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Entrepreneurs, Producers and Artisan Market Opens to Promote Local Products

* Every Sunday the market will be installed with the sale of seafood, agriculture products, crafts and homemade foods TBC In order to give continuity to the efforts and needs of local business people and producers, the municipality of La Paz, led by Fausto Alvarez...

BCS nonprofits take key steps through the phases of emergency management following Hurricane Odile: Response, Recovery, Mitigation, and Planning

* The International Community Foundation continues to support disaster relief on the Baja California Peninsula In mid-September 2014, immediately on the heels of Hurricane Odile, one of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit Mexico’s Baja California peninsula, the International Community Foundation (ICF), a San Diego-based...

State Government Starts Reforms to Boost Minimum Wage

Locally, there are 54 laws that need to be reformed to guarantee workers a better wage TBC During a session of the Productivity Commission held last week in La Paz, Secretary of Labor and Social Welfare, José Luis Pérpulli Drew expressed the need for local...

Newly Created Orquesta Filarmonica De Baja California Sur to Perform

By Gary Batha We are very pleased to announce the beginning of the professional orchestra “Orquesta Filarmonica De Baja California Sur” located here in La Paz.  The orchestra is a dream made true thanks to the work of a private foundation and sponsored by the...

Brand New Artisan Market In La Paz

Entrepreneurs, Producers and Artisan Market Set to Open   *Sunday, March 1st in the parking lot of La Paz’s City Hall   TBC   In order to give continuity to the efforts and needs of local business people and producers, the municipality of La Paz,...

Flag Day in Mexico

TBC Mexico’s Flag Day (Día de la Bandera) is annually observed on February 24 to honor the country’s flag. National flag celebrations take place every year on the week of February 24 in Mexico. The current Mexican flag has been officially in use since 1968,...

RED Sustainable Travel of La Paz a Finalist

TBC The Hotel and Tourism Management Association of La Paz (EMPRHOTUR) is pleased to report that “RED” Sustainable Travel (RED), a socially responsible company that promotes the development of tourism in Mexico towards more sustainable and renewable models, is among the three finalists for the...

Municipality of La Paz Property Tax Discounts Still Available

TBC The City of La Paz has announced its property tax discount program for the month of February 2015. This temporary discount will run until Feburary 28th, 2015. If you pay your 2015 property taxes before the end of the month, in one payment, you...

La Paz Mayor Esthela Ponce Granted Leave of Absence

Last night, a extraordinary council meeting was convened where La Paz Mayor Esthela Ponce Beltran was granted a leave of absence. The leave will be without pay and effective immediately until February 15th, 2015.  Ponce Beltran plans to use this time to take part in...

4000 New Street Name Signs to Be Installed in La Paz

First stage will include the downtown area. TBC Finally, more street signs are being installed in La Paz! Mayor Esthela Ponce Beltran unveiled at the corner of Altamirano and Juarez in the downtown area of La Paz, the first of thousands of new street signs...