Coronation Of Navy Day Queen
Source: Diario Q Roo/Manuel Valdez
Shaunny Valeria Figueroa Quijano was crowned the queen of Marina Nacional Isla Mujeres 2013. In addition to being a popular young woman, she is a descendent of fishing families in Isla Mujeres. She was crowned last evening, prior to the dance on the Town Square. The schedule for Navy Day related activities is given below, and in this article.
Keeping Whale Shark Tourists Safe
The Director of Civil Protection, Gabriel Sulu, recommended that the boats with licenses to do whale shark tours follow the recommendations issued by the Harbor Master, to avoid accidents and sanctions. He said the responsibility regarding accidents caused by recklessness lies with the Harbor Master, and not his agency. He referred to boats who left the port when there was poor weather on Tuesday and Wednesday, as well as on May 15th, when the season began. The article mentions two minor incidents this week, that were heard about unofficially, without any details. He said it is the responsibility of the Port Authorities in Isla Mujeres and in Puerto Juarez to prevent these occurrences. The Municipal Tourism agency of Isla Mujeres noted the whale shark season is off to a successful start, having begun two weeks ago. It will end September 15th. Source: Quintanarroense/Ovidio Lopez
Second Annual Celebration At Sacred Heart
Source: Quequi/Carlos Gasca Hundreds of Catholics have attended the "Fiesta Patronal" of the Sacred Heart Church of Isla Mujeres (Sagrado Corazón de Jesús) which began officially on May 29 and will conclude on June 9th. The fiestas yesterday coincided with the festival of Corpus Christi yesterday, and there was a procession with the image, which this year is in the form of a heart, as a crown of gold, which was donated by the islanders. This is the second year for this festival, which includes a variety of religious events and activities for children and families. These include a Mass on June 1, followed by a magic show and clowns at the facilities opposite the church. On June 2 after catechism and mass at 7pm, there will be a coronation of the queen, with celebrity host Chucho Robles, as well as the band "Vaquera". When the celebrations conclude on June 9, families can enjoy mechanical games, dances, comedians, and a show for the whole family.
This is the equivalent to the downtown Church's celebration of it Patroness, The Virgin of Immaculate Conception, which occurs in late November-early December. Her icon was brought here over 100 years ago from the first Catholic Church in the area, Boca Iglesias, which is said to be the first house of worship built in America.
Golf Cart Race On Runway
The Golf Cart Race will begin at 5pm on the runway, with a racing distance of 200 meters, and the winners will be give vouchers for gasoline worth 500 or 1000 pesos. This is part of the Navy Day activities, with departure for the memorial wreath event taking place Saturday morning at the concrete pier beside the ferry at 10am. Source: SIPSE There is a schedule of events below.
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Bruce Summertime and the living is easy. Lunch at Zama.
Bruce Nice rainbow, but I didn't see any unicorns.
It was a double rainbow!
Jackie Conlon at Love Around Waffles
Jackie Conlon: Love Around Waffles - Inside it had Manchengo cheese and ham. $50 peso and so big I could not eat it all.
- Jennifer- Is the batter savory?Jackie Conlon- I saw Lalo putting some seasoning in the batter but it was nothing that took away the flavor of the Manchengo and ham. Basically you pick the ingredients that you want in and on the waffle. If you want more seasoning in the batter i am sure they will accommodate you. They are starting out slow and expect that during high season they will expand their menu somewhat.Jennifer - Thanks Jackie I was just wondering if the batter was sweet, as I'm not a fan of mixing the two. Looks delish!Jackie Conlon- No I didn't think the batter was sweet at all.
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Towel Art Photos by Michelle Butler
The Organizing Committee of the celebrations for Navy Day invite you to participate in the Grand coronation Ball Dance Queen's Coronation with the queen of the event: Miss Shaunny Figueroa.
Come with your family Thursday at the municipal plaza from eight in the evening and enjoy this traditional celebration!
Schedule Of Events This Week Celebrating Día de la Marina Nacional LXXI..Navy Day!
Friday May 31 10a Chess Tournament at Naval Club
11am Baseball El Pescador field
5p Golf Cart Race on Runway
Saturday June 1 7am Aguathon Rueda Medina & Posada to City Pier (by Fisherman's Monument at north end of Main Street)
10 Regatta departs Cancun Playa Tortugas info Asociados Nauticos 9981366438
10:30am Commemoration Ceremony At Navy Base & 10:45To Pier & Ship For Placing Of Wreath At Sea (They usually have boats & a ferry for the public to board to go out into the bay)
2pm Recreational Games & Sand Sculpture Contest at Posada Beach
Bahia Tortuga Restaurant-Bar / Hotel / Marina updated their cover photo.
Isla Mujeres This could be you...
Last 24 hrs "Time Lapse" of Playa Norte Webcam: LINK
Playa Norte now in real time in Isla Mujeres
The Early Edition with the newspaper photographs and headlines is usually published around sunrise.
This Final Edition with the translated articles, plus original photos including the sunrise and the "Around the Internet in the Past 24 Hours" section usually publishes around noon.
Both blogs always have links to the original articles.
Usually if an article is "missing", it may have been published in another paper recently, and translated.in a previous post.