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.
Offering scholarships to young mothers
Through the DIF
Promueven becas para madres jóvenes
Sábado, 09 de Noviembre de 2013 22:57
A través del DIF
ISLA MUJERES, 9 de noviembre.-Leer más...
Topics at this DIF event included pregnancy prevention, and information about the scholarship program for young mothers. This is part of the PANNAR program for children at risk. This program of the Ministry of Education and Culture, with the Isla Mujeres DIF social service agency, offers 50 scholarships to young mothers between the ages of 12 and 18 years +11 months, so they can complete their education in primary and middle school. The Deputy Director of Municipal Health, Dr Antonio Coronado, gave the information about prevention of unwanted pregnancies.
Clean up at Hacienda Mundaca led by Agapito on Saturday
Limpian Hacienda Mundaca
Sábado, 09 de Noviembre de 2013 22:48
Agapito encabeza entusiasta jornada sabatina
ISLA MUJERES, 9 noviembre.- The Mayor and City officials & employees participated in the clean up day at Mundaca Hacienda Saturday. The Mayor and various department heads went to work with machetes, brooms, and rakes to clean up this iconic landmark, along with assistants, secretaries, and general employees of the City. The Mayor was very pleased and encouraged by the enthusiastic response, which shows a strong sense of belonging among the islanders, who value the island's history and share it with the tourists.Leer más...
Income from Garrafon Park to benefit culture: Public works, social assistance & sports
"Garrafón” apoyará cultura
Sábado, 09 de Noviembre de 2013 22:42
Lo mismo que apuntalará obras públicas, asistencia social y deporte
ISLA MUJERES, 9 de noviembre.- Included in the final details for the Revenue and Budget act of 2014 is the proposal to used the income from “El Garrafón” park for public works, sports, culture, and social services, said Councilman Victor Osorio Magana. The City receives 300,000 pesos monthly. There are business owners asking the City Council to discuss applying a garbage tax to residents, because they say some businesses are paying three times as much as they did in 2012. There are aldermen who are not willing to discuss this proposal, because they oppose it.Leer más...
Noticias de Quequi......
Islanders mourn Zalvidea
Servicios0 09 de noviembre de 2013
Por Carlos Gasca- The Electrical Company (CFE) is replacing transformers, cables, and light poles in several areas of Isla Mujeres. In recent weeks seven transformers were replaced, and they expect to install five more by the end of the year.
Clean Up at Mundaca Hacienda
Mayor greets Lech Walesa in Isla Mujeres
Surprise anti-drug operation
Sorpresivo operativo antidrogas [+] Ver mas
Busier beaches on Saturday
Este sábado mejoró la afluencia en balneariosVer mas
More layoffs likely
Más despidos sin liquidación[+] Ver mas
It is pretty usual to have a change of many City employees when a new party comes into office. One of the issues discussed in the media toward the end of the last administration was the money that would be owed to employees who were likely to be laid off who had been hired as temporary workers, but had acquired enough years of employment time to qualify for severance benefits. .
Incomplete work of City
Obras incumplidas del ayuntamiento[+] Ver mas
Lech Walesa visiting Isla Mujeres!
Given distinguished guest award by Mayor Agapito Magana at Villa Rolandi yesterday. Photo by Fausto Adrian from Marqtips.com
(Human rights activist, second President of Poland, Nobel Peace Prize winner, Time magazine Man of Year, union leader who started Solidarity, worked in Russian shipyards. )
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November Calendar of Events .
Nov 1 Dia de los Muertos / All Saints Day
Nov 2 Dia de lost Muertos / All Souls Day
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 3 US Time Change / End DST
Nov 7 Art Fair at Town Square 4p-7p
Nov 7 Red Cross Benefit Concert 6:30 Hotel Ixchel Palapa downtown
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 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
At Poc Na Nov 24 8p..Fidel Nada Full Band
On the internet in the past 24 hours...
Yesterday, we had a brief light shower here, then a rainbow appeared, faded, and then this second one appeared. I took a pic of the first one, but it is invisible in my photo. From back balcony at MVC B&B.
Bruce At least the rain brings some nice rainbows.
Photos I took yesterday....
At Fenix listening to Caribbean Music...including a musician who plays a guitar Tres. (LINK) This is a photo of the workers from Avalon who have finished for the day. The Avalon has a new name, tho the sign hasn't changed. The new name is Mia Reef Isla Mujeres LINK They repaired the bridge & are building a new palapa...which I forgot to take a pic of, but I will.
Rosa Sirenas added 11 new photos to the album I ❤️ Isla Mujeres.
Casa Havana Cafe Paladar updated their cover photo.
Fenix changed the start time for the music from 3p to 2p on Saturdays
Tony Garcia Very nice day this morning.
Below it says...Chuuk Kay invites you to come listen to Banda sin Nombre at 3:30..(Yesterday...they play Sat & Sunday)
Below it says.... mixed buckets of beer for 85p happy hour 3-5, ceviches, aguachiles, and traditional tikin xik
The founder of Solidarity, winner of the 1983 Nobel Peace Prize, union founder, second President of Poland, Lech Walesa speaks with the Mayor after receiving the Honored Guest award from Agapito Magana, in the form of a sculpture of "La Trigueña" by Reynaldo Bolio
Agapito Magaña Sanchez and Ayuntamiento De Isla Mujeres shared Ayuntamiento De Isla Mujeres's photo.
El fundador de Solidaridad, el primer sindicato libre en el imperio soviético y ganador en 1983 del Premio Nobel de la Paz, recibió de manos del Presidente Municipal de Isla Mujeres, Agapito Magaña, la escultura "La Trigueña", obra de Reynaldo Bolio, que lo acredita como huésped distinguido.
The Mayor at the Mundaca Clean up yesterday
The caption of the squash blossom taco in the Mexico City food article the other day said the cheese was panela, but it appeared to be Oaxacan. Oaxacan cheese looks like string cheese. I wrote about Mexican cheeses in Isla Mujeres HERE.
Katie Cain was tagged in Catherine Gordon's photo.
Rolani's special menu for the Christmas Posada holidays....they also will offer their traditional menu
Playa Norte now in real time in Isla Mujeres
"Time Lapse" of Playa Norte Webcam: LINK