Blog Archives

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...

Mexico’s President Congratulates Canada’s New Prime Minister

TBC President Enrique Peña Nieto congratulated Justin Trudeau, the winner of Canada’s federal elections. In a federal government press release, it was announced that the Mexican president contacted the head of Canada’s Liberal Party and the two leaders agreed to promote the strategic nature of the...

Making the World a Better Place Through Music

Project Blue – merge music, beauty and community TBC     Not every day do you have the chance to help an old master regain his craft and share his special gift with a community in need of positive, cultural interaction. In this spirit, Project...

La Paz Celebrates International Day of Tourism

TBC Today, September 27th, is the International Day of Tourism and La Paz is celebrating with the arrival of Crown Princess from the cruise line Princess Cruises. At 7:00 in the morning, the cruise liner Crown Princess arrived to the Pichilingue Terminal and docked with...

Are you a foreigner with assets in Mexico? Take advantage of the “Mes de Testamento”

Gisela Talamantes Saenz, Attorney at Law with Baja Legal Solutions   Get your Mexican Will During the months of March and September, the College of Public Notaries of the State of Baja California Sur reduce their fees by 50% for granting Wills. Also some Notary...

Happy Independence Day Mexico!!

Happy Independence Day Mexico!! Some photos from last nights Independence Day celebrations at Palacio de Gobierno, Isabel La Católica and Bravo in La Paz. To mark the holiday, Governor Carlos Mendoza Davis re-enactmented the El Grito de Dolores (the cry of independence), shouted out in...

Mendoza Davis Sworn in as Governor of Baja California Sur

Carlos Mendoza Davis, a lawyer by profession, has been officially sworn in as Governor of Baja California Sur. His term will run until 2021. His father, César Mendoza Arámburo Angel from La Paz, was the first elected governor of Baja California Sur and served from...

Celebrate Mexico’s Independence Day

Celebrate EL GRITO on September 15th! In La Paz, celebrations to honour Mexico’s Independence Day will be held at the Governor’s Palace on Isabel la Católica between Bravo and Rosales, across the street from the Chedraui parking lot. The traditional El Grito with Baja California’s...