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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...

Armando Martinez Vega Sworn in as Mayor of La Paz

TBC     Armando Martinez Vega was officially sworn in as mayor of La Paz at 7: pm on Sunday, September 27th. By 8:00 am the next morning, the new administration was already out filling potholes, and was also busy beginning the firing of 1,000...

La Paz Celebrates International Day of Tourism

TBC Today, September 27th, is the International Day of Tourism and La Paz is celebrating with the arrival of Crown Princess from the cruise line Princess Cruises. At 7:00 in the morning, the cruise liner Crown Princess arrived to the Pichilingue Terminal and docked with...

Mendoza Davis Sworn in as Governor of Baja California Sur

Carlos Mendoza Davis, a lawyer by profession, has been officially sworn in as Governor of Baja California Sur. His term will run until 2021. His father, César Mendoza Arámburo Angel from La Paz, was the first elected governor of Baja California Sur and served from...