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Income and Expenses of the Municipality

by Sandra D. Gaytan The Mexican republic, officially the Estados Unidos Mexicanos, has 31 states and one Federal District. Each of the states is divided into municipalities (the equivalent of a county in the US), with the number of municipalities per state varying depending on...

5th Annual SUP Races La Paz

TBC Don’t miss out on the fun! On Sunday, November 29th, the 5th Annual SUP Races La Paz will take place. The fun starts at 8:00 a.m. on the malecón and 5 de Mayo, in front of Harker Board Co. There are categories for men,...

PRESIDENT ENRIQUE PEÑA NIETO VISITS BAJA CALIFORNIA SUR

*Assures BCS government of his support in dealing with the most sensitive issues and those of great concern to the State. TBC President Enrique Peña Nieto, during his recent visit to BCS, announced his government’s readiness to form a team and a common front with...

What is Buen Fin?

What is Buen Fin? TBC November and December are crazy months here in La Paz.  Christmas shopping seems to be starting earlier and earlier each year and while out running errands the past few days, I noticed people are already filling up their shopping carts...

“Merino, Casty, Magallon—Three Artists, Three Ways to Art”

TBC In the Exhibition “Merino, Casty, Magallon—Three Artists, Three Ways to Art,” the three prominent Baja artists present a fascinating merger of their works and talents. Brought together in the show are the paintings and constructions of Francisco Merino, the glass sculptures of Jill Casty,...

World Cup Big Blue FreeDiving In La Paz, Baja

TBC Event organizer and Mexican national record holder, Estrella Navarro Holm, is pleased to announce the Big Blue Freediving competition will be hosted by La Paz November 1st to the 9th. 25 world-class athletes will descend on the capital of BCS to take part in...

Day of the Dead Festival in La Paz, Baja California Sur

For daily cultural activities go to www.rozinlapaz.com Festival de Día de Muertos — Day 1: This is a two-evening festival Nov. 1-2 celebrating The Day of the Dead from 6 p.m. till about 11 p.m.. Both nights there will be a display of altars to the...

Welcome to the NEW BAJA CITIZEN

Your favorite local English-language news source has re-emerged, now with an exciting new magazine format. The new Baja Citizen will be published monthly, from October through May. I hope the magazine will provide insight into what makes La Paz and its surrounding precincts ‘tick’ —...

Mexican Government Tracking Path of Hurricane Patricia

TBC In his Twitter account, President Enrique Peña Nieto remarked that in view of the path of Hurricane Patricia, he has instructed the National System of Civil Protection and the National Water Commission (CONAGUA) to keep the population informed. President Peña Nieto also ordered the...

Time to Set the Clocks Back

TIME CHANGE IN MEXICO TBC Daylight Savings Time will end October 25th, 2015 at 2:00 am here in Mexico (exceptions below). It will time to move the clocks back one hour! Sunrise and sunset will be about 1 hour earlier on Oct 25, 2015 than...