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One hundred percent of the organic and inorganic garbage has been removed from the Trash Transfer Facility, and half of the vegetative matter. Seven thousand tons of trash have been transported to the mainland landfill in the Continental Zone, using a dozen large trucks making crossings from Punta Sam at 10:30am and in the other direction at 4:30. The Director of Public Services said there has been a good response from the residents to the trash collection schedule “Ya es Hora”.
VIDEO about the upcoming Mayor's First Informe report reviewing the first year of his second term in office. It will take place on the Town Square on Sept. 12 at noon.
No matter their age, everyone is willing to help to keep our Isla Verde green and clean, thanks to your participation we continue to transform Isla Mujeres
After residents reported that a piece of cliff had fallen from the coast by the road near Julio Sauri Elementary school. personnel with the Civil Protection Department promptly cordoned off the area with hazard tape to keep people away. (photos)
The Cocteleros beat the Cancun Rockies with a score of 8-2 when they played in Puerto Morelos on Sunday in the league finals. They will play each other again on Sunday at El Pescador baseball field in Isla Mujeres, at a time to be determined. If the Cocteleros win, they will be the league champions, and if they lose, there will be a final play-off.
Residents want the City to clean an absorption well that has caused a puddle for the past month behind Materiales Marma.
VIDEO of the area of cliffs where rocks fell down. Photo showing fire fighters with Civil Protection installing the tape. VIDEO
Lights are being installed along the eastern walkway by the Caribbean, (photo just south of Isla 33)
VIDEO of informe report from Alicia Ricalde, who heads the API Port Authority, about her third year as its administrator.
From Por Esto :
Cliff area cordoned off after rockfall
State invested 32 million pesos in the maritime terminals in the region
Stolen scooter abandoned and recovered
Isla Mujeres news briefs
|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 & fast 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, BBQ grills, safes, portable beach chairs & beach towels, washer & dryer, loungers. Breathtaking panoramic views from the rooftop terrace. Large sliding doors open to a patio & our backyard-beach, overlooking the Caribbean sea. Upstairs room also available. Downtown is ~ a mile away; if you don't feel like walking, 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 neighborhood eateries a couple blocks farther. Within ten minutes walk are a variety of restaurants including Mango Cafe, Brisas, Manolitos, La Chatita, Green Verde, Kash Kechen Chuc, and the large department store-grocery , Chedraui. Visit marinas, bars, & beach clubs that are minutes away by bike or on foot. Attend 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. It takes 20-30 minutes to walk downtown.```````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````
Full moon rising over the Caribbean
September 13 6:56
September 14 7:30
September 15 8:04
September 16 8:38
September 17 9:14
September 18 9:51
September 19 10:33
September 20 11:18
Painting by Pamela Haase
Sunset ~7:00-7:05p (start-end/mo)
Sunrise ~6:30-6:36a (start-end/mo)
Provided by MaraVilla Caribe & Isla Mujeres Daily News & Events
Wednesday nights at 8:45p, the group "Isla en Bici" bike around the isle, meeting at Juarez & Abasolo. Lights required, helmet recommended. LINK
In September, fishermen in this region are banned from catching Shrimp & Conch LINK
The new date for the Women's Fishing Tournament "El Dorado del Caribe" still hasn't been announced.
|By Diane Daniel|
|Nests & tracks at MVC B&B|
|By Tony Garcia|
Whale shark tour season ends in mid-September. September tends to be one of the busier months for storms & hurricanes.
Sunday, Sept. 8-Soccer at 5p at the field in Salina Chica--Club Isla Mujeres vs Noh Bec
Saturday, Sept 14-8a Boat procession taking the Virgin of Caridad del Cobre to Isla Contoy from the Marine Terminal pier, after the 7a mass and a procession to the dock. About 1200 participants are expected, and about 120 small and medium sized boats.
Independence Day Celebrations:
Sunday, Sept. 15-Town Square in the evening-celebrations & "Grito" read by the Mayor and ringing of the bell
Monday, Sept 16-Parade on the main street usually scheduled to start around 8. It usually goes from South to North from the Naval base, with a reviewing stand in the vicinity of the 7-11.
Monday, Sept. 23-Equinox-Autumn begins
Sources for Weather Information:
LINK to Civil Protection Q Roo weather bulletin (Spanish)
LINK to Mexico National Weather Service (Spanish)
LINK to satellite images for the Mexico National Weather Service
LINK to GOES East Band 16 GIF (animation)
LINK to a private weather station on Isla Mujeres
LINK to NHC