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International Community Foundation Working In Baja California Sur

DSC03605 TBC Many of the expats who have chosen La Paz as our part-time or full-time home are eager to give back to our adopted community. But we don’t always know where to start. Fortunately, the International Community Foundation (ICF) has over 25 years of experience...

EVELIA’S STORY FOR FANLAP

DSC00008 By Judy Peterson About fifteen years ago, my husband and I were walking along the malecón in La Paz when we were approached by a student who needed to interview English-speaking foreigners as a project for her English class in senior high school. During our...

ICF INSIDER TOUR: LAGUNA SAN IGNACIO & THE GRAY WHALES

Beautiful grey whales ready to play. Get Up Close to the Grey Whales on This Guided Tour. March 27-31, 2017 Laguna San Ignacio, Baja California Sur, Mexico Join ICF on an Exclusive, insider tour of Laguna San Ignacio, and get up close with the majestic gray whales and their calves! Since 2000,...

The True Spirit of Christmas Shines Through

untitled-0285 By Irene Phillips Even before Mexican Revolution Day in late November, we see Christmas decorations in all their glory in every store and restaurant. In December, festival season begins in earnest with the celebration of the Patrona de Mexico, Our Lady of Guadalupe, on December...

Get to Know Baja Dogs La Paz

juno photo The mission of Baja Dogs La Paz: To help homeless and abused animals on Baja Sur AND to be part of the evolution of a culture who today generally accepts animal abuse as the norm…to a culture that recognizes the value and enrichment animals bring...

The Christmas Market at CostaBaja

costabaja The Christmas Market at Costabaja Friday, December 16th starting at 5:00pm Do your holiday shopping, have a cup of hot chocolate, break the piñata and meet santa. Free entrance. Bring a gift for FANLAP and put a smile on a child’s face.

NOVEMBER 29 IS GLOBAL GIVING DAY. DONATE TO FANLAP IN LA PAZ

Some of FANLAP's scholarship students NOVEMBER 29 IS GLOBAL GIVING DAY.  HERE ARE TWO WAYS TO DONATE TO FANLAP You will note that both of these campaigns extend past November 29 MAKE A DONATION BEFORE DECEMBER 15 2016 If you make a donation through International Community Foundation before the end of December...

Bazar Navideño de M.I.A.U. Gatito at Plaza Paseo La Paz

BazarNavid2 Hello friends of M.I.A.U. Gatito Please join us on Saturday, November 26th and the Bazar Navideño de M.I.A.U. Gatito at Plaza Paseo La Paz from 12 noon until 8:00pm. We will have on sale cute things for you and your cat including the 2017 M.I.A.U...

Historic Landmark, “La Ramona” Smokestack, to be Restored in El Triunfo

The smokestack, La Ramona. TBC After nearly a century of disrepair, the looming 47-meters tall La Ramona smelter smokestack will receive a makeover, thanks to the efforts of a coalition of local non-profit organizations, the Ejido of El Triunfo and the Mexican government, who recognize the important environmental, health,...

BAJA DOGS PET THERAPY PROGRAM

Volunteers of Pet Therapy at the Asilo de Ancianos By Cindy Crane On Thursday, May 26th, five Baja Dogs volunteers and two of our Baja dogs set out to Asilo de Ancianos (the seniors’ home) for our Baja Dogs Pet Therapy program. As we made out way towards the main hall, greeting one person...