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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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December operation beginning
Committee chaired by Agapito installed in the City Council room
Arranca operativo decembrino
Viernes, 06 de Diciembre de 2013 21:53
Instalan comité presidido por Agapito en sala de Cabildo
ISLA MUJERES, 6 de diciembre.-Leer más...
The departments of Security (police), Civil Protection (firefighters, lifeguards, etc), and Health will work together in this operation from December 6 to January 6 for the December holiday season of Guadalulpe-Reyes. Preparatory activities have included review of equipment and installation of buoys, as well as coordination with Naval security operations. The police will make efforts to ensure drivers are not consuming alcohol, and the departments will work together to ensure the holiday season and festivities are safe. There will be increased monitoring in areas were there are gatherings of large groups of people.
Agapito & Fabian: Pensions for the senior citizens
Cumplen firme compromiso
Viernes, 06 de Diciembre de 2013 21:50
Agapito y Fabián, con pensión a adultos mayores
ISLA MUJERES, 6 de diciembre.-Leer más...
This has the same info as previously translated about the "65 y Mas" program of financial assistance for senior citizens who lack pensions. In addition it says : "en Isla Mujeres habitan un promedio de 537 personas de 65 años o más, es decir, el 37 por ciento de la población total de nuestro municipio", which translates as saying there is an average of 537 people in Isla Mujeres who are 65 or older, ie, 37 percent of the population. Which should be 3.7 percent.
Noticias de Quequi......
Treatment plant "spill" causes alarm
Stores sales this month: Still slow
Magana offering training in Isla Mujeres
Urging support for the fishermen
Urgen los apoyos a pescadores[+] Ver mas
Agreements signed for training courses
Firman convenios sobre cursos de capacitación[+] Ver mas
Complaint of bias in arbitration
Demandan parcialidad en el arbitraje [+] Ver mas
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December Calendar of events....partly...
Festivities for the Patron Saint, The Virgin of Immaculate Conception are Nov. 28-Dec 8
The religious image was moved here from the Boca Iglesia Church to Isla Mujeres, where she has been honored annually for 102 years. HERE is an article about the Festiv
Dec 4 Wednesday 6p Confirmation Mass at Catholic Church on Town Square
Dec 5 Thursday 4-7 Artist Fair Town Square (First Thursday of Each Month)
Dec 6 Friday Security Operation Guadalupe-Reyes begins
Dec 7 Saturday 7p Procession of the Virgin through the colonias
~10p Singing Las Manitas, Mass Catholic Church on Town Square
Dec 8 Sunday 3p Procession from Church on Square to Bay, for procession on Bay with three large boats provided for parishioners. Followed by Grand Kermes, and returning of icon to her niche. Celebration of 50th anniversary of priesthood for Father Martinez.
Dec 12 Dia de Guadalupe, Patron Saint of Mexico. Festival at Chapel in Salina Chica
Start of Guadalupe-Reyes Holiday period, which ends January 6th.
Dec 14 Saturday 5:30-8:30 Casa Sirena Benefit for Brazos Abiertos
Dec 16 -24 The Posadas
Dec 17 Tuesday 4-6 Brisas Grill Benefit for Keys4Life
Dec 24 Noche Buena Zapatos por los ninos party
Dec 25 Christmas
Dec 31 New Years Eve celebration on Town Square (Usually fireworks & dancing to live music until dawn. Reserved tables are sold by Tourism Department.)
Donation Drop offs:
Red Cross: Social Justicia Restaurant (south of ferry terminal, north of car ferry)
Little Yellow School House, Books for Grade School Reading Program, Isla Animals, Diabetes Supplies...Barlitos: On Hidalgo, the pedestrian street at Abasolo
Olivas...Toys for PEACE
contact Zapatos por los Ninos for shoe drop off at firstname.lastname@example.org and you can donate or find more info at their website http://www.islazapatos.blogspot.mx/
ENDS TOMORROW!! This week, through Dec. 8, sales from the calendars benefits Isla Animals. Available online, at Barlitos, and at the Artist Fair. They are hoping to cover the costs of the next spay and neuter clinic. Great cause, beautiful photo art.
Sally Margolis You can purchase the calendars online as well: http://www.caribeoncanvas.com/ProductDetails.asp...
Donate some shoes? You can drop them off at Barlitos! If you aren't coming before this event, your donations of shoes or money are always welcome and needed!
ZAPATOS PARA LOS NINOS Shoes for the Children Annual Christmas Party and Shoe Drive
December is here, and we are collecting shoes and donations for our annual Christmas Party and shoe delivery. Last year every child that came for shoes walked away with a new pair for Christmas!
This is the one time of year we only collect new shoes in order to make each child feel extra special.
Not only do we distribute shoes, but we join with the local community to provide a meal and a small gift. It is a special event, as for some of the children, it will be their only Christmas gift. They are already looking forward to it on December 24th.
If you would like to donate shoes, please contact Greg Snider at: email@example.com
If you would like to contribute monies so we can purchase shoes, food, or small toys, please also contact Greg at the email address above or go to our website for Pay Pal http://www.islazapatos.blogspot.mx/ We will happily send you photos of the children who receive your gifts. Greg and Natalie
Miguel's playing schedule
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
Tuesday, Cafe Del Mar, solo, 8 to 10 pm
Friday, Bally Hoo Restaurant, solo, 630 to 830 pm
Saturday, The Sunset Grill, solo, 630 to 830 pm
Sunday, Bahia Tortuga, The Sol Rockers, 630 to 900 pmBanda Sin Nombre at Chuuk Kay 3:30p Sat & Sun
Sun 2p Salsa
Iguana's: Thursday is Blues, with beer & pizza specials. Friday evenings have featured Cuban-Vera Cruz music. On Saturdays & Sundays they have Reggae- Caribbean-Tropical music. Starting around 6.
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.
ComoNo, Isla Mujeres, Mexico RYAN RYCKMAN......back at ComoNo......every night 8:30
From Bahia Tortuga....
Tonight John Cain, solo guitar & vocals. 6:30-8:30PM.
On the internet in the past 24 hours...
John Raimundo explaining to Paula Solub how the Avalon school shipped all of these gifts and equipment to them.
The children looking up at John with those wide questioning eyes.
These were special moments. John jumped up on the teaching platform with George Moger and did the tire obstacle course with the boys. At the end Manuelito gave John a big " hi 5"
Bruce was at the Lion Fish Tasting....Which was more of a demo/exhibition/contest...which should result in Lion Fish being on menus around town. Especially if you ask for it!
Here's what Annelise posted about it...
Asia Caribe took third place honors in the Lion Fish competition on the Esplanade of the Palacio Municipal. Our winning dish was, not surprisingly, the "pecan thing:" The pecan-encrusted grouper with tamarind sauce. We also presented a Lion Fish Tiradito -- paper thin slices of lion fish dressed with lemon, olive oil, salt, pepper and a light chili mix; a dragon roll made with lion fish empanazado; and a dish with a delicious mango sauce made by Paulino. The hit at our table was the replica of a lion fish that Sushi crafted from wasabi colored with grenadine. Hey -- it worked.
It was very inspiring to see the variety of dishes presented and the art with which chefs presented their dishes. Many of the fisherman's cooperatives were also represented with really delicious ceviches. Congratulations to Brisas Grill which took first place and to Compadres Restaurant for its second place win. We are proud of our staff and proud that three out of four of the dishes we presented are actually available daily on our menu. The Lion Fish is actually delicious fish with very white flesh. If you see it on local menus, buy it as it is a very invasive species that will destroy local fish populations and will eat the coral reef itself if it can't find other fish to eat. Cheers!
More of Bruce's photos
A good friend of ours and fellow Isla lover put together a cookbook back in 2010. She now has it available on CD in pdf format. Ixchel's Kitchen contains recipes from and inspired by the island of Isla Mujeres. Order by going to her blog.
Wilbert Jim John and Brian with nurse shark, ray, trumpet fish, hogfish and turtles, oh, and the Octopus
Today, on Saturday morning, employees of the City, the Navy, and company Dolphin Discovery cleaned around the Salina Grande and even removed debris from the water to keep the area clean , which is commonly used by the islanders for physical activities
Brazoa Abiertos Benefit at Casa Sirena
The Catholic church in the zocalo 1986
Loncheria Manolitos Islamujeres updated his cover photo.
Whos coming tonigt fresh lobster and fish
Amor A La Niñez
Today is Friday, but very special, we are all very happy for the bendiones we received today. thank you very much to Roimundo and Gigi for this.
Thanks kids you are very special.Like ·
The Isla Mujeres Artist Fair was a great success yesterday! We hope to see you at the next one, Thursday January 2-Stay updated on participating artists on our page!
Pam's art is proudly displayed at MaraVilla Caribe B&B