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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...

The True Spirit of Christmas Shines Through in La Paz, Baja Sur

By Irene Phillips Here in Mexico, the December festival season begins with the celebration of the Patrona de Mexico, Our Lady of Guadalupe on December 12 and continues through Christmas and on to All King’s Day on January 6. Mexican fiestas are steeped in tradition...

Come Join the Fun and Help the Students of FANLAP

The Fourth Annual “Velada del Corazon” (Candlelight Dinner from the Heart), will be held this year on November 27, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. at the Costa Baja Golf Club. Tickets are 500 pesos if purchased before November 20; if purchased after November 20, the cost...

FANLAP Subasta 2015 Date Set

Sunday, December 6th, 2015 By Judy Peterson It’s that time of year again! Soon our friends will begin their migration back to La Paz and environs for the winter/spring season. While you’re packing your cars or boats for the trip south, please remember Fundacion Ayuda...

EPI’s Plastic and Aluminium Recollection

TAKE PART IN ECOLOGY PROJECT INTERNATIONAL’S PLASTICS AND ALUMINIUM FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN! By Istar Vignal I guess most of you have noticed that solid waste is not disposed of properly in La Paz, and that even less is recycled. In order to raise awareness on the...

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...

Recycling at El Mangle in La Paz

By Bruce Bennett Although La Paz does not yet have a city-wide, curb-side recycling program, there is an opportunity to recycle plastic, metal, paper, and food and yard waste. The most complete recycling program available to the public exists at El Mangle, a site shared...

Making the World a Better Place Through Music

Project Blue – merge music, beauty and community TBC     Not every day do you have the chance to help an old master regain his craft and share his special gift with a community in need of positive, cultural interaction. In this spirit, Project...

Volunteer Opportunities at Raiz de Fondo

TBC Looking for something to do? Pitch in and make some friends with Raiz de Fondo! Opportunities to participate this summer:   We will be installing a mosaic mural on the water tower in the garden Guamuchil. They will have the opportunity to work with tiles...

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...