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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...

The Municipality of La Paz Launches Operation Dengue and Chikungunya

The Municipality of La Paz Launches Operation Dengue and Chikungunya TBC On Friday, June 12th, the Municipality of La Paz and the Municipal Epidemiology Committee in conjunction with the Secretary of Health launched “Operation Dengue and Chikungunya” in hopes of educating the public on both...

K9 Rancho del Perro, One year later: Still Barking

By Claude Himbeault The folks at K9 are not only “still barking” but they are doing so louder than ever! We are publishing this in order to recap our first year on the map, just in case that some folks out there still donʼt know...

New Elevator at the Municipality of La Paz

TBC The municipality of La Paz in coordination with the Instituto Sudcaliforniano de Atención a Personas con Discapacidad (ISAPD), through the Fondo de Accesibilidad para Personas con Discapacidad (FOADIS), is in the process of installing an elevator at the Municipality of La Paz offices. The...

Carlos Mendoza Davis Elected Governor of Baja California Sur

TBC National Action Party, or PAN, candidate Carlos Mendoza Davis won the gubernatorial election in the state of Baja California Sur. Mendoza Davis won 45.15 percent of the vote, while Ricardo Barroso, of the coalition formed by the Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, and the...

Baja California Sur Election Results – The State Went Blue

TBC The results are in after the June 7th state elections and Baja California Sur (BCS) went blue! That is right. The National Action Party (PAN) won all but one seat that were up for grabs in BCS. The results made for a historical win...