Whales Are Dying by the Dozens

A report released by the Denmark-based Aarhus University reveals that at least 386 Gray Whales (eschrichtius robustus) have been found dead along the Pacific, 169 in Mexican waters. The apparent reason is malnutrition. This is called an unusual mortality event (UME) which is defined as “a stranding that is unexpected; involves a significant die-off of […]

Cabo Welcomes Immigrants

But not the kind that wants to reach the U.S. border. The National Institute of Statistics (INEGI) has revealed that our Southern Baja state is second in states where inhabitants that have migrated from other areas of Mexico wish to be. As much as 55 percent of the population has arrived in search of jobs […]

Cabo is Safer than Ever

A state report on crime in Los Cabos shows a decrease of 49 percent in January, compare to January of last year. The security council that is formed by state and federal police, the National guard and the influential Los Cabos Coordinating Business council (CCC) have achieved improvements in equipment and training. Home break ins, […]

New Detour Road in the Planning

Governor Carlos Mendoza met with officials of the Federal Communications and Transport secretariat to update information on the new road that is planned to unite the road from Ciudad Constitution to the road to Cabo San Lucas, avoiding the heavy traffic of crossing through La Paz. The technical plan is almost finished and will shortly […]

SOLD! For $430 Million

Marriott Vacations Worldwide announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Welk Resorts, owner of Cabo San Lucas’ Sirena del Mar resort just outside of Cabo. Welk Resorts was founded in 1984 by Lawrence Welk, an American musician, accordionist, bandleader, and television impresario, who hosted the television program The Lawrence Welk Show from […]

Census Results Revealed

The National Institute of Statistics (INEGI) has released the results from the 2020 Census. Our Southern Baja State is inhabited by 798,447 individuals, 49.2 percent of whom are women. We are the second lowest populated of the 32 states that form Mexico. And, for the first time, Los Cabos has more population than La Paz, […]

Mexico in the Top Three Best Places to Retire

Once again, International Living has released its report on the best places to retire in the world. Mexico took the position number 3, just under Costa Rica (No. 1) and Panama (No. 2). What International Living said, among many other reasons: “This large expat community is very welcoming to newcomers, and there is no shortage […]

Los Cabos Airport Will Offer Covid-19 Tests

GAP, the group that operates twelve International airports in Mexico’s Pacific, including our very own Los Cabos International, revealed that it will deploy temporary labs in all of their airports to offer PCR or Antigen Covid-19 tests. The labs will begin to be installed as of this Monday January 25 in Los Cabos, Guadalajara, Tijuana, […]

Los Cabos in the Top Three National Spots

With a drastic reduction in crime that started three years ago, Los Cabos is now ranked as the Second Most Safe Municipality in Mexico. The report was released by the National Institute of Statistics and Geography and was highlighted in a video message by our state’s governor, Carlos Mendoza. 

Mexico Tourism Best-case Scenario for 2021

The country’s ministry of tourism predicts it will be 26 percent lower than in 2019, but it also warns that it might be worse, as in a decrease of 44 percent. That would be 33.1 million less international tourists, compared to the record number of 45 million in 2019. Room occupancy is expected to be […]