Isla Mujeres News & Events on Facebook
Today....Prosecutors with the specialized unit for Forced Disappearance of Persons of the FGE (State Attorney General) presented evidence against the foreigner "Eduardo P", linking him to the crime of the forced disappearance in June of a female foreigner, originally from Germany, who had been reported missing.
Tuesday July 27... In this interview, the Governor explains that in the current Orange status restaurants and similar tourist businesses are allowed to operate at 50% capacity, without requirements about documentation of C-19 vaccines or tests. Those who want to operate at increased capacities, exceeding 50%, can obtain a certificate with all of their employees fully vaccinated or testing negative every three days, and requiring entering clients to present documentation of full vaccination or a negative test within 3 days, thereby creating a 'sanitary bubble'. Other measures required for increased capacity certification are:
Tuesday, July 27
Tuesday, July 27 Nearly a million doses of C-19 vaccine have been administered in Quintana Roo, as campaigns resumed in the state's municipalities yesterday. The total of 947,144 doses administered breaks down as follows:
Tuesday, July 27-The Jetway ferries made a minor schedule change and continue to offer longer hours, with their first ferry departing the island at 6am and the last one leaving Puerto Juarez at 11pm. They added an 8:30pm crossing from Puerto Juarez, and eliminated the 3:30 departure.
Tuesday, July 27-- Yesterday
at the C-19 vaccine administration for 18-29 year olds, organizers said
there was a better turn-out compared to the event for the
thirty-somethings. Administration of Astra-Zeneca vaccines to these
young adults of Isla Mujeres will continue thru Thursday, 8a-6p, at the
Bicentennial Dome. Both vaccine doses have been provided for all island
residents 40+, and the thirty-somethings are awaiting their second dose. (on FB accompanied by a photo by TVIsla Mujeres of many young people seated at the dome, all wearing masks, with medical personnel and police standing
Tuesday, July 27 Photos from yesterday's C-19 vaccination event for residents 18-29 years-old at the Bicentennial Dome, which continues thru Thursday. Islanders 40+ have been provided with both doses, and those in their thirties are awaiting their second jab.
Tuesday, July 27
Sunday, July 25--Screenshot from Video by TV IslaMujeres The caption says this is one of three electrical generators being installed by the CFE (Federal Electrical Commission) to put an end to the recurrent blackouts. The reporter explains this is located in Sac Bajo near Zama beach club, and that the large generator at the airfield wasn't running.
sign on the Maritime Terminal downtown advises caution in this zone of
high contagion and says that wearing a face mask is mandatory & it
recommends healthy distancing. (Photo on FB by TVIsla Mujeres...with a family walking past the sign with no masks.
Saturday, July 24-- Maintenance work continued on the large electrical generator at the
airfield; various neighborhoods have been experiencing outages. Screenshot from Video by TVIslaMujeres
Saturday, July 24--C-19 vaccines for residents 18-29 will be administered at the Bicentennial Dome, Monday thru Thursday 8a-6p. Bring your registration print-out (from the mi vacuna site), a copy of your CURP, ID, and utility bill.
Thursday, July 22--As of today, the municipality of Isla Mujeres reports a total of 374 cases of C-19, with 39 deaths and 320 recovered since the pandemic began in 2020. Last Thursday, the total was 366 reported cases in Isla Mujeres, with 37 deaths and 306 recovered. This is an increase of 8 cases in a week and two deaths. One week prior (Thursday the 8th) there were 351 cases with 37 deaths and 295 recovered. That was a total of 15 new cases reported that week, and no deaths.
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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.
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
LINK to US National Hurricane Center