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The Work of International Community Foundation

By Susan Fogel The traffic in Centro has been building since mid-October. Christmas arrived at Liverpool long before Day of the Dead. Buen Fin just passed, and soon it will be Christmas. While expats, as a group, are generous all year and step up to...

Give me Shelter: How to Donate Safely

By Susan Fogel What a strange title for an article! In reality, not so strange. There are so many aspects of life in La Paz where money can make a difference. And there are so many people asking for donations and claiming to be responsible...

Scientists from Expedition Vaquita 2015 Document Sighting of Two Vaquita Porpoises

Mexico is one of the most biologically diverse countries in the world. Despite occupying only 1% of the surface of the earth, it is home to over 10% of the species that inhabit it. Many of them are endemic, meaning that they only exist in...

Income and Expenses of the Municipality

by Sandra D. Gaytan The Mexican republic, officially the Estados Unidos Mexicanos, has 31 states and one Federal District. Each of the states is divided into municipalities (the equivalent of a county in the US), with the number of municipalities per state varying depending on...

SAVE THE DATE, LADIES!

Date has been changed.  Take note. All are welcome to attend the Annual Bambu Consignment Fashion Show, on Saturday, DECEMBER 5th starting at 4pm with piano music, cocktails and snacks. The main event will start promptly at 5pm. Tickets are available now at Bambu, el...

SUBASTA: December 6th, 2015

 The annual Subasta, started by Club Cruceros 27 years ago, was held at Marina de La Paz. The funds were used to purchase gifts for children in the impoverished colonias on the outskirts of La Paz. Since 2002, the funds have been used by FANLAP...

Municipality of La Paz 2016 Property Tax Discounts on Now

TBC Do you want to get a jump on the New Year and pay your 2016 property taxes early? The City of La Paz has announced its temporary tax discount program for the months of October and November 2015. This temporary discount will run until...

PRESIDENT ENRIQUE PEÑA NIETO VISITS BAJA CALIFORNIA SUR

*Assures BCS government of his support in dealing with the most sensitive issues and those of great concern to the State. TBC President Enrique Peña Nieto, during his recent visit to BCS, announced his government’s readiness to form a team and a common front with...

What is Buen Fin?

What is Buen Fin? TBC November and December are crazy months here in La Paz.  Christmas shopping seems to be starting earlier and earlier each year and while out running errands the past few days, I noticed people are already filling up their shopping carts...

A Year After Hurricane Odile

TBC       On the night of September 14th, 2014, just a little over a year ago, Hurricane Odile made landfall near Cabo San Lucas, and wreaked havoc as it made its way up the peninsula. All told, the hurricane displaced over 15,000 people...