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Bio-Ingenieria Internacional

Back in the 70s, Juan Angel Trasviña Aguilar, a young man from Baja California Sur, traveled to Mexico City to study chemical engineering at the national university, UNAM. In those days, chemical engineers usually specialized in petrochemicals, but Juan Angel had a dream. At home,...

Coromuel Beach of La Paz Now a Blue Flag

Coromuel Beach Now a Blue Flag TBC One of La Paz’s most popular beaches was awarded the Blue Flag this summer. Corumuel beach, one of the closest beaches to downtown La Paz, was awarded the world’s leading eco-label for the 2016 season by the Blue...

Tourism Up in BCS Over the Summer of 2015

A recent report in data seems to indicate the positive effectiveness in the promotion and marketing strategies of main tourist destinations in BCS. TBC The indicators of tourism activity recorded in the main tourist destinations in Baja California Sur at the end of the summer...

TIME CHANGE IN MEXICO

TBC Daylight Savings Time will end October 30th, 2016 at 2:00 am here in Mexico (exceptions below). It will time to move the clocks back one hour! Sunrise and sunset will be about 1 hour earlier on October 30th, 2016 than the day before. There...

Please Respect Disabled Parking Spaces in La Paz

TBC The parking spot is right there. You are just going to run in and run out. What is the harm of using it for just a few minutes? Everybody does it. This is Mexico! By parking in a disabled parking space, if even for...

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....