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.
Meeting with National Anthropology & History Institute
Agapito: Restoring the cultural patrimony of the Islanders
Cierran filas con INAH
Sábado, 02 de Noviembre de 2013 22:48
Agapito, para rescatar patrimonio cultural de isleños
ISLA MUJERES, 2 noviembre.-Leer más...
The Mayor met with the assistant Director of the INAH in Cancun, Carlos Esperon yesterday to discuss several issues relating to the cultural heritage of the municipality, both on the island and in the Continental Zone. This includes the church at Boca Iglesias which is the site of the first Mass in Mexico said Spanish, building from colonial times, and buildings from pre-Hispanic times. There is tourism potential and it is noted that in a few months construction of large hotels will begin on the mainland area of Isla Mujeres, which will house thousands of tourists yearly, hence the importance of this meeting with the INAH. The mayor spoke about his support for culture and history, and talked about the importance of these projects and keeping our island cultural identity intact between the generations before us and the next generations. Also attending the meeting was Fidel Villanueva, who is a lifetime historian of Isla Mujeres, and archeologists Luis Leyra and Enrique Terrones.
Sterilizing cats & dogs: Including strays
Inicia esterilización de perros y gatos
Sábado, 02 de Noviembre de 2013 22:47
Van sobre fauna callejera
ISLA MUJERES, 2 de noviembre.-Leer más...(photo at link)
A sterilization campaign began Saturday for cats and dogs to control strays which will take place on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday, reported vet Delfino Guevara Collazo. He said pets must be at least two months old and cannot eat for eight hours before the operation, and the surgeries will take place at his clinic in Salina Chica.
Noticias de Quequi......
Tragedy at "El Farito"
Muerte0 02 de noviembre de 2013
Por Carlos Gasca-Quequi.- A tourist from New York died while swimming near the little lighthouse & islet known as "El Farito" located about 500 meters offshore from the wooden municipal pier. She had been aboard the boat "Lupita" of the coop "Adolfo Lopez Mateos" and was snorkeling, when she had cardiac problems. Little could be done to revive Ann H Rawlings, 56, who was traveling with a friend. Her body was taken to the island, where Red Cross paramedics arrived, but she was deceased. The body was taken to Cancun for an autopsy and corresponding procedures.
Good response from Islanders
Salud0 02 de noviembre de 2013 There was a good turnout for the sterilization campaign which began at 8 o'clock on Saturday morning and will conclude on Tuesday, which involves several organizations and associations, including veterinarians from the United States and from Merida Yucatan. By noon they had received twenty animals and expect to sterilize 120 by the end of the campaign.The animals receive general anesthesia and are intubated to avoid any problems. The said the females take up to 35 minutes, while it is much faster with the males.
Por Carlos Gasca-quequi.-.
The hard work of cooking pibipollo
Diario La Verdad
Everything is ready for the Triathalon
Uncrowded with few tourists
lnearios lucieron con poca afluencia[+] Ver mas
Tragic death of tourist while swimming
Trágica muerte de turista mientras nadaba[+] Ver mas (photo at link)
The incident occurred around 1pm, when the 56 year old tourist was snorkeling the reef near El Farito and apparently suffered a heart attack. The boaters noted the subject had drowned and immediately rescued her, pulling her from the water and giving her first aid, but to no avail and there was no response. At press time no other details were known, and the body was being taken to the Medical Examiners for autopsy, as required by law. The PGJE, Attorney General's office attested to the facts and will file the relevant report. No family members were present. Paramedics from a private clinic were present, but unable do anything since the body arrived with no vital signs, and they stated that a heart attack may have been the cause of death.
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November Calendar of Events .
Here is a LINK to an article I wrote about Hanal Pixan
HERE is the article I wrote about Day of the Dead in Isla Mujeres.
Nov 1 Dia de los Muertos / All Saints Day
Nov 2 Dia de lost Muertos / All Souls Day
Nov 3 US Time Change / End DST
Nov 7 Art Fair at Town Square 4p-7p
Nov 8 Last day of Hanal Pixan
Nov 11 US Veteran's Day Canada Remembrance Day
Nov 12 Postal Worker Appreciation Day Mexico
Nov 14 Navy Wives Breakfast 9am Benefit for Navy Hospital Tix 100p
Nov 14 World Diabetes Day
Nov 15-18 Buen Fin (discounts)
Date of Caribe Maya Cultural Festival TBA (Was this w/e in 2011 & 2012)
Nov 16 International Day of Tolerance
Nov 18 Day off for Revolution Day (date of parade TBA)
Nov 20 Dia de la Revolución
Nov 21 US Thanksgiving holiday
Nov 24 Solemnidad de Cristo Rey (Christ the King Day / El día de Cristo Rey)
Nov 25 Día Internacional de la Eliminación de la Violencia Contra la Mujer
Nov 27 Hanukkah begins
Nov 28 Beginning of Festival for Town Saint through Dec 8: Virgin of Immaculate Conception (exact date TBA) HERE is an article about the Festival
Nov 30 Hurricane Season Officially Ends
Full Moon on Nov 17. Moonrise over the Caribbean (East) at:
Nov 17 5:21p
Nov 18 6:09p
Nov 19 6:57p
Nov 20 7:47p
Nov 21 8:37p and ~50 minutess later nightly
John Cain's schedule
Tuesdays, Cafe Del Mar 8 to 10 pm,
Saturdays, The Sunset Grill from 6 to 8 pm
Sundays, The Sol Rockers, Bahia Tortuga 7 to 930 pm
Banda Sin Nombre at Chuuk Kay 3:30p Sat & Sun
Rain cancellation today at Fenix
At Poc Na Nov 24 8p..Fidel Nada Full Band
On the internet in the past 24 hours...
Leslie Woodbridge: Conchinita
Playa Norte now in real time in Isla Mujeres
"Time Lapse" of Playa Norte Webcam: LINK