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Are You a Foreigner With Assets in Mexico?

  Take Advantage of the Mes de Testamento 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 will...

The Inflation Rate for January, 2.6 percent, is the Lowest Since 1970: EPN

TBC Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto announced last week that according to data from the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI), the inflation rate for January of this year, 2.6 percent, is the lowest for a first month of the year since the indicator...

Se Habla… A La Paz Success Story

By Gregory A. Lakes For a foreigner to succeed as a small-business owner in Baja California Sur requires a special set of skills, according to those who have tried. A sharp business sense is essential, but it’s not nearly enough. What’s required, they say, is as...

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,...