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As is often the case when a natural disaster strikes, the people with the least material things frequently lose the most. This is usually the case with hurricanes and earthquakes. Mexico has suffered a rash of natural disasters. We at The Settlement Company® are aware...

CRIT La Paz Serving the Children of Baja California Sur

TBC I have been asked the same question several times; what is that big orange building in the La Posada area by the beach? The big orange building, shaped as a starfish, is a state-of-the-art pediatric facility that opened its doors in November 2010 to...

Pay Traffic Tickets Online in La Paz

The new payment method is to make the process easier and up to date. TBC While nobody enjoys paying a traffic ticket, the Municipality of La Paz has launched an online payment system to make the process as pain-free as possible. You won’t find any...

Construction Underway at Vista Coral Oceanfront Residences

TBC On the southern end of the La Paz waterfront, in the heart of Vista Coral and Marina Cortez, Vista Coral Oceanfront Residences is now under construction. On hand to lay the first brick at the construction site to celebrate was Governor Carlos Mendoza Davis,...

Downtown La Paz Just Got a Lot Brighter

TBC The downtown area of the city of La Paz has been filled with color, thanks to the project Ciudad Mural La Paz, where 30 collective murals have brightened up the city with the help of 27 national artists. Ciudad Mural La Paz was organized...

It is Semana Santa in Mexico

It is Semana Santa in Mexico, which means it’s vacation time! Semana Santa is a big deal in Mexico and a tradition that cannot be ignored or go unnoticed. During the days leading up to Easter Sunday, downtown will be cleared out, beaches will start...

Take Advantage of the Mes de Testamento in March in Mexico

Are You a Foreigner With Assets in Mexico?   By Gisela Talamantes Saenz During the months of March and September, the College of Public Notaries of the State of Baja California Sur reduces their fees by 50% for granting wills. Also, some Notary Public offices...

Mexican Health Insurance

By Susan Fogel Health insurance for all the people by 2025. That is the vision of the administration of the Seguro Popular (insurance for the people). Seguro Popular is one of the three major public insurance systems in Mexico. Another is the Instituto de Seguridad...

Carnaval La Paz 2017

Carnaval La Paz 2017 is Just Around the Corner *February 23rd to the 28th on the Malecon of La Paz TBC As it does every year, La Paz will transform itself into one big, public street party. The traditional Carnaval La Paz will be kicking...

Unprecedented Winter Storm is Expected to Hit BCS this Weekend

An unprecedented winter storm is expected to hit BCS this weekend Expect high winds, rain, hail and sleet is La Paz. Weather warning is on now until Sunday. *Winds could reach up to 100KM per hour *Rain is expected on Saturday in most of the...