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Paola Espinosa wins 3 Gold Medals at the Pan American Games

“Paola Espinosa is the pride and joy of Baja California Sur,” the Governor of BCS, Marcos Covarrubias Villaseñor claimed after congratulating Espinosa personally at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara last week.  Espinosa, a native of La Paz who had the honor of lighting the...

La Paz’s Emprhotur Supports Covarrubias with G20 Preparations

Mexico President Felipe Calderon has officially selected Los Cabos as the host city for the 2012 G20 Summit, which will be held in June of 2012 and Emprhotur, the Hotel and Tourist Industry Association of La Paz, supports all state a federal preparations for the...

30% Property Tax Discount for 2012 in the Municipality of La Paz

The City of La Paz has recently announced its temporary tax discount program for 2012 property taxes. This temporary discount will begin on October 16th, 2011 and will run until the end of the year. If you pay your 2012 property taxes before December 31st,...

La Paz, Get Ready to Smile!

In order to raise awareness in the residents of La Paz on the importance of tourism to the city, EMPRHOTUR, the La Paz hotel and tourism association recently handed over promotional materials to the Secretary of Tourism of BCS, Ruben Reachi and to Pedro Aguilar,...

La Paz, BCS Tourist Guide Available!

During the International Tourism Day festivities held at the Teatro de la Ciudad in La Paz, the Municipality of La Paz presented their very own tourist guide, which is, according to the municipality, “ a very valuable tool developed in favor of our tourists.”  The...

La Paz Officials Visit Mexico City to Launch New, National Image Campaign

In the presence of the Federal Secretary of Tourism Gloria Guevara Manzo, La Paz officials, including Mayor Esthela Ponce Beltran and Agustin Olachea, President of EMPRHOTUR, the La Paz Hotel and Tourism Association, joined the Secretary of Tourism for Baja California Sur Rubén Reachi in...

Property Tax Discount Until the End of September

The Municipality of La Paz has announced a temporary tax discount program that is now in effect until September 30th, 2011. A 50% discount is available on all fines that were applied for not paying your property taxes on time prior to 2011. The total...

The Municipality of La Paz Debuts Tourist Police Units for the Maleco

In the hot summer month of August, the local tourist police fraction of the Municipality of La Paz Police Force debuted two new, 3-wheeled units to patrol the malecon. The tourist police units come with the main objective of helping out tourists, both national and...

BANKS CLOSED FOR MEXICO’S INDEPENDENCE DAY

It is important to note that due to Mexico’s Independence Day, celebrated on September 15th and 16th, banks, schools and most government offices will be closed on Friday, September 16th, making for a long weekend.  Viva Mexico!!!

WILL AND TESTAMENT DISCOUNT FOR MONTH OF SEPTEMBER WITH NOTARIO PUBLICOS

When one departs this world, one normally leaves goods that were his or hers. These goods (movable or immovable) must be transmitted to someone or the government will confiscate them. In Mexico, the unclaimed goods are then distributed to needed people. Therefore, it is crucial...