Friday, September 27, 2013

In Isle Mujeres Daily News Friday, Sept. 27 The Afternoon Edition

..This is the live webcam at North Beach / Playa Norte



The "Morning Edition" has translated headlines &  newspaper photos. This Afternoon Edition has  translations of the articles,  Daily Events & Live Music Schedules  & the "Around the Internet in the Past 24 Hours" section including photos & info from individuals & local businesses ....Daily In Isla Mujeres. There are always links to the original articles in Spanish.


  Noticias de Diario de Quintana Roo ....

Bad month for boat tour operators: "Los Lancheros"

Lancheros, de malas

Jueves, 26 de Septiembre de 2013 21:56

Desde hace casi un mes laboran al 50% por mal tiempo

ISLA MUJERES, 26 de septiembre.- The head of the cooperative "Adolfo Lopez Mateos", Maria Isabel Delgado Novelo, said that since the first of September, they have been working at half capacity so that the 26 members will have opportunity to make income. Therefore, if a boat has a capacity for 16 passengers, they only take eight passengers out for a tour. The weather has caused some difficulty for them, as well as the low tourist season.
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 Laundry given warning after inspection

Plazo fatal a lavandería

Jueves, 26 de Septiembre de 2013 21:48

Para que atienda diversas anomalías

 Two inspectors with the Department of Civil Protection inspected a laundry facility after there was a report on Wednesday of flames being seen, which came from a spark at a connection of a gas line. The problem was resolved, and they were given a  warning. The facility is in front of the hospital.

ISLA MUJERES, 26 de septiembre.-.
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Seeking help from Electric Commission for uncovered manhole 

Piden ayuda de la CFE

Jueves, 26 de Septiembre de 2013 21:43

Ante riesgo por registro sin tapa en avenida

ISLA MUJERES, 26 de septiembre.- 
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Downtown merchants want the CFE to cover a manhole, which has a diameter of about a meter and a depth of two meters. Nearby entrepreneurs have been putting item over it for protection and one said workers arrived a few weeks ago with a concrete lid, but it was too big, and they left it open. (This is in the pedestrian street, near Juarez.)

 Tvisla Mujeres

Noticias de  Quequi......


  •   Public services at a standstill


    Estancados, servicios públicos

    0 26 de septiembre de 2013

    Por Carlos Gasca > Quequi.- 

  • Due to broken vehicles, and a lack of workers & material, some services and activities are decreased. There are some small potholes and irregularities in the streets from recent rains are have not been patched this week. Many workers are finishing their term on Friday, due to the changing of the administration on the 30th. Some landscaping has not been done, and there have been some reports of delays in garbage collection.

    PANistas seek severance pay  

    Panistas buscarán ‘finiquito’ AYUNTAMIENTO

    Panistas buscarán ‘finiquito’

    0 26 de septiembre de 2013

    Por Carlos Gasca > Quequi.- The PAN political party leader in Isla Mujeres, Edwin Magana Castro, released a statement through social media urging the Mayor to fulfill obligations to pay workers whose jobs end Sept. 29th due to the change of administration. He said  workers are urged to resort to legal actions to defend their rights as workers, which is consistent with the principles of the PAN party. He said they are not offering legal assistance, but are expressing moral solidarity with the city workers.

Noticias de Diario Respuesta...



Diario La Verdad
Diario La Verdad

 por esto

 IPAE offered 10 million pesos

El IPAE ofreció $ 10 millones+] Ver mas
The Mayor and his council could not come to an agreement with the "IPAE" regarding a potential exchange of 40 hectares in Ciudad Mujeres for 10 million pesos, which could have removed part of the City debt. Por Esto is displeased.

Temporary closure of restaurants
Cierran restaurantes temporalmente. [+] Ver mas
Restaurants downtown that are having temporarily closures during this lowest season are Angelo's, Faynes, Bistro Francais, Los Fueguitos, Olivia's, and Asia Caribe. Some are using the opportunity for maintenance or remodeling projects. Some will be open in October, and other will be closed until November.
     There are some businesses that are closed during the week, and only open on the weekends. The leader of CANACO said the island would benefit from more promotion, and has an over supply of restaurants, hotels, golf cart rental agencies, and water tourism providers. He said the Department of Urban Development should prevent saturation by businesses that are similar to each other when issuing permits.

Office of Department of Human Rights closed
Cierran oficina de DD HH+] Ver mas
The Human Rights office moved its location on the island a little over a month ago, and now it has closed its doors on Wednesday and moved to Cancun.

Changeover is advancing well
La entrega está muy avanzada [+] Ver mas

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 Sept. 30 Change of Municipal Government

I need to work on this section...Some live music has been cancelled due to weather, vacations, and low season & can be variable week to week at this time of year. Upcoming.. There is usually a Mayan-Caribbean Cultural Festival in the fall, and of course Day of the Dead, which lasts over a week here as Hanal Pixan.  

Banda Sin Nombre: Schedule for September:
  • Chuuk Kay: Saturday and Sunday 3:30-5:30
  • Fayne’s: Thursday-Saturday 10:15-12:15
 John Cain's current schedule is  
Tuesdays  at Cafe Del Mar
 Wednesday  at Bally Hoo with Sol Rockers. 
Friday at Iguana Bar 
Saturday at Sunset Grill 
 These start around 6:30 or 7 and last a couple hours

On Sat & Sun: Fenix has salsa & Cuban music ~ 3:30 for a couple hours, then it moves to Iguana's at Marina Paraiso     

Banda Sin Nombre: Schedule for September:
  • Chuuk Kay: Saturday and Sunday 3:30-5:30
  • Fayne’s: Thursday-Saturday 10:15-12:15

 On the internet in the past 24 hours...

 ✈ 27 de Septiembre ✈ Día Internacional del Turismo
Hoy 27 de septiembre es el Día Mundial del Turismo.

Su propósito es profundizar en la sensibilización de la comunidad internacional respecto a la importancia del turismo y su valor social, cultural, político y económico. Leer Más:
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Qubano   Qubano will be closed for renovation from October 1st till October 20th we will re-open Oct. 21st with brand new tiles paint job etc. I will miss you guys but I will be at the beach making believe I am a tourist. Love Vivian
 Qubano It's almost that time of year again, Thanksgiving. Please if you would like to make reservations Email me at I will be having a big feast as I do every year. Space is limited.
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From the Huffington Post this week in an article titled  "The Mind-Blowing Fact About Immigration No One Mentions"
Americans now make up more than three-quarters of Mexico’s roughly one million documented foreigners, up from around two-thirds in 2000, leading to a historic milestone: more Americans have been added to the population of Mexico over the past few years than Mexicans have been added to the population of the United States, according to government data in both nations.  (LINK)

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 Tortas & Hamburgers at prices above. Fifth hot dog is free..10p each.
By: Bufalo

Ignacio Acosta Casanova  Hermosa vista. — at Hotel Posada del Mar.

Michele Cotner Bowmaster added a new photo.

Fifth baguette or croissant is free w delivery

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  Playa Norte now in real time in Isla Mujeres   

 "Time Lapse" of Playa Norte Webcam:  LINK  
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