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increases on all the graphs, our Northern Zone remains in Orange next
week, Mon, May 24-Sun, May 30. The Southern Zone also remains Orange. Cancun is "Benito Juarez", Playa del Carmen is Solidaridad (the biggest cities in our Zone) and Holbox is in Lazaro Cardenas.
Isla Mujeres al Momento reported that Tuesday, the Navy responded to an emergency call and rescued four men who were adrift in the "MARYCRUZ", about 7 nautical miles northeast of Isla Mujeres, after experiencing engine trouble. The small boat was towed to the Naval dock, with the crew in good health. They were received by the staff of the Harbor Master's office for the corresponding paperwork.
TUESDAY--A month ago, the Growth Rate of cases for our Northern Zone was 0.18. Now it has risen to 0.46, up from last week's 0.41. Most of the population of our Zone lives in Cancun ("Benito Juarez") which reported more cases last week than at any time in the pandemic. The second most populous municipality, Playa del Carmen (Solidaridad), has had two spikes in recent weeks. The small islands, Isla Mujeres & Holbox (Lazaro Cardenas) are doing pretty good, but Cozumel increased by 41%. Tulum is finally doing better.
MONDAY---Sundog. Photo by Bruce Roberts. In other news, reports say the smoke on the mainland is from tires burning at the landfill and that the firefighters are working at putting it out.
SATURDAY-- On Friday, the Governor congratulated teachers on their Day and said they will soon be vaccinated and ready for the next school year. He gave them recognition for their resilience in meeting the challenges of continuing to educate students from home. La Tertulia reports that vaccines will be administered to Isla Mujeres teachers on May 18-20 at the Naval base, noting that a significant number were vaccinated who are seniors or 50 and older. They should register at https://vacunacionqroo.seq.gob.mx and bring their CURP.
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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, 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 Wednesday, May 26 rises at 7:57p over the Caribbean & the sun sets at 7:14
Thurs, May 27 at 9:05p
Fri, May 28 at 10:10p
Sat. May 29 at 11:08p
Sun, May 30 at 11:59p
Sunrise in May~6:00 (first of month)-5:47a (end of month)
Public events have been suspended due to C-19, mostly. Some holidays have featured online competitions and events.
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