New Consular Procedures Office for Haitians inaugurated in Tijuana

New Consular Procedures Office for Haitians inaugurated in Tijuana

Jul 21, 2017

Since Monday, July 17 Haitians who come to or are in Tijuana (Baja California, Mexico) will no longer have to worry about transmitting their requests and receiving their documents issued by the Embassy of Haiti in Mexico which is at 3 hours of fly… With the permission of the Mexican Chancellery, an office located at # 1111 boulevard in the city of Tijuana is open to all Haitians citizens who can now carry out all the consular formalities such as passport, legalization of documents, proof of identity, mandate etc., from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at this consular offices. The office was inaugurated by the Ambassador of Haiti to Mexico Guy Lamothe and Ambassador Miguel Diaz, Director General of the Caribbean and Latin America of the Mexican Chancellery. In the presence of Regional Migration Delegate Rudolph Figueroa, Honorary Consul of Haiti Enrique Watanabe Munoz, Secretary of Tijuana Town Hall, Ambassador Lamothe reiterated the Haitian Chancellery’s desire to be close to its fellow citizens who are have arrived in Tijuana for almost a year for some, while providing them with a service that meets their aspirations as a new community that already enjoys the support of the federal and regional governments of Mexico and the State of Baja California. The Haitians of Tijuana applauded the initiative to open a “oficina de tramites consulares” and already dream of a Haitian consulate in this border state of Mexico. In the presence of a strong Haitian community of at least 4,000 members, it will generate a whole series of requests from the latter. According to the authorities of the city of Tijuana, more than 17 Haitian-Mexican children have been born in the past 7 months and we should expect in the medium term a growing demand for birth certificates, passports and information for all kinds of formalities....

2 Houses Caught Fire in Tijuana Near U.S-Mexico Border

2 Houses Caught Fire in Tijuana Near U.S-Mexico Border

Jul 20, 2017

Crews extinguished a fire that damaged two houses in Tijuana, near the U.S.-Mexico border, Wednesday afternoon, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). The fire broke out in the Canon Zapata area of Tijuana, close to Otay Mesa and San Ysidro and to the south of Pacific Gateway Park, sending thick smoke into the air. The fire started just before noon, the Tijuana Fire Department said. Two people lived in one of the homes that caught fire. The residents weren’t there at the time of the fire. The other house damaged in the fire was abandoned.   Tijuana fire crews battled the flames and were able to put the fire out within 15 minutes, according to the department. Social workers are currently trying to find a place for the two residents whose home was damaged, said Tijuana Fire Department officials. There were no injuries, and the scene was cleared....

Rural Tourism with the Kumaiai: a one-of-a-kind travel experience in Baja California

Rural Tourism with the Kumaiai: a one-of-a-kind travel experience in Baja California

Jul 18, 2017

Siunaw Kuatay Ecotourism Center Rural Tourism Ethnic Group: Kumaiai This center is located only one hour away from Ensenada and 20 minutes from the Valle de Guadalupe, in the Cañada de los Encinos. Here you can take walks along the paths of the community and taste typical dishes at their restaurant.  Foto: Cortesía CDI An important attraction is the museum, where you will learn about historical and cultural aspects of this ethnic group and you will be able to witness traditional dances and songs. The most typical crafts of the Kumi are pots and pans made of reed fiber. You can find these beautiful handmade items for sale in the small shop of the ecotourism center. But if you prefer, you can weave your own in the workshop they have prepared for visitors who want to know more about the Kumiai’s culture and traditions.   MAKE THIS EXPERIENCE YOUR OWN! Siunaw Kuatay Ecotourism Center San Antonio Necua, Ensenada. C. 045646 126 1399 Sinawkuatay.com Sinawkuatay@gmail.com Source: Mexico...

“Dracula Gay” tour kicks off in Mexicali on July 21

“Dracula Gay” tour kicks off in Mexicali on July 21

Jul 16, 2017

The Zona Escénica Sonora theatrical company arrives in Baja California to present the play “Dracula Gay“, a northern cabaret and “bloody” theatrical work, aimed at adolescents and adults, with feature presentations on Friday, July 21 and Saturday 28 at the State Center of Arts Mexicali (CEART) . The play will be on tour in Mexicali, Ensenada and Tijuana, with a final presentation in the neighboring city of San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora. In this comedy, written by the playwright Tomás Urtusástegui, we will see how the legendary Count Dracula is more thirsty than ever, but a problem in his famous fangs, prevents him from feeding properly. “Tonight may be the last Full Moon that Count Dracula enjoys on Earth … if he does not succeed in consummating his revenge to those who have done so much evil. That is why he is determined to tell his story, his issues, traumas and hysteria, ” declared actor and director Armando Garval. The feature presentations of “Dracula Gay” throughout Baja California begin in the state capital, on July 21 and 28, 2017 at 8:00 pm at the Experimental Forum of CEART Mexicali. General admission $ 150 pesos. The show will also be presented at La Puerta, Galería y Artes Escénicas (Thursday 20). On Wednesday, July 26, he will perform at CEART Ensenada and on Saturday, 29 at CEART Tijuana. All shows start at 20:00 hours. This is a formal invitation from the Government of the State through the Institute of Culture of Baja California....

Baja’s Health & Wellness Forum brings together the main players in health and wellness tourism in the region

Baja’s Health & Wellness Forum brings together the main players in health and wellness tourism in the region

Jul 16, 2017

Baja California receives more than 2.4 million patients and their companions a year. On July 27 and 28, the Baja’s Health & Wellness Forum will bring together the main players in health and wellness tourism in the region with potential domestic and international clients: more than 2,000 attendees, more than 80 exhibition stands, 4 workshops, 2 conferences. Achieving 200 business meetings and 1500 business links. Be there and become part of the most important medical forum in Baja California. Position your brand on this great regional platform. Establish business relationships through business meetings. All activities that we have for the forum: workshops, conferences, meetings and business links, exhibitions stands, gastronomic garden and activities in the region. CONTACT PH: 52 (664) 607 3948 ext. 3 Email: info@agenciadeproyectos.com   For more information go to www.bajashealthandwellnessforum.com...

UBER celebrates three years in Tijuana with huge party

UBER celebrates three years in Tijuana with huge party

Jul 10, 2017

Three years ago, Uber arrived in Tijuana to help the concept of mobility change forever, offering a state-of-the-art service that, for many, is the obvious choice when choosing how to get around the border city. To celebrate, Uber Tijuana created a series of experiences dedicated to its users, as a way of thanking them for their trust and preference. The festivities began with a three-course dinner in the restaurant La Querencia, the place oowned by Miguel Angel Guerrero, creator of the Bajamed concept. The entrance was a natural dish: beetroot to the two textures, from the chef’s orchard. For the second course, a classic from La Querencia: grilled duck breast taco with pork chop and green sauce mirror. And to close the culinary evening, nothing better than some delicious gnocchis with primal lamb and four cheese sauce. Later, the celebration moved to the Mija de la Mezcalera in the Picnic area, where Ivy Satana, the original DJ from Sonora was in charge of heating up the atmosphere with its vintage sounds. After 10:30 the time came for other electronic music groups to take the stage, Nortec Collective: Bostich + Fussible presented a full band set, in which local musicians and producers demonstrated their sound genius and great creative abilities, delivering a fusion of electronic  and regional rythms from northern Mexico. To finish the evening, DJ Chucuchú took charge. The so-called “Emperor of the Cumbia Freestyle” performed a mixture between tropical electro and cumbia guapachosa, and everybody ended up dancing. It was a night full of party, dance and great moments that only reflect the history of Uber in Tijuana; Three years of a story that just started … and still has a lot to tell....