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(Monday), Isla Mujeres reports another case of C-19 for a total of 243 cases with
22 deaths & 200 recovered. The state geoportal data for 1/11
continues to report 8 active cases by colonia as: Meteorolotico-5,
Salina Grande-1, Caridad del Cobre-1, and La Gloria-1, On the national
map for 1/10, Isla Mujeres reports 176 suspicious and 149 negatives.
Growth rate in the Northern Zone has increased from 0.17 to 0.19.
January 10th, Isla Mujeres continued to report a total of 242 cases
with 22 deaths & 200 recovered. The state geoportal data for 1/9
reports 8 active cases by colonia as: Meteorolotico-5, Salina Grande-1,
Caridad del Cobre-1, and La Gloria-1, On the national map for 1/10, Isla
Mujeres reports 176 suspicious and 149 negatives.
Kids making snowmen in Austin?! A memorable experience in a Central Texan childhood....and likely to indicate some cooler weather is coming our way in Isla Mujeres. Cold Front #26 is coming, as you can see on the graphic where the darker circles forecast more rain than the lighter ones & the purple squigglies represent wind. Today's forecast for the Q Roo coasts includes possible formation of trombas marinas (waterspouts). and likely strong rains w lightning, with cloudy skies & winds E-NE 15-25 kph, w gusts in the stormy areas.
The free sterilization program for cats & dogs continues at the Isla Animals veterinary clinic, headed by Dr. Arturo Dzul, on Thursdays, 10a-2p, to improve conditions among the domestic animals on the island. The head of the municipal Department of the Environment & Ecology said this is an ongoing program because the municipal government is aware of the importance of preventing uncontrolled reproduction which can lead to animal abuse, abandoned strays and public health problems. The populace are invited to take advantage of this program.
More than 25 million students in Mexico's Basic Education system, both public and private, returned to virtual classes today, along with more than 225,000 teachers. In addition, 5.4 million student and nearly 400,000 teachers in the Medio Superior level of the National Education system resumed virtual classes, according to Esteban Moctezuma Barragán, Secretary of Public Education. Reported by TVisla Mujeres.
MaraVilla Caribe Bed & Beach
Four rentals with large glass doors overlooking our white
sand beach and
the beautiful Caribbean sea, with
kitchenettes & fast WIFI. In the upscale
neighborhood of Bachilleres,
convenient to downtown
the colonias, yet
separate. Quiet & Private.
amenities include hammocks,
chairs, beach towels,
washer & dryer, loungers, shared bikes, BBQ grill, and safes. Panoramic
views from the
rooftop terrace. Large sliding doors open to a patio &
the white sand backyard-beach, overlooking the Caribbean sea. Downtown
is ~ a mile away; we're on
all four bus routes or flag a $3 taxi. Off street parking. In the quiet
neighborhood of Bachilleres, sleep to the sounds of the sea.. $275/$325/$425 wk $40/50/$65nt
Fine dining a few steps away at Da Luisa or try the neighborhood eateries a couple blocks farther. We provide a list of links & direction to over 20 eateries within ten minutes walk, including Mango Cafe, Mike's Pizza, Brisas, Rosa Sirena, Coco Jaguar, Manolitos, La Chatita, Green Verde, Kash Kechen Chuc, and the large department store-grocery Chedraui & the local craft brewery. Visit marinas, bars, & beach clubs that are minutes away by bike or on foot. Attend Yoga classes a couple villas away at Casa Ixchel. Fresh juice, produce & tortillas a few blocks away in the village, as well as a variety of other stores.```````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````
Full moon Jan 28 Thursday 6:40p
Jan 29 Friday at 7:41p
Jan 30 Saturday at 8:41p
Jan 31 Sunday at 9:40p
Feb 1 Monday at 10:39p
Sunset 6:21-6:37 (beginning vs end of month)
Public events have been suspended due to C-19. Holidays have featured online competitions and events.
Jan. 6 Dia de los Tres Reyes/Three Kings Day
The Thor Heyerdahl traveling school-sailboat normally visits in late January-early February with about three dozen high school students on board. Under the tutelage of the experienced crew, the students learn to work together, sailing and navigating, as well as receiving their normal lessons. They sail from Germany to the Caribbean, but it's very possibly suspended this year.
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