May 18, 2015 | Gringo Gazette

May 18, 2015

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Conservation Efforts In Sea Of Cortez
By SARAH ROUGHAN

The President Enrique Pena Nieto visited San Felipe to formally inaugurate a plan to save the critically endangered vaquita, the world’s smallest porpoise, which is only found in the Sea of Cortez. San Felipe is on the Sea, way up almost to the top of the Baja peninsula.

So Where Were The Spring Breakers?
By JIM LOCHKER

We’re chopped liver. You know we’re chopped liver when we can’t even be numero uno in the hearts, minds, and wallets of the spring breakers. The Top 10 spring break destinations for 2015, according to Orbitz.com booking data indicates we’re not even on the chart.

Que Pasa in Cabo?
By DAVID FLORES

Oil spill on the East Cape An oil spill that seems to have been a onetime occurrence on the beach in Los Barriles seems to be taking care of itself, as best it can. Nobody knows where it came from and no officials are out there kicking it around, let alone cleaning it up.

State & National News
By DAVID FLORES

Fund-raising for kids. The Foundation Helping Children in La Paz (FANLAP) is raising funds for school supplies for children in one of the poorest areas of La Paz. FANLAP is a long-established non-profit that operates largely from private donations. They pro