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Carnaval La Paz 2016 is Just Around the Corner

*February 4th to the 9th 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 off on Thursday, February 4th. Organizers, including the Mayor...

Build My Dream Home…In La Paz

By Susan Fogel “…Building your own house is a primal urge, one of those universal genetic drives, like the need to provide for your family…” So says BBC presenter and host of Grand Designs, Kevin McCloud. Building your own house can be joyful, stressful, expensive,...

Tourism To Mexico Up in 2015

Nine million Mexicans work at jobs related to the tourism industry. The Mexican Tourism Board will design publicity campaigns for different audiences. Federal Tourism Secretary Enrique de la Madrid Cordero confirmed that the tourism sector in Mexico would continue to be an engine of sustained...

The Pelican Theatre’s Production of Love, Loss and What I Wore – January Dates Set

Coming Soon To a Theater Near You!  TBC Last season saw the Pelican Theatre’s successful production of Let’s Make a Scene: Three Short Comedies. This January, the Pelican Theatre is excited to be presenting the award-winning play Love, Loss and What I Wore, by sisters...

Todos Santos Music Festival Returns to Baja California Sur for 5th Year

The increasingly popular Fifth Annual Todos Santos Music Festival, founded by Peter Buck, lead guitar player for R.E.M, will take place on January 14-16 and January 20-23 in the legendary Hotel California and the historic town plaza of Todos Santos, Baja California, Mexico. The festival...

Happy Dia de Reyes!

On January 6th, the Kings Day in Mexico, known as the Día de Reyes, will be celebrated in La Paz by families holding onto the traditions of years past. On Kings Day, which has a religious background, children in Mexico receive gifts brought to them...

Have You Paid Aguinaldo to Your Employees?

By Gisela Talamantes Saenz Article 87 of the Federal Labor Law establishes The Aguinaldo as an obligation/benefit, with an objective to grant employees a sufficient amount of money to cover extraordinary expenses during the end of the year holidays. According to the Federal Labor Law,...

The Work of International Community Foundation

By Susan Fogel The traffic in Centro has been building since mid-October. Christmas arrived at Liverpool long before Day of the Dead. Buen Fin just passed, and soon it will be Christmas. While expats, as a group, are generous all year and step up to...

Have You Heard About Club Cruceros?

By Ana Hall When asked to write a “blurb” about Club Cruceros, I thought it would be easy. How many words can possibly be needed to describe a little clubhouse on the grounds of Marina de La Paz? Piece of cake — after all, I...

S-h-h-h-h – SUBASTA In La Paz, Mexico

By Carol Dyer Silence is golden! That’s right! Without a word, using only the stroke of your pen, you can be the winner of something shiny and new or maybe something old and treasured. It’s up to you. Yes, it is time for the annual...