• October 21, 2020

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Employment on the Up and Up

After 6 months of pandemic, Mexico’s employment has recovered 65 percent, revealed INEGI, the country’s institute of statistics. This figure does not include informal commerce (beach and street peddlers, taco stands, plumbers, carpenters and the like). It is estimated that 6 out of 10 people in Mexico are informal and do not pay taxes.

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New Cruise Ship Dock to be Built

The construction of a new, larger dock for cruise ships in La Paz will begin next year and should be operating at the end of 2021 or early 2022. It will be located in the Pichilingue area, near the Ferry boats terminal. The port administration (API) expects to receive up to 150 cruise ships a […]

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Mexico Suspends Permits to Foreigners

Who own property within the “Restricted Zone.” Mexico’s Department of Foreign Relations (S.R.E.), the agency responsible for issuing permits to foreigners in the “Restricted Zone” who apply for permits so they may have title to Mexican property in a Fideicomiso (Bank Trust) ha temporarily suspended issuing new ones. The Restricted Zone is all land bordering […]

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Another Resort Reopening Soon

This time, is the luxurious One & Only Palmilla located at the entrance to San Jose del Cabo. It will reinstate its workers on October 15 to train them in new health protocols and get the resort ready for opening November 1. 

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More Cruise Ships Return to Cabo

The Vidanta and Carnivale have announced their return to Cabo Bay in November and December, respectively, adding more visitors to the previously announced aboard the Norwegian, which announced its return earlier this month. The Vidanta Elegant is a smaller cruise ship with 149 staterooms and suites and is part of the Mexican hotel resort chain […]

Real Estate Section

Featured Property: Sea Breeze

This 2 bedroom 2 bath Penthouse welcomes you to comfortable living with luxury and elegance. Perched on 10 acres of prime real estate of RESORT STYLE residences carefully positioned to enhance your individual PRIVACY. Just steps from the famed MEDANO BEACH literally minutes to your toes in the warm tropical waters of the Sea of Cortez. […]

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New Homes Unveiled at Rancho San Lucas

Rancho San Lucas, an exclusive 834-acre resort and residential community on the stunning Pacific coast 15 minutes from downtown Cabo San Lucas, has debuted its newest real estate offering. The Villa Margarita homes are a special collection of new residences that provide a seamless vacation home experience in a luxurious master-planned resort enclave. Ideal for […]

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Boost Your Home’s Value Ahead of Your Appraisal

BY MARTIN POSCH Whether you’re planning to sell or refinance, a home appraisal is a necessary step in determining the true value of your home. This means your home should be in the best possible condition, so it will be appraised at the highest potential value. While it may be tempting to swing for the […]

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Calendar of Performing Arts

Cultural activities and sites to see at home during COVID-19 October 1. Thursday. 8:30 p.m.VAN GOGH, A SUNFLOWER AGAINST THE WORLD is an online play about the work and life of one of the most fascinating and popular artists of all time. Its director and actor, Mario Iván Martínez, created this staging inspired by his […]

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Fish Report

BY GARY GRAHAM / THAT BAJA GUY Cabo San Lucas Recently, fishing has been closer to our typical summer season, with some inconsistencies. The water temperature has changed (with temps on the Sea of Cortez reported of up to 88 Degrees F) and the fish are moving quickly.  However, lately, the dorado picked up with […]