If you have ever heard anyone say that "summer is the slow time" in Loreto, this month's issue of Soundings offers ample proof that they are dead wrong.
As we enter the "dog days" of summer, Eco-Alianza is buzzing with activity and planning for several important new projects to be unveiled over the next year. For all our supporters and interested onlookers, we are expanding our communications outreach by increasing the frequency of our online newsletter and our social media, and by initiating another exciting new communications project that we will report on here next month.
Expanding the Sister City Relationship between Loreto, Baja California Sur, México and Ventura, California U.S.A. In a ceremony both solemn and impassioned, the Loreto City Council voted unanimously on Monday, the 5th of June, to approve the Sister City relationship between Loreto and Buenaventura (Ventura). Loreto Presidente Jorge Avilés presented Ventura Mayor Cheryl Heitmann with the Key to the City of Loreto in the Municipality Council Chambers. Father Thomas J. Elewaut, VF, Mission San Buenaventura, Dennis Heitmann, Ventura Mayor [...]
13 November 2015 Mining in México is a complex topic, and the source of much confusion. This update is meant to educate Eco-Alianza supporters on some of the background, as well as to bring you up to speed on some disturbing developments in Loreto. We are adding a section to our website http://ecoalianzaloreto.org/newsroom/mining-facts-11-11-15 to broaden our educational outreach on this topic, and we will continue to supplement it in the days ahead. Eco-Alianza is active on a daily basis in [...]
On Monday, March 30, 2015, President Jorge Alberto Avilés Pérez of Loreto, Baja California Sur, received the "Keys to the City" of Ventura, California from Mayor Cheryl Heitmann, confirming the Sister City relationship between the two municipalities. The formal ceremony, which took place in the historic Ventura City Hall, included the reading of a proclamation, declaring the relationship between The City of San Buenaventura, California and The City of Loreto, Baja California Sur, "To encourage bi-national promotion of conservation, education, [...]