Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Isla Mujeres Daily News & Events Tuesday, July 17



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Fishermen of Isla Mujeres are on alert concerning a rumor about the possibility of extraction of sand from the "La Ollita" area again, as one more attempt to rebuild the beaches of Cancun
 LINK        Baltazar Gómez Catzín, president of the Federation of Fishing Cooperatives in Quintana Roo said the fishermen would be against another extraction, since the first one caused serious problems for the fishermen. 
       He said that although it is only a rumor at this time, the fishermen and many people from Isla Mujeres would be against this action which would directly impact the seabed. 
       He said that the extraction of sand from the area known as "La Ollita",  which was done about 10 years ago, affects them not only as fishermen, but also would put the Island at greater risk in the event of a hurricane. 
       He said that the authorities should not consider this option, since otherwise, in a very short time they will no longer see corals or anything on the seabed, since they are destroying everything. 
         He said he has received information about some plans to recover the beaches of Cancun, for which they intend to take sand from the same area of ​​"La Ollita", which is close to Isla Mujeres, so he called on all the fishermen to be vigilant.
       It is noted that about 10 years ago,  hundreds of tons of sand were extracted from the area known as "La Ollita", with the intention of recovering the beaches of Cancun, and now there is a rumor that they want to repeat this.


The Municipal Health Directorate urged families to keep informed through official means and to take preventive measures to prevent the spread of this virus  LINK 
   The municipal Director of Health, Leily Guadalupe Osorio Mares encouraged island residents to keep calm and stay informed via official sources, because the flu virus currently remains within the normal parameters of expected infection rates, however it is important to maintain this low risk and act in accordance with the recommended measures for prevention. 
    These include, frequent hand washing with soap and water, use of hand gel disinfectants, cleaning of exposed surfaces such as computers, doorknobs, etc, as well as remaining hydrated. Those affected by the virus should avoid crowded places such as schools, jobs, and areas where the general public is concentrated, as well as not giving greetings with handshakes, kissing, or hugging. They should wash their hands very frequently, and sneeze by covering their faces and using the inside of their elbows. She recommended that people at higher risk obtain the preventative vaccine.
   She said there is no epidemic in the municipality, but basic preventative measures are important, and if you experience symptoms, she encourages you to go to a health center and not to self-medicate. Flu symptoms include Fever of sudden onset higher than 39C, dry cough, sore throat, severe headache, joint pain, and difficulty breathing.
    With these actions, the City of Isla Mujeres seeks to protect, not only families, but also visitors, by preventing the spread of influenza between states.
   

Solution is in the hands of CONAPESCA, not the Harbor Master    LINK   
          After complaints by the fishermen of Isla Mujeres about the invasion of the Cuban fishing fleet into the zone of contiguous waters in the Caribbean, it is a subject that is under the jurisdiction the National Commission of Agriculture and Fishing (Conapesca), which was confirmed today by the Isla Mujeres Harbor Master,  Ismael González Gil.
       Interviewed this morning, he explained that the controversy lies specifically within the scope of the international agreement, and Cuba has managed to make the most of it.  Unfortunately what for many could be an excessive fishing, for others it is completely sustainable.
      He said that in this case the Harbor Master has no jurisdiction because it is a matter of limits established in an international agreement, for many years. He said that in addition to the area of ​​contiguous waters, there is also the exclusive economic zone of Mexico and this is where there is interference by authority (CONAPESCA).
        As is known, the fishermen have complained that the Cuban fishing fleet has entered Mexican waters, ignoring the established limits. The conflict over limits for removing species from the sea, has led to planning of a protest demonstration at sea on Tuesday about 12 nautical miles from Isla Mujeres.
    Mexico has 11,593 kilometers of coasts, of which 8475 correspond to the Pacific coast and 3118 correspond to the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea, including islands; its continental shelf is approximately 394,603 km², being higher in the Gulf of Mexico; it also has 12,500 km² of coastal lagoons and estuaries and has 6500 km² of inland waters, such as lakes, lagoons, dams and rivers.
     In 1976,  it was established that there are 200 nautical miles of "exclusive economic zone", with 2,946,885 m² of national marine region remaining under national jurisdiction.
     With the establishing of the exclusive economic zone, Mexico has tried to reorient policy in relation to international fishing matters, with the objective of obtaining the elements that contribute to the development of Mexican fishing.
        Although there are regulations for the operations of foreign fishing fleets, the local fishermen say this has left much to be desired, mainly in areas of national jurisdiction, where there are agreements with some countries, such as the United States and Cuba.

Hoyo de dona=(lit) Donut hole
Oriental, aun sin delimitar=Eastern, still hasn't been delimited 
Occidental=Western 
Limites fijados=Limits established between the US & Mexico in 1978
ZEE=Exclusive Economic Zone of Cuba

    Baseline >............Exclusive Economic Zone .................. <
                   > ...............200 nautical miles .........................  <

                   < 12 naut. miles  ><12 naut. miles    >...  ...   ... .<
Interior       <TERRITORIAL ><CONTIGUOUS>                     <  OPEN SEA
waters          <       SEA          ><         ZONE       >
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                                              MARINE RESOURCES              <
                                                                                                            
                                                                                                <   THE ZONE ________________________________________                                                                          seabed     
                                            subsoil                                    
                                                   MINERAL RESOURCES
Underwater Continental Shelf 
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Reports about the protest note that the Cuban fishermen left the area prior to the protest demonstration, presumably having heard about it.


Trash Collection                                                                             

The Director of Public Services of Isla Mujeres, Pablo Moreno Povedano said that the most serious problem that exists around the issue of garbage is the lack of social culture among the inhabitants themselves, because even when there are established hours, people are leaving trash out in the street (rather than only taking it out shortly before the truck comes)LINK 
   He said that people know the schedule determining what time the collection truck goes thru their neighborhood, which was established under the previous director. However, some people find it difficult to store trash inside their house and wait for the truck to pass.  He said, "The truck goes by and minutes later they take out more garbage, so that the streets in some colonias there always seems to be trash."
    He said that currently there are four trucks covering all the routes and two 'helper' trucks, so that garbage is collected every day at different schedules, depending on the colonia. For Sac Bajo and the colonias of la Gloria, Cañotal, Miraflores and  Lolbé, the truck passes between 1 pm and 8 pm. There are two collections for the downtown area, with one at five in the morning, and another between 8pm and 5am. 
   He said the trash problems are always a sensitive issue, which gets worse during holiday seasons, such as this one. Currently, 60 tons of trash are generated daily, with 53 tons being transported to the mainland each day, via two trips on the ferry. He said there are 480 tons of accumulated trash at the Transfer Facility.
    In response to questions, he said that the colonias with the most trash problems are "La Gloria", "Cañotal" and "Miraflores", which he attributed to residents taking their trash out at frequent intervals. He said it is necessary to have a meeting with the municipal Director of Enforcement (Fiscalización) and review the regulations, because he has not ruled out the possibility of implementing fines, which would be subject to the regulations.

Isla Mujeres Al Dia    

Taking precautions to prevent flu (article & photos)

Sargasso continues to arrive along the eastern coast of the island, without affecting the swimming beaches  (photos)

Photos of Punta Sur and VIDEO  

Noti Isla Mujeres   

VIDEO: Fishermen planning a protest at sea 

IM Noticias   
   


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From  por esto Link to their Isla Mujeres articles & photos

Increasing numbers of visitors  
Repunta el arribo de visitantes.. [+] Ver masFull article at this link


Actions to prevent AH1N1 flu  
Acciones preventivas contra la influenza AH1N1.. [+] Ver masFull article at this link


Iconic lighthouse is deteriorating  
Icono de Isla Mujeres, en franco deterioro [+] Ver masFull article at this link 
The iconic lighthouse of Isla Mujeres has been abandoned by the Integral Port Administration of Quintana Roo (Apiqroo), who aren't providing maintenance and its poor condition contrasts with the beauty of its environment. Its use was discontinued a decade ago when hotels were built that are taller than the lighthouse, and the signaling system was moved to the hotel on El Yunque islet (which is now the Mia). 
   Tourism service providers say it has been five years since the building received any paint, and members of the business organization CANACO said the could be advancing deterioration of the interior metal due to corrosion from salt, which could cause detachment of part of the building which served as a navigational guide for a century.
   Representatives of some foreign agencies have recommended that it be rescued and painted to provide a 'welcome' that can be seen in the bay, to thousands of tourists who visit daily. It is located near the end of the Rueda Medina malecon, which gives it historical significance, as well as it has represented an important signalling device, with its height of more than 20 meters allowing it to be seen for several miles by sailors. It was an important signal near the Yucatan Channel area for cargo ships from the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico.


Increased security at Maritime Terminals 
Refuerzan la vigilancia en terminales marítimas [+] Ver masFull article at this link
  During the holiday period, security is increased at the Maritime Terminals, including Naval personnel with trained dogs monitoring the increased amount of cargo and passengers with suitcases arriving and departing, to ensure the safety of the thousands of visitors. This takes place at the areas of the cargo/vehicle ferry to Punta Sam, as well as the areas of the passenger ferries between the island and Puerto Juarez and the Hotel Zone.
  There are also security forces patrolling the beaches, who are prepared to respond to any emergencies, with coordination between the organizations which include the Red Cross, Civil Protection, Tourist Police and others. It is noted that security cameras still have not been installed along the main roads, which has been encouraged by business owners.


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 Kitchen in a large studio. (Sur & Norte are identical)
Kitchenette in small room, Medio. There's a table & chairs across from it & a double bed.
A large slider opens from each of the 3 rooms onto the patio where each has a table & chairs, hammock & clotheslines. The BBQ is behind the pole, and the outdoor shower is outa the pic at left.
Large studio (Norte), I'm standing in the kitchen. A queen & single bed.

Free amenities such as hammocks, BBQ grills, outdoor shower, portable beach chairs & beach towels, washer & dryer, loungers. Breathtaking panoramic views from the rooftop terrace. Large sliding doors open to a patio & our backyard-beach, overlooking the Caribbean sea. Upstairs room also available. Downtown is  ~ a mile away; if you don't feel like walking,  flag a $2 taxi. Parking. You can enjoy the music & crowds downtown, then come home our quiet neighborhood of Bachilleres where you'll  sleep to the sounds of the sea.$275/$325/$425 wk   $40/50/$65nt  Monthly Discounts

Large studio (Sur) with Queen & Single bed. Slider door & view are behind me.

Fine dining a few steps away at Da Luisa or try the neighborhood eateries a couple blocks farther. Within ten minutes walk are a variety of restaurants including Mango Cafe, Brisas, Manolitos, La Chatita, Green Verde, Kash Kechen Chuc, and the large department store-grocery , Chedraui. Visit marinas, bars, & beach clubs that are minutes away by bike or on foot. Attend Yoga classes a couple villas away at hotelito Casa Ixchel. Fresh juice, produce & tortillas a few blocks away in the village, as well as a variety of other stores and small local restaurants. It takes 20-30  minutes to walk downtown.
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Full moon rising over the Caribbean 
July  1  10:14
July  2  10:53
July  3  11:31

July 27   7:32
July 28   8:14
July 29   8:54
July 30   9:32
July 31  10:09
Painting by Pamela Haase
Sunset  ~7:25
Sunrise ~6:05

July Events
Provided by MaraVilla Caribe & Isla Mujeres Daily News & Events
 It's whale shark tour season (thru mid September) and turtle nesting season (thru mid October).

Sunday, July 1 Election Day Polls open 7a-6p Alcohol will only be sold to foreigners with food purchase at businesses with a food license, until the 48 "Dry Law" expires at midnight. Mexico will electsa president for a single six-year term, and 628 members of the national congress, who for the first time in nearly a century can be reelected. Voters are also choosing nine governors, ~1600 mayors, and thousands of state and local lawmakers. 

Monday, July 2 Mexico vs Brazil 9a  World Cup  Islanders can watch at the large screen on Playa Centro provided by the Posada, or at a variety of bars.

Wednesday, July 4  US Independence Day, may be celebrated in some bars

Friday, July 6th at 8pm at the Convention Center. Renatta Dance Studio would like to invite you to our 6th annual end of school year show!
The theme is ‘Mexico Without Borders’ and the show includes more than 50 dancers and special performers. Join us for this wonderful dance and musical tribute to Mexico! Local island children from 4 years up to their teens will be performing, as well as professional dancers and special performers from the island and Cancun.
Tickets are $50 pesos for adults and $30 for children in advance. And $70 pesos and $50 pesos at the door.













 July 20 & 21 Friday & Saturday  Barracuda Fishing Tournament

July 20-22  Fri, Sat, Sun. 11th Annual Whale Shark Festival  Schedule TBA


  Sources for Weather Information:
LINK to Civil Protection Q Roo weather bulletin  (Spanish)
LINK to Mexico National Weather Service (Spanish)
 LINK to satellite images for the Mexico National Weather Service (Yucatan peninsula is under Satellite GOES Este, I recommend "Animacion")
 LINK to GOES East Band 16 GIF (animation)
LINK to a private weather station on Isla Mujeres     
LINK to Tropic Watch (in English)
LINK to NHC in US (in English)
LINK to Tropical Tidbits (in English)

Monday, July 16, 2018

Isla Mujeres Daily News & Events Monday, July 16



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CHECK OUT THE JULY EVENTS SCHEDULE!  (scroll down)
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Working in a coordinated manner between agencies, we maintain the cleanliness and security of our Island. We are ready to welcome more than 15,000 visitors each day during this holiday season.  VIDEO 

From July 23 to August 10 Isla Mujeres children will be able to enjoy the activities of the Summer Camp 2018. Register your children from Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Institute of Sports and Recreation in colonia Salina.

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Isla Mujeres Al Dia    

A more transparent sea isn't possible VIDEO 

Isla Mujeres receives visitors with clean & healthy beaches  (article & photos)

There is a graphic about the difference between symptoms of the common cold and H1N1 influenza 

Take care of the environment, enjoy your vacation without littering
   When you eat outside, don't forget to throw away your trash
    Don't litter in the streets, beaches, highways, or rivers. 

VIDEO..scenes from ferry, streets, Punta Sur 

VIDEO of the municipal Director of Health giving recommendations about preventing flu, its symptoms, and other recommendations, as well as explaining where free consultations are available.

Photos of vehicles parked on sidewalks that says: Citizen complaint. Use of sidewalks for parking.

Photos of tourists in the streets and at the beach, photo of Isla Mujeres sign  VIDEO from 2017 of a diver and a large ray.

This is how Isla Mujeres is enjoyed VIDEO   
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Photos from Playa Centro captioned "Vacations".  VIDEO  

Invitation to join Summer Day Camp INDERIM starting July 23 for children 6-14, with photos

Noti Isla Mujeres   

Sunset photos

Invitation to join Summer Day Camp INDERIM starting July 23 for children 6-14, with photos.

VIDEO with reporter commenting that there has been an accident between a scooter and a taxi near the middle school showing a person on a stretcher being put into the ambulance, a moto on its side in the street, and a taxi parked by the curb near it.

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"Isla Blanca" ferry could go into operation at any time  
“Isla Blanca” operará en cualquier momentor.. [+] Ver masFull article at this link
   Employees of the Maritima company say that about 20 permits are required to operate and the "Isla Blanca" ferry has met the requirements and should be given authorization to provide passenger service soon.
      In March, SEMAR (Department of the Navy) made an inspection, which removed the "Isla Blanca" from operating for violating the reformed Law of Navigation and Maritime Trade. The other ferry, "Sergio Gracia", was only authorized to transport cargo vehicles, and its passenger service was canceled, so that since then it crosses to Punta Sam with its 180 seats vacant.

Summer Day Camp INDERIM
Curso de verano del Instituto del Deporte. [+] Ver masFull article at this link
  This information has already been translated. The summer day camp begins July 23, lasting three weeks, and includes recreational activities and sports, as well as cultural and educational activities. This includes basketball, handball, tae kwon do, soccer and physical activities, as well as visits to sites of cultural interest such as the Tortugranja aquarium, Mundaca, Punta Sur, the archaeological site of El Meco, the Cancun planetarium, and Isla Contoy, among others. Educational activities include recycling and learning about ecology and the environment. Registration is taking place at the Sports and Recreation Institute in colonia Salina, for children aged 6-14 at a cost of 300 pesos for the first child and 150 pesos for the others, Monday thru Friday, 9am to 3pm.

Accident between cab and motorcycle 
Motociclista derribado por un taxi[+] Ver masFull article at this link
      The driver of a scooter, Juan N., said the accident between his vehicle and a taxi was the cabbie's fault. He was taken away in the Red Cross ambulance for evaluation, after the accident occurred near the Middle School on Rueda Medina avenue, and both vehicles were taken to the impound yard while responsibility is being determined.

     The Punta Sam ferry is still not providing passenger service due to instructions from the Department of the Navy (SEMAR), which is causing dissatisfaction among tourists who then must go to or return to Puerto Juarez. The Maritima company hasn't issued an official update, but it is said that they have met the safety requirements and are waiting for SEMAR to authorize passenger service, which they provide for lower prices.     

Beaches that are clean & safe 
Playas limpias y seguras [+] Ver masFull article at this link
   Work is being done to ensure the beaches of Isla Mujeres are safe and clean during this summer holiday season when 15,000 visitors are expected daily, with coordination between various agencies at all three levels of government. This includes the Department of the Navy (SEMAR), the Mexican Red Cross, the Integral Port Administration of Quintana Roo (APIQRoo), the Federal Maritime Terrestrial Zone (ZOFEMAT), the Department of Public Security and Municipal Transit, the Department of Civil Protection and Fire, Ministry of Health, Aguakan and the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE). 
      Occupancy is at 75% and increasing, according to the Mayor. He said, "We want this vacation to be profitable for everyone, not only for our visitors, who can enjoy clean and beautiful beaches, and our natural beauty; but also for each service provider, hotelier, restaurateur and all the families that depend on tourism."  He said he is committed to maintaining this vacation destination as one of the favorites for tourists from all over Mexico and the world
         It is noted that Playa Centro has the Blue Flag designation, which requires meeting 33 criteria for quality standards.

Clear accounts and healthy finances
Cuentas claras y finanzas sanas Ver masFull article at this link
   This information has already been translated. At the recent City Council meeting, the Mayor, who was just reelected, gave assurances that he will close out this period of administration with a clear and transparent accounting of finances. He thanked those who covered responsibilities during the election period and officials were sworn in.

Neighborhood committee generates conflict
Comité vecinal genera conflicto+] Ver masFull article at this link
     A neighborhood committee of the La Guadalupana neighborhood, which was established as a civil association to follow the process of regularization of the 200 housing lots in the neighborhood, seems to have deviated from its purpose by endorsing the sale of two properties, which has generated disagreement, according to residents Leonor Hernández, Víctor Aké and María Moreno.

Expansion of the Maritime Terminal postponed  
Posponen ampliación de la terminal marítima[+] Ver masFull article at this link
    The project to expand the APIQRoo (state Port Authority) Maritime Terminal into the parking lot area won't take place until next year. The expansion should increase the size of the facility by about one third, which is expected to be a waiting area for passengers going to the Cancun Hotel Zone.   
     The delay is due to the fact that the agreement has not been completed for the use of part of the property of the Ministry of Communications and Transport (SCT) where the dock of the Harbor Master's Office is located, which is scheduled extend about 15 meters to compensate for the space this expansion would occupy. By the way, on the map, the lot of the SCT appears as a property of the Department of the Navy (SEMAR).
         
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MaraVilla Caribe   Bed & Beach    Three rentals with large glass doors overlooking our white sand beach and the beautiful Caribbean sea, with  kitchenettes & free WIFI. In the coastal neighborhood of  Bachilleres, among upscale villas & boutique hotelitos, convenient to downtown or the colonias, yet separate.  Quiet & Private.   
 Kitchen in a large studio. (Sur & Norte are identical)
Kitchenette in small room, Medio. There's a table & chairs across from it & a double bed.
A large slider opens from each of the 3 rooms onto the patio where each has a table & chairs, hammock & clotheslines. The BBQ is behind the pole, and the outdoor shower is outa the pic at left.
Large studio (Norte), I'm standing in the kitchen. A queen & single bed.

Free amenities such as hammocks, BBQ grills, outdoor shower, portable beach chairs & beach towels, washer & dryer, loungers. Breathtaking panoramic views from the rooftop terrace. Large sliding doors open to a patio & our backyard-beach, overlooking the Caribbean sea. Upstairs room also available. Downtown is  ~ a mile away; if you don't feel like walking,  flag a $2 taxi. Parking. You can enjoy the music & crowds downtown, then come home our quiet neighborhood of Bachilleres where you'll  sleep to the sounds of the sea.$275/$325/$425 wk   $40/50/$65nt  Monthly Discounts

Large studio (Sur) with Queen & Single bed. Slider door & view are behind me.

Fine dining a few steps away at Da Luisa or try the neighborhood eateries a couple blocks farther. Within ten minutes walk are a variety of restaurants including Mango Cafe, Brisas, Manolitos, La Chatita, Green Verde, Kash Kechen Chuc, and the large department store-grocery , Chedraui. Visit marinas, bars, & beach clubs that are minutes away by bike or on foot. Attend Yoga classes a couple villas away at hotelito Casa Ixchel. Fresh juice, produce & tortillas a few blocks away in the village, as well as a variety of other stores and small local restaurants. It takes 20-30  minutes to walk downtown.
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Full moon rising over the Caribbean 
July  1  10:14
July  2  10:53
July  3  11:31

July 27   7:32
July 28   8:14
July 29   8:54
July 30   9:32
July 31  10:09
Painting by Pamela Haase
Sunset  ~7:25
Sunrise ~6:05

July Events
Provided by MaraVilla Caribe & Isla Mujeres Daily News & Events
 It's whale shark tour season (thru mid September) and turtle nesting season (thru mid October).

Sunday, July 1 Election Day Polls open 7a-6p Alcohol will only be sold to foreigners with food purchase at businesses with a food license, until the 48 "Dry Law" expires at midnight. Mexico will electsa president for a single six-year term, and 628 members of the national congress, who for the first time in nearly a century can be reelected. Voters are also choosing nine governors, ~1600 mayors, and thousands of state and local lawmakers. 

Monday, July 2 Mexico vs Brazil 9a  World Cup  Islanders can watch at the large screen on Playa Centro provided by the Posada, or at a variety of bars.

Wednesday, July 4  US Independence Day, may be celebrated in some bars

Friday, July 6th at 8pm at the Convention Center. Renatta Dance Studio would like to invite you to our 6th annual end of school year show!
The theme is ‘Mexico Without Borders’ and the show includes more than 50 dancers and special performers. Join us for this wonderful dance and musical tribute to Mexico! Local island children from 4 years up to their teens will be performing, as well as professional dancers and special performers from the island and Cancun.
Tickets are $50 pesos for adults and $30 for children in advance. And $70 pesos and $50 pesos at the door.













 July 20 & 21 Friday & Saturday  Barracuda Fishing Tournament

July 20-22  Fri, Sat, Sun. 11th Annual Whale Shark Festival  Schedule TBA


  Sources for Weather Information:
LINK to Civil Protection Q Roo weather bulletin  (Spanish)
LINK to Mexico National Weather Service (Spanish)
 LINK to satellite images for the Mexico National Weather Service (Yucatan peninsula is under Satellite GOES Este, I recommend "Animacion")
 LINK to GOES East Band 16 GIF (animation)
LINK to a private weather station on Isla Mujeres     
LINK to Tropic Watch (in English)
LINK to NHC in US (in English)
LINK to Tropical Tidbits (in English)