Saturday, January 2, 2016

Isla Mujeres Daily News & Events Saturday, January 2

Headlines today & translations manana...busy morning around here...Happy New Year!

This is the live webcam at North Beach / Playa Norte.  HERE is a timelapse version, that you can set to slow or fast (fps-frames per second). It takes a few seconds to load.
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  Both issues of 
The Isla Mujeres Magazine
 to benefit Isla charities 
 are here
featuring  a variety of talented writers and photographers!


  From  Noticias de Diario de Quintana Roo ....

link to their Isla articles

Mayor Agapito commemorates Javier Rojo Gomez  

 This information has already been translated.  

After another year: SEMEFO building still abandoned  

 Edificio construido para funcionar como Semefo

Lanrry PARRA

ISLA MUJERES,  1 de enero.-
  This refers to the Medical Examiner's building.  

127 Cuban refugees were taken into custody on the shores & coastal waters of Isla Mujeres in 2015 

 En costas y cercanías de la Isla, durante 2015

Lanrry PARRA

ISLA MUJERES,  1 de enero.-

SEMARNAT prohibits public from touching baby turtles during releases    

Confirma Semarnat que queda prohibida la participación de personas ajenas a programa de protección de la tortuga

Lanrry PARRA

ISLA MUJERES,  1 de enero.-


From the Municipal Facebook site.....  (  FB page link)

Take advantage of property tax discounts in January.  
Aprovecha el descuento del mes de enero en el pago del impuesto predial.

Yesterday night we enjoyed an incredible party on our beautiful island to welcome the new year 
Ayer por la noche se vivió en nuestra bella isla una increíble fiesta para recibir el nuevo año.

Agapito Magaña Sanchez
A colorful town, without a doubt the best Pueblo Magico. 
Una ciudad colorida, sin duda el mejor ‪#‎PuebloMágico‬.

From Tvisla Mujeres ( link)


From  por esto Link to their Isla Mujeres articles

Lively festival welcomed in 2016  
Emotivo festejo de bienvenida al 2016er mas

Business owners: No more construction near runway  
No más edificación en inmediaciones del aeródromo, reclamo empresarial. [+] Ver mas

More trash problems during holidays  
Con las fiestas, se acentúa el problema de la basuraen.. [+] Ver mas

Influx of tourists continues  
La afluencia turística no se detuvo.. [+] Ver mas

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View from the rooms.

MaraVilla Caribe   Bed & Beach    Three rentals with large glass doors overlooking our white sand beach and the beautiful Caribbean sea, with  kitchenettes & free WIFI. In the coastal neighborhood of  Bachilleres, among upscale villas & boutique hotelitos, convenient to downtown or the colonias, yet separate.  Quiet & Private.   
 Kitchen in a large studio. (Sur & Norte are identical)
Kitchenette in small room, Medio. There's a table & chairs across from it & a double bed.
A large slider opens from each of the 3 rooms onto the patio where each has a table & chairs, hammock & clotheslines. The BBQ is behind the pole, and the outdoor shower is outa the pic at left.
Large studio (Norte), I'm standing in the kitchen

Free amenities such as hammocks, bikes, outdoor shower, portable beach chairs & beach towels, washer, loungers & BBQ. Breathtaking panoramic views from the rooftop terrace. Upstairs room also available.   Downtown is  ~ a mile away; if you don't feel like walking or biking, flag a $2 taxi or hop on the bus. We also have room for parking,You can enjoy the music & crowds downtown, then come home our quiet neighborhood of Bachilleres where you'll  sleep to the sounds of the sea.$275/$325/$425 wk   $40/50/$65nt  Monthly Discounts

Large studio (Sur) with Queen & Single bed. Slider door & view are behind me.

Fine dining a few steps away at Da Luisa or try the traditional neighborhood eateries a couple blocks farther. Stroll five minutes southward down the coastal sidewalk to Mango Cafe, Bahama Mama, Brisas, or Manolitos. Walk less than 10 minutes southwest to shop at Chedraui or to dine at Green Verde, Kash Kechen Chuc, or other options. Visit marinas, bars, & beach clubs that are minutes away by bike or on foot. Our guests recommend the Yoga classes a couple villas away at hotelito Casa Ixchel. Fresh juice, produce & tortillas a few blocks away in the village, as well as a variety of other stores and small local restaurants.

January events

Sunset ~6:30
Moonrise over the Caribbean
"Wolf Moon" or "Old Moon"

Jan. 23   6:46
Jan. 24   7:21
Jan. 25   8:13
Jan. 26   9:05
Jan. 27   9:55
Jan. 28  10:44
Jan  29  11:32
  During the month of January, folkloric dance costumes of Quintana Roo are on exhibition at the Casa de Cultura
Jan. 1   Sunrise event Punta Sur  Greeting New Year
 First Ultramar crossing from Gran Puerto is 7a and from Isla Mujeres 7:30a
Car ferry departs Isla Mujeres at 8am and Punta Sam at 9am. The earlier crossing is cancelled

Jan. 6 Dia de los Reyes / King's Day    Commemorating the Magi bringing gifts to the baby Jesus. Gifts are exchanged & this ends the Christmas holidays. DIF usually has a party & toy give-away. 

Jan. 7 Artist's Fair 4-9  Outside the Casa de Cultura
           Taste of Isla 5-7

Every Tuesday and Thursday: Free spay/neuter clinic  (Isla Animals)
 Consults 100p, Vaccines: parvo & distemper 50p, flea & tick meds 20p, wormer 10p. Helpers always welcome! Isla Animals, Mundaca Hacienda, 10am-4pm (No food morning of surgery/water ok)

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