Sunday, November 27, 2016

Isla Mujeres Daily News & Events Sunday, November 27

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  From  Noticias de Diario de Quintana Roo ....

link to their Isla articles & photos

Mayor Juan Carrillo: Improving public spaces for the enjoyment of families 

Juan Carrillo, por mejores espacios

Para mejor disfrute de las familias

Lanrry Parra

ISLA MUJERES, 26 de noviembre.-.
Leer más..Full article at this link.
- One of the main commitments of Mayor Juan Carrillo Soberanis is to provide island families with quality public spaces. For this reason, since the beginning of his administration he has been coordinating with the Director of Public Works, César Poot Pérez, to supervise the work being carried out in the parks "Las Hormiguitas Obreras" and "Las Iguanas" in an ongoing and direct manner..He said these two works should be completed by mid December.
  The Mayor said the construction of public bathrooms in the park "Las Hormiguitas Obreras" and the building of the palapa in "Las Iguanas", will provide families with areas that are in optimal condition, where they can enjoy healthy recreation together. He said the work is being constantly supervised to ensure that it meets the highest quality standards and that the agreements in the contracts are being fulfilled. A tour of the works was made by the Director of Public Works and personnel with the municipal Comptrollers office.
   The Mayor spoke about the importance of these public spaces to the neighborhood and for family lifestyles, where new friendships are formed. He said that throughout his administration he will continue to work for the rehabilitation of these areas for the benefit of the residents. This reaffirms his commitment to making this a municipality which meets the needs of families, and above that provides quality services for both the island and the Continental Zone.


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

Tonight Mayor Juan Carrillo opened the inaugural game of the " Basketball Major League of Quintana Roo " where the team Cahuameros Isla Mujeres played against the " Alphas of Chetumal " at the Convention Center.
At the end of the game the score was 88 to 57 in favor of the local team "New Generation Cahuameros".

Ésta noche el presidente Juan Carrillo encabezó el juego inaugural de la "Liga Mayor de Básquetbol de Quintana Roo" en donde el club Cahuameros Isla Mujeres se enfrentó con los "Alphas de Chetumal" en el Centro de Convenciones.
Al final del juego el marcador indicó 88 puntos contra 57 en favor del equipo local "Cahuameros Nueva Generación".

We want island families have places to enjoy with their families, which is why we are working to improve the conditions of  public spaces.
Queremos que las familias isleñas tengan un lugar para convivir en familia, es por eso que trabajamos para mejorar las condiciones de los espacios públicos.

We invite you to the grand opening of the "Major League Basketball of Quintana Roo" tonight at the convention center. We are waiting for you!
Te invitamos a la gran inauguración de la "Liga Mayor de Básquetbol de Quintana Roo" esta noche en el Centro de Convenciones. ¡Te esperamos!

What would you like to contribute to the municipal development plan 2016-2018?  Discuss our Future #Platiquemosdelfuturo by entering this link:
¿Qué aportarías para este Plan de Desarrollo Municipal 2016-2018? #PlatiquemosDelFuturo entrando a este link:

The President Juan Carrillo said that it is essential that citizens understand that abuse against women is a real problem, at hand, which affects everyone. For this reason a line has been opened to advance the rights of women to ensure a life without violence and promote gender equality and equal opportunities, to protect their health, and enhance their self esteem.
El presidente Juan Carrillo sostuvo que es esencial que los ciudadanos y ciudadanas comprendan que el maltrato contra la mujer es un problema real, cercano, que nos afecta y compromete a todos. Es por ello que se abre una línea para impulsar los derechos de las mujeres para garantizar una vida sin violencia y promover la equidad de género, la igualdad de oportunidades, proteger su salud y fortalecer su autoestima.

This Sunday we invite you to attend the "National Youth League " to enjoy a soccer game. Attend with your whole family! 10am colonia Salinas
Te invitamos este domingo a asistir a la “Liga Nacional Juvenil” para disfrutar de un partido de fútbol. ¡Asiste con toda tu familia!

You haven't participated yet? Don't be left behind and participate in the program #platiquemosdelfuturo Discussing the Future by accessing this link.
¿Aún no has participado? No te quedes atrás y participa en el programa #PlatiquemosDelFuturo ingresando a este link.

It says 33.52% of respondents want more jobs created.

For us, it is important that the island families have a place to enjoy themselves together, which is why we work to maintain our public spaces.
Para nosotros, es importante que las familias isleñas tengan un lugar para convivir, es por eso que trabajamos en el mantenimiento de los espacios públicos.

This afternoon the 3rd Regular Session of the City Council took place and they approved the creation of a Special Commission to follow up on the agreements made between the City of Isla Mujeres and the state government via SEDUVI (Deptartment of Urban Development and Housing) in order to review the records of occupation and Letters of Assignment that were given to families for the Ciudad Mujeres project in 2005. This Committee will oversee all the work to ensure compliance occurs in a timely manner, within the framework of the law, to provide legal certainty (deeds) to those who have a Letter of Assignment.
Esta tarde se llevó a cabo la 3era Sesión Ordinaria de Cabildo en donde se aprobó la creación de una Comisión Especial para dar seguimiento a los acuerdos entre el Ayuntamiento de Isla Mujeres y el Gobierno del Estado, a través de la Secretaría de Desarrollo Urbano y Vivienda (Seduvi), con el fin de revisar las constancias de ocupación, así como las cartas de asignación que les fueron entregadas a familias para el proyecto de Ciudad Mujeres en el 2005.
Por medio de esta comisión se supervisará que todos los trabajos a realizar se cumplan en tiempo y forma, en el marco de la ley para garantizar certidumbre jurídica a quienes cuenten con las constancias de asignación.

Tonight Islander Artists  demonstrated their creativity to rap, where the talents of a variety of participents were enjoyed.
Esta noche artistas isleños nos demostraron su creatividad para el rap, en donde varios participantes nos deleitaron con su talento.


From Tvisla Mujeres ( link to photos & articles)

Mayor Juan Carrillo inaugurates Major League Basketball in Isla Mujeres.
Inaugura Juan Carrillo la liga mayor de basquetbol en Isla Mujeres -…/

The life of a tattoo artist
La vida del Tatuador -

Government of Juan Carrillo helps Island families  


From  por esto Link to their Isla Mujeres articles & photos

Addressing an old problem   
Hacen frente a añejo problema [+] Ver masFull article at this link
     The City Council established a Committee to oversee compliance with the judicial orders regarding the 1715 Letters of Assignment for residential and commercial lots, for full coordination with the state government to resolve a housing problem in Isla Mujeres.
    Three days earlier, an agreement was signed with SEUDVI (State Department of Housing and Urban Development) who are taking direct responsibility for the urbanization of some 40 hectares, out of a total of 200 hectares of municipal land which was donated to the former agency INFOVIR (Institute for the Development of Housing and Regularization of Property) in 2007 to address this obligation.
       The Letters of Assignment were issued by former Mayor Pauline Adame Torres (eleven years ago for lots in an urban area being developed in mainland Isla Mujeres.).
      Mayor Juan Carrillo said that this process may take a long time, and they have begun to seek a solution to this issue that has concerned many families. The City will receive the documents and participate in the demarcation of the area to be developed and facilitate procedures with SEDUVI.  .

Mayor Juan Carrillo keeps his commitment to improve public spaces  
  This is about the public works at the two parks.

Francisco May celebrates 35 years 
ALISTAN FESTEJO POR 35 AÑOS DE FRANCISCO MAY .. [+] Ver masFull article at this link
  Francisco May is on the mainland part of the municipality.  

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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. A queen & single bed.

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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.

November events

Sunset ~6:05p
Moon rise over the Caribbean
Nov. 13      5:44p

Nov. 14      6:37p  Full Moon
Nov. 15      7:34p
Nov. 16      8:33p
Nov. 17      9:34p
Nov. 18     10:33p
Nov. 19     11:31p

 Sergio's Batik class. ~3 hours long. 400p includes materials. Casa de Cultura  This has moved to his home...directions on his FB page HERE

Sunday evenings on the Town Square 8p Noches Magicas  Music & Dance Performances

Tuesday, Nov. 1 All Saint's Day   Dia de los Muertos

Wednesday, Nov. 2  All Soul's Day   Dia de los Muertos  No School & Offices Closed
On Nov. 2, hundreds of residents have been invited to participate the silent parade, who will dress in traditional clothing or white, with Catrina makeup  as Catrinas Catrinas for the "Festival of the Living for the Dead". It starts at 6p from the Cemetery (Hidalgo and Lopez Mateos) to the Casa Cultura where there will be a display of altars in the style of different regions of Mexico. There's a nice video of last year's here on FB.

Thursday, Nov 3  Artist Fair at Casa de la Cultura 4p-9p
  Batik artist Sergio is a usual participant, along with Isla Brewery. Amar Peruvian restaurant set up tables at the last two fairs.

 To all Islenos: We invite you to the the Diabetes Clinic sponsored by the Club Pro-Paciente Diabetico A.C. at the Community Hospital in La Gloria on Thursday, November 3, at 9:00 AM. Health care professionals will test your blood, offer diabetes education and distribute meters and strips and other supplies, as well as free reading glasses We will teach you how to use the equipment so that you can manage your illness of diabetes better. This clinic is completely free and is funded by the generosity of Americans who live and visit your beautiful island.

Sat. Nov. 5 Town Square 8pm  performance by the graduates of the Polynesian dancing classes of the Casa de la Cultura.

Sunday, Nov. 5 Magic Nights of the Souls at 8pm on the Town Square. Festival of the Living for the Dead.

Friday, Nov. 11   You are invited to enjoy a performance by the Federal Police Mariachi band at 8pm in the Town Square. They are 14 professional officers who are also professional musicians.

Thursday, Nov. 17 Artist's Fair 4-9 Casa de la Cultura
Art by Liwlig Larsen
Nov. 18-21 Buen Fin (Sales)

Friday, Nov. 18 8:30  Parade commemorating the 106th anniversary of the Revolutionary War
Sunday, Nov. 20  Revolutionary Day Memorial (National Holiday)
Monday, Nov. 21 Day off for Revolutionary Day Memorial (National Holiday)

Festivities for the Patron Saint the Virgin of Immaculate Conception 

Nov. 28 Opening at 8p with the band Picante Plus, on the Town Square in front of the church. .
Nov. 28, The Mestizas de Agua Salada;
Nov. 29, Folkloric dance troupe: Son del Caribe at 7:30p;
Nov. 30th, Academy La Isleña;
Dec. 1 Cavalcade (Horse procession) in Honor of the Virgin, noon;
Dec. 2, Dance group Añoranzas;
Dec. 3, Musical groups Entorno and Mar & Arena
Dec. 4, Dance Studio Renatta and Academia La Isleña;
Dec. 5, Repeat of The Mestizas de Agua Salada;
Dec. 5, Repeat performance by the band Entorno;
Dec. 6 Caravan procession at 6:30,
Dec. 7 Yucatan band Picante Plus will perform and “Las Mañanitas” will be sung to the Virgin
Dec. 8 Boat Procession of the Virgin in the Bay 3pm
Dec. 8 Closing with performance by the musical group Los Marlin's at 8pm on the Town Square
From Por Esto 11/26

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The Artist's Fairs are scheduled twice a month, on the First and Third Thursdays, at the Casa de Cultura, 4-9. 

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