Friday, January 1, 2016

Isla Mujeres Daily News & Events Friday, January 1

This is the live webcam at North Beach / Playa Norte.  HERE is a timelapse version, that you can set to slow or fast (fps-frames per second). It takes a few seconds to load.
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  Both issues of 
The Isla Mujeres Magazine
 to benefit Isla charities 
 are here
featuring  a variety of talented writers and photographers!


  From  Noticias de Diario de Quintana Roo ....

link to their Isla articles

No new articles in the Isla Mujeres section of DQR...


From the Municipal Facebook site.....  (  FB page link)

At the conclusion of the National Folkloric Dance Convention of the Choreographers Association of Mexico, the Mayor Agapito Magana Sanchez gave awards to the participants of this important event whose goal is to preserve the traditional dances of Mexico. 
Llegó a su fin el Congreso Nacional de Danza Folklórica Mexicana de la ACFMAC y Agapito Magaña Sánchez acudió a entregar reconocimientos a los participantes de tan importante evento que tiene el objetivo de preservar los bailables tradicionales de nuestro México.

The Municipal President of Isla Mujeres, Agapito Magaña Sánchez, went to the traditional market Javier Rojo Gómez located in the centre of the city, to pay a well-deserved tribute in memory of the man for whom the mercado is named, on the anniversary of his death, 45 years later. He is remembered with gratitude as a man who gave his best for Quintana Roo.
El presidente municipal de Isla Mujeres Agapito Magaña Sánchez, acudió al tradicional mercado Javier Rojo Gómez ubicado en el centro de la ciudad, a rendir un merecido homenaje luctuoso en recuerdo del hombre a quien en su honor lleva su nombre el popular centro comercial.
Don Javier Rojo Gómez, un hombre que dio lo mejor de sí para Quintana Roo, hoy se recuerda con gratitud a 45 años de su fallecimiento.

We are setting the stage for the traditional celebration of the end of the year; in Isla Mujeres, we are preparing to receive 2016 and its bundle of positive things  HAPPY NEW YEAR!!
Estamos preparando el escenario para la tradicional celebración de fin de año; en Isla Mujeres nos disponemos para recibir el 2016 y su carga de cosas positivas ¡¡ FELIZ AÑO NUEVO !!

The City of Isla Mujeres wishes you a Happy New Year
El equipo del H. Ayuntamiento de Isla Mujeres les desea un feliz año nuevo.


From Tvisla Mujeres ( link)

This article from TVisla Mujeres says one of the three men arrested by the US Coast Guard, after a yacht theft in Florida & a high speed chase to the Cancun area, is an Isleno. You can click on the link & scroll down to the video news report which is in English.
Isla Mujeres. – Los tres hispanos (entre ellos un joven oriundo de Isla Mujeres) que fueron detenidos intentando robar un yate de la Florida, no…
 OR....Here is a LINK to this story and video in English.
 Here is LINK to the US Coast Guard video of the chase.


From  por esto Link to their Isla Mujeres articles

I'll translate these manana...

Tourists coming & going without interruption
Ininterrumpido ir y venir de turistas [+] Ver mas

Budget analysis 
Pobre crecimiento del Presupuesto de Egresos . [+] Ver mas

Party on Town Square  
Fiesta popular en la plaza principal. [+] Ver mas

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 Kitchen in a large studio. (Sur & Norte are identical)
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Large studio (Norte), I'm standing in the kitchen

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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.

January events

Sunset ~6:30
Moonrise over the Caribbean"Wolf Moon" or "Old Moon"

Jan. 23   6:46
Jan. 24   7:21
Jan. 25   8:13
Jan. 26   9:05
Jan. 27   9:55
Jan. 28  10:44
Jan  29  11:32
  During the month of January, folkloric dance costumes of Quintana Roo are on exhibition at the Casa de Cultura
Jan. 1   Sunrise event Punta Sur  Greeting New Year
 First Ultramar crossing from Gran Puerto is 7a and from Isla Mujeres 7:30a
Car ferry departs Isla Mujeres at 8am and Punta Sam at 9am. The earlier crossing is cancelled

Jan. 6 Dia de los Reyes / King's Day    Commemorating the Magi bringing gifts to the baby Jesus. Gifts are exchanged & this ends the Christmas holidays. DIF usually has a party & toy give-away. 

Jan. 7 Artist's Fair 4-9  Outside the Casa de Cultura 
           Taste of Isla 5-7 (if someone participates)

Every Tuesday and Thursday: Free spay/neuter clinic  (Isla Animals)
 Consults 100p, Vaccines: parvo & distemper 50p, flea & tick meds 20p, wormer 10p. Helpers always welcome! Isla Animals, Mundaca Hacienda, 10am-4pm (No food morning of surgery/water ok)

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