Autonomous University of Baja California Sur

The Autonomous University of Baja California Sur (in Spanish: Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur, UABCS) is a Mexican public university based in the state of Baja California Sur.

Its library holds over 42,000 volumes.[1]

Autonomous University of Baja California Sur
Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur
MottoSpanish: Sabiduría como meta, patria como destino [1]
Motto in English
Wisdom as goal, fatherland as destiny
TypePublic university
Established15 March 1976[2]
Location, ,
24°06′03″N 110°18′54″W / 24.100874°N 110.315121°WCoordinates: 24°06′03″N 110°18′54″W / 24.100874°N 110.315121°W


  1. ^ a b "Nuestras universidades afiliadas: Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur" (in Spanish). ANUIES. 2000. Archived from the original on 2008-06-06. Retrieved 2008-09-16.
  2. ^ "Historia" (in Spanish). Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur. Archived from the original on 17 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-20.

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1976 in Mexico

Events in the year 1976 in Mexico.

Baja California Sur

Baja California Sur (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈbaxa kaliˈfoɾnja suɾ] (listen), English: "South Lower California"), officially the Estado Libre y Soberano de Baja California Sur (English: Free and Sovereign State of South Lower California), is the second-smallest Mexican state by population and the 31st admitted state of the 31 states which, with Mexico City, make up the 32 Federal Entities of Mexico.

Before becoming a state on 8 October 1974, the area was known as the El Territorio Sur de Baja California ("South Territory of Lower California"). It has an area of 73,909 km2 (28,536 sq mi), or 3.57% of the land mass of Mexico, and occupies the southern half of the Baja California Peninsula, south of the 28th parallel, plus the uninhabited Rocas Alijos in the Pacific Ocean. It is bordered to the north by the state of Baja California, to the west by the Pacific Ocean, and to the east by the Gulf of California, or the "Sea of Cortés". The state has maritime borders with Sonora and Sinaloa to the east, across the Gulf of California.

The state is home to the tourist resorts of Cabo San Lucas and San José del Cabo. Its largest city and capital is La Paz.

Miroslava Breach

Miroslava Breach Velducea (7 August 1962 – 23 March 2017) was a Mexican investigative journalist for La Jornada and Norte de Juárez in Chihuahua City, Mexico known for her reportage of human rights violations, drug trafficking, and government corruption. She was murdered on 23 March 2017 as she was leaving her home. She was one of six journalists killed in Mexico in 2017.At the time of her death, Breach was a correspondent for La Jornada, a collaborator for El Norte de Chihuahua newspaper, and the editorial director of El Norte de Ciudad Juárez. She was a single mother of 2 children.

Ángel César Mendoza Arámburo

Ángel César Mendoza Arámburo (15 December 1934 - 25 March 2014) was a Mexican politician, the first elected governor in the state of Baja California Sur for the period 1975 to 1981. A lawyer for the National Autonomous University of Mexico, he held various positions within the Institutional Revolutionary Party. He was federal deputy in the legislature XLVII Congress and was Secretary for Tax Inspectorate of Ministry of Finance and Public Credit (1982). Acting as governor, founded in 1976, the Autonomous University of Baja California Sur. He was married to Luz Garayzar with whom he had three children: Guadalupe, Carlos and Cesar Angel.

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