North Beach/Playa Norte In Real Time In Isla Mujeres
LINK to 24 hour time lapse of the webcam
This is the "Early Edition" with translated headlines & newspaper photos.The Afternoon/Final Edition has translated news articles, upcoming events, & the "Around the Internet in the Past 24 Hours" section, with original photos....In Isla Mujeres Daily News.
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Citizens demonstrate civility at the polls
Electing their government in a peaceful and free manner
Ciudadanos demuestran civilidad en las urnas
Domingo, 07 de Julio de 2013 22:48
Eligen a sus gobernantes de manera libre y pacífica
ISLA MUJERES, 7 de julio.-
Noticias de El Quintanarroense
Elections without incident
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Noticias de Quequi......
Elections take place in total serenity
Since the mayoral candidates Agapito Magaña Sánchez and Alicia Concepción Ricalde Magaña are neighbors, they vote at the same location. Por Esto reports (Here) that both candidates cast their votes at 10:30am at the school “Julio Sauri”, with Agapito Magana casting his vote first, and subsequently, Alicia Ricalde Magana, and her two daughters, voted. At the same time, mayor Hugo Sanchez Montalvo voted at the school "Cesar Mendoza".
Gran afluencia en las playas+] Ver mas
Big crowds at the beaches
On Sunday, large numbers of tourists flocked to the beaches of Isla Mujeres, after the families had finished voting. Hotel occupancy increased to75%, and there were about a thousand bathers at Playa Norte enjoying the hot weather, at the first weekend of the summer holiday season. Restaurants and other businesses in the tourist industry benefited, including the boat tours. Tourism is expected to increase further next week with the arrival of more foreign visitors.
Agapito Magana declared winner
Agapito Magana, candidate for PRI, was declared winner of the mayoral election with 4740 votes against 3870 votes, and a parade of thousands of supporters celebrated in La Gloria. Alicia Ricalde Magana did not hold a press conference at that time. At 11pm, 23 of the 28 ballot boxes in the municipality of Isla Mujeres had been won by the PRI party. Agapito Magana held a press conference and made a speech about being committed to his campaign promises. +] Ver mas ] Ver mas
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