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It is Semana Santa in Mexico

Visitors to BCS headed to the beaches during the summer of 2016. 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...

Quichu Isais, Maestra Extraordinairia

Doña Quichu Isais By Carol Dyer Today I had the privilege of speaking with my next-door neighbor, Quichu Isais, maestra extraordinairia, about her music career and the new mural painted by Colectivo TOMATE , on Independencia street, depicting her image. Maestra Quichu and the word piano are synonymous...

Women Professionals in Real Estate In La Paz

VISTA PROPERTIES half By Susan A. Fogel Last Wednesday, I was honored to interview all but two of the women real estate agents profiled here. But I know all of them. I have worked with all of them over the years. They are a varied group. Their time...

Take Advantage of the Mes de Testamento in March in Mexico

College of Public Notaries of the State of Baja California Sur 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

e mail agave malecon 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 2015 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

A reflection after another rain day here in La Paz. Photo courtesy of Kat Bennett. 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...

The Pelican Theatre of La Paz Presents…

Photo courtesy of Kat Bennett LOVE, DEATH, AND OTHER COMEDIES  TBC Mark your calendars: The fun starts at the end of January! The Pelican Theatre of La Paz is gearing up for their fourth season. For this year’s production, Love, Death, and Other Comedies, they will be presenting the following...

Last Chance Municipality of La Paz Property Tax Discounts

city hall Last Chance Municipality of La Paz Property Tax Discounts TBC The City of La Paz has announced its property tax discount program for the month of January 2017. This temporary discount will run until January 31st, 2017. If you pay your 2017 property taxes before...

Give the Colors and Flavors of Mexico – Shop Local

Christmas decorations from Ibarra Pottery Shop Local By Susan Klindienst Fogel Why did you come to Mexico? There could be a hundred answers to that question. For most expats, a big reason is to live a more relaxed life among friendly, gracious people. And to explore, enjoy, and share a...