Posts Categorized: News

From the U.S. Consulate About Overseas Voting from Baja

U.S. Consulate Tijuana, Tijuana, Mexico Message for U.S. Citizens Final Opportunities to Return Voted Ballots 12 October 2016   Don’t wait; return your voted ballot right away! Remember U.S. embassies and consulates are not polling places; same-day in-person voting is not available outside the United States.  The majority of states require voted ballots to reach… Read more »

October 2016 Baja Bulletin

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9-1-1 Now Works in Baja California (Norte) As of October 3, 2016, 911 now works as an emergency number in the state of Baja California (norte). Baja California Sur will adopt the use of 911 in 2017, sometime between January and June. Mexico’s emergency number 066 will still remain in service for about a year as… Read more »

Toll Road to Ensenada Reopened

  After nearly a year of being closed, the toll road to Ensenada reopened late in the afternoon of Tuesday, Dec. 16th. Baja California Governor, Francisco Vega de Lamadrid, was present at the ceremony to inaugurate the reopened road as was Mexico’s Secretary of Communications and Transportation, Gerardo Ruiz Esparza. The stretch of road between La Fonda… Read more »

In the Aftermath of Odile

By Ann Hazard In the late hours of September 15, 2014, Hurricane Odile—a Category 3 Hurricane with winds in excess of 100 mph—roared ashore in Los Cabos. Windows were blown out of luxury hotels. Roofs flew off, buildings flooded. The airport and everything around it looked like it had been bombed. Cars, power lines and… Read more »

Cross Border Airport Bridge between San Diego and Tijuana

Cross Border Xpress San Diego Tijuana

  UPDATE January 2016: The Cross Border Xpress airport bridge is now open. You can see get tips and more information by reading our Cross Border Xpress Article. The pedestrian cross-border airport bridge between San Diego and Tijuana’s Rodríquez airport is set to open summer 2015. The project is called “Cross Border Xpress” and is expected… Read more »

Update on the Toll Road to Ensenada

Update toll road collapse repair Rosarito to Ensenada Baja

  UPDATE December 17, 2014:  The toll road officially reopened for through traffic on December 16th, 2014. For more information on the opening, see HERE. In December 2013, a portion of the scenic toll road between Rosarito and Ensenada collapsed in a landslide at Salsipuedes. The road fell as much as 100 feet in some… Read more »