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The "Morning Edition" has translated headlines & newspaper photos. This Afternoon Edition has translations of the news articles, Daily Events, the Live Music Schedule & 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.
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Cahuameros: At the top of the league
Defeat of Chetumal Manatees in double game
Cahuameros, en la cima de la Liga de
Martes, 19 de Noviembre de 2013 00:45
Al derrotar por partida doble a Los Manatíes de Chetumal
ISLA MUJERES, 18 de noviembre.-Leer más...
These two victories put the Cahuameros at the top of the league, and the scores were 72-64 and 74-94. Their next games will be against Cancun on Saturday and Sunday, which will determine the overall leader of the league.
Latent revision of POEL
Given possible construction in sensitive areas such as the Chacmuchuch Peninsula (in the mainland area of Isla Mujeres)
Latente revisión del POEL
Martes, 19 de Noviembre de 2013 00:44
Ante posibles construcciones en zonas sensibles como la Península de Chacmuchuch
ISLA MUJERES, 18 de noviembre.-Leer más...
With the potential for high density development on the mainland area of Isla Mujeres, there could be revisions to the Ecological Program for the municipality, said the director of Ecology, Cristina Medina Figueroa. This review could include the areas of Punta Sam, Playa Mujeres, Costa Mujeres, Santa Fátima, and La Angostura, among others. There are building projects whose maximum density should be 30 percent and not 40 to 60 percent, which appears to be under consideration at the Peninsula of Chacmuchmuch, which is part of this municipality by Isla Blanca.
There are projections of construction of hotels with a combined total of ~25,000 rooms, including medium and long term rentals. However this would endanger plants such as the mangroves that abound in these areas, and there is roadwork planned from the last (PAN) administration that could obstruct the natural passage of seawater. Environmentalists want to reclaim the area called La Angostura to maintain the area's natural oxygenation over more than 12,000 hectares. This area is considered a "nursery" for marine life along the Northern Zone of Quintana Roo.
There is no information available about a request for a civil partnership to convert the perimeter of the lagoon into a reserve, rather than just one sixth as was passed by the government of Quintana Roo, which will initiate the Program of Management in 2014, along with the Laguna Manatí.
Noticias de Quequi......
Excellent long weekend
Excelente puente de fin de semana[+] Ver mas
"Buen Fin" weekend discounts in restaurants & shops
“Buen Fin” en restaurantes y comercios[+] Ver mas
For the weekend of Buen Fin, there were restaurants and shops in Isla Mujeres offering discounts. Sales increased between 20 and 30 percent for some retailers and restaurants, however this was also due to the long holiday weekend for Revolutionary Day. The president of the Chamber of Commerce estimated about half of the businesses who are members participated in the discount program, offering discounts up to 30 percent, hoping to attract both tourists and local residents. Some local citizens have received their bonuses and other benefits and were taking advantage of the discounts, and there was no shortage of families and young people celebrating int he restaurants and bars downtown.
Senior citizens should be vaccinated against influenza and pneumonia
Hay que vacunarse contra influenza y neumococo, personas de la tercera edad[+] Ver mas
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I have not found any official announcements about tomorrows parade. It usually starts at 8am (maybe 9), often downtown, sometimes in La Gloria.
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 in Mexico /
Nov 14 World Diabetes Day
Nov 14 Naval Wives Breakfast 9am (Naval Club, usually).
Date of Caribe Maya Cultural Festival TBA? (Was this w/e in 2011 & 2012)
Buen Fin Weekend of discounts
Nov 16 International Day of Tolerance
Nov 18 Day off for Revolution Day (date of parade TBA)
Nov 20 Dia de la Revolución
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 US Thanksgiving holiday
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
Miguel's playing schedule this week is
Fayne's BarandGrill Wednesday through Saturday 10:30pm - 12:00am.
Saturday Tequileria La Adelita's 12:00am - 2:00am for salsa night.Sunday Bahia Tortuga with the Sol Rockers 7:00pm - 9:00pm
John Cain's schedule this week
Banda Sin Nombre at Chuuk Kay 3:30p Sat & Sun
Sun 2p Salsa
The Sol Rockers play at Bahia Tortuga on Sunday evenings.
You may find live music after 9 or 10 on Hidalgo at Fayne's, La Terraza, or Comono, and at Poc Na Hostel.
At Poc Na Nov 24 8p..Fidel Nada Full Band
On the internet in the past 24 hours...
Isla Animals Daily
Update: Two days ago I got at least ten emails about a dog that had
fallen off of a roof and injured it’s leg. I went over to investigate
and she was half of a pair of dogs called Chocolate and Vanilla. It
appears that these two dogs have been abandoned and they’re obviously
not doing well on their own. Last week a woman named Kelly brought me
Chocolate who had been hit by a car. He had a wounded back foot and
horrible scrape along one side of his body. We took him to the vet
where he stayed for a week and got TLC and anti-biotics. When Kelly
took him back to his street Vanilla was ecstatic to see him. Then I got
the calls about another hurt dog and this time it was Vanilla, she has
broken her front leg. Eileen and I took her to Cancun yesterday and had
an x ray done, apparently it’s a nasty fracture; she can’t use it at
all. She’s still in Cancun while we decide what should be done. These
two dogs are sweet, they must have been loved and they definitely are
not doing well on their own but I was so impressed by the number of
calls that I got from people who lived nearby and cared about these
dogs. Unfortunately I can’t take this pair in because of the distemper
outbreak, it’s not safe for the dogs that I already have. A big thank
you to Kelly who set up a monthly donation and brought our pledges up to
1,405.00, we’re getting there. http://islaanimals.org/help/
Ever wonder why eggs are refrigerated in the US & not in Isla...or many other places you travel? Here is an explanation.
World day for the prevention of child abuse
The family is the engine of the community and we will continue working for the benefit of all of you
Agapito Magaña Sanchez shared DIF Isla Mujeres's photo.
Specials today 50p ....translated in the Specials Page..see tab at top of this blog. 50p with beverage and dessert..Ibette speaks English.
Mega Mixed grill includes chorizo, meat, keebobs, pasta, tortillas, salsa. Orders from 50 p
Discounts on property taxes and fines (Recently translated in a news articles)
Ayuntamiento De Isla Mujeres shared a photo.