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Both issues of The Isla Mujeres Magazine are here,
featuring a variety of talented writers and photographers!
featuring a variety of talented writers and photographers!
No new articles in the IM section today...
From the Municipal Facebook site..... ( FB page link)
You are invited to the celebration of the first Anniversary of Isla Mujeres being named as a Pueblo Magico on Sunday, September 25 at 8pm on the Town Square, with performances by the Children's Folkloric Dance Troupe of the City of Isla Mujeres and by the Anoranzas of Isla Mujeres Dance Troupe.
Campaign for the protection of crabs... let them pass and don't run them over!
Campaña de protección al cangrejo.¡Déjalos pasar, no los aplastes!
#IslaMujeres #PuebloMágico #Cangrejo
From Tvisla Mujeres ( link to photos & articles)
From por esto Link to their Isla Mujeres articles & photos
Usual number of tourists on Saturday
Regular arribo de turistas este sábadoa.. [+] Ver masPhoto & full article at this link
Although it was reported that a usual number of tourists arrived on Saturday, the two main beaches of the island were not full. There were no problems with the swimmers on North Beach or Playa Centro. Representatives of the Tourism Office, Civil Protection, and the Harbor Master agreed it was a quiet day without incidents.
There were the usual nautical and recreational activities, including diving, and 200 tourists visited Isla Contoy. The commercial fishermen were catching lobster and fish. There were about 50 medium sized boats moving tourists from the mainland, including the docks and marinas of the Hotel Zone of Cancun, and from Puerto Juarez and Punta Sam between 8am and 6pm, while the ferries carried an medium amount of passengers. Tourists enjoyed touring the island in golf carts visiting Punta Sur, Tortugranja, Sac Bajo, and the Mundaca Hacienda.
TV cable broken by truck
Camión repartidor rompe cables de TV .. [+] Ver masPhoto & full article at this link
A truck for the regional chain store, Telebodega, was making a delivery and broke a TV cable, leaving some customers without service in colonia La Gloria. The incident occurred before dusk on Friday, at the street Pampano, in front of the Fovisste housing. Several cables were pulled down, affecting service to a dozen homes in the area. A call was made to have the company, Izzi, repair the problem on Saturday.
Good weather and warm temperatures are expected for Sunday, with a possibility of clouds and light rain. Small boat owners are advised to be cautious.
Controversy over land donated to City on mainland
Turbia dación de predio a la Comuna. [+] Ver masPhoto & full article at this link
Alderman Victor Osorio (PRD) voted against a City Council decision on September 20 to accept a donation of two hectares of land on Isla Blanca, in the mainland part of the municipality. He said the land has a commercial value of 30 to 40 million pesos, with property taxes and federal zone property taxes of about 5 million pesos annually. It is located between the waters of the Chacmuchuch lagoon to the west and the Caribbean Sea to the east. The agreement was made in lieu of a payment of a debt of 11,585,517 pesos, in exchange for the property, which has an area of 18,241 square meters. It is located in the coastal area of the municipality of Isla Mujeres on the mainland, in the area known as Sector 5: Santa Fátima/Francisco Javier.
|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. A queen & single bed.|
Free amenities such as hammocks, bikes, outdoor shower, portable beach chairs & beach towels, washer, loungers. 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. 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.
Moon rise over the Caribbean
Sept. 16 6:58p
Sept. 17 7:45p
Sept. 18 8:32p
Sept. 19 9:21p
Sept. 20 10:12p
Sept. 21 11:05p
Every Tuesday & Thursday at 10am: Sergio's Batik class. ~3 hours long. 400p includes materials.
Aug. 30-Sept. 8 Our Lady of Charity Celebration: Patron Saint of Fishermen.
Evening activities at the chapel of Caridad del Cobre in colonia Miraflores.
Wed., Sept. 7-Mass at 10p, then Las Mananitas (usually at midnight).
Thur. Sept 8 Saint's Day of Our Lady of Charity
Sat., Sept. 10-Boat procession to Isla Contoy departs at ~8am, This 17th annual procession will include hundreds of Catholics who will travel 30km, transporting the wooden icon to the chapel at the fishermen's camp. A Mass will be held, and the people will return to Isla Mujeres afterwards, probably shortly after noon. The Virgin de la Caridad del Cobre is the patron saint of seamen and this icon from Cuba will remain in Isla Contoy throughout the lobster season, returning to Isla Mujeres in early March.
Sept. 1 Thursday Artist Fair scheduled at Casa de Cultura 4-9
Friday, Sept. 2 at 7:30pm the "Movies in your colonia" program presents "Bichos" (A Bug's Life) at the Bicentario Plaza in La Gloria. Free.
Sept. 5-9 Second state Week of the Manatee
Sunday, Sept. 11 International Coastal Cleanup in Isla Mujeres
Schedule of Patriotic Festivities
Sept. 13 at 9am Benito Juarez Middle School Ceremony commemorating the 169th anniversary of the Battle of Chapultepec in 1847 Dia de los Ninos Heroes of Chapultepec
Sept. 14 at 9am Colegio Bachilleres High School Ceremony commemorating the 192nd anniversary of the Annexation of Chiapas in 1824
Sept. 15 at 9:30pm Town Square Band & Dancing * Coronation of Queens of the Patriotic Festivities * Proclamation of Independence-Grito (See poster below)
Sept. 16 at 8am Naval base Civic parade for the anniversary of the Independence of Mexico
Sept. 30 at 8am Julio Sauri Espinoza school commemoration of the 251st anniversary of the birth of Jose Maria Morelos
Thursday, Sept.15 Artist Fair scheduled 4-9p Casa de Cultura
Thursday, Sept. 15 Grito of Dolores Celebration
9:30 Folklorico Dancers Performing
10p Coronation of the Festival Queens
11p Celebration of the Proclamation of the Grito of Independence
11:30 Super Crack band
Friday, Sept. 16 Independence Day Parade 8am
Thursday, September 22 at 8pm on the esplanade of the Casa de la Cultura
Celebremos a #IslaMujeres este 22 de septiembre en la explanada de la casa de la cultura a las 8pm.
Thursday Sept. 22 Equinox
Sunday, September 25 at 8pm on the Town Square, celebration of the first Anniversary of Isla Mujeres being named as a Pueblo Magico.
The 9th annual Diabetes Clinic will be November 3rd in La Gloria. We are a team of nurses, social workers, EMT's and paramedics with a doctor for consultation of patients who need to be seen immediately. Please consider donating $50 which would buy 200 test strips, enough for one patient for a year. We also need donations of reading glasses, particularly the higher numbers. Many diabetics have vision problems too. We have a drop off location at Marina Paraiso Hotel or will pick up wherever you are! Muchisimas gracias for your generosity ~ Contact Karen Rosenberg Here or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
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The Artist's Fairs are scheduled twice a month, on the First and Third Thursdays, at the Casa de Cultura, 4-9.