearts In La Paz

TBC In 2014, Jerry and Laurie Angelo and their two daughters spent Christmas Eve with the children of Nueva Creación orphanage. The Angelos brought the children piñatas and gifts, and played many games of soccer with them. And in exchange, the children of the orphanage...

Municipality of La Paz Property Tax Discounts Continue

TBC The City of La Paz has announced its property tax discount program for the month of January 2016. This temporary discount will run until January 31st, 2016. If you pay your 2016 property taxes before the end of the month, in one payment, you...

Whale Watching Season Has Begun In Baja California Sur

TBC Whale watching season has formally begun in Baja California Sur with the sighting of whales at Puerto Adolfo Lopez Mateos in the municipality of Comondu in late December of 2015. The sightings line up exactly with whale watching season that has been legally marked...