Sunday, January 29, 2017

Isla Mujeres Daily News and Events Sunday, January 29

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  From  Noticias de Diario de Quintana Roo ....

link to their Isla articles & photos

There are no new articles in DQR today


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

5000 tons of trash have been removed from the Trash Transfer facility, and we'll continue to work to keep it clean and free of accumulations.
Se han retirado más de 5 mil toneladas de basura de la zona de transferencia, seguiremos trabajando para que quede limpia y sin residuos.


From Tvisla Mujeres ( link to photos & articles)

Los Cahuameros de Isla Mujeres Nueva Generación are playing the Jaguars of Tulum this weekend.…/

An aquaculture expo took place giving entrepreneurs, producers and fishermen, the opportunity to acquire new skills to enable them to grow in their carreer and improve their quality of life.…/

Vendors, including the butcher, at the Mercado Municipal “Audomaro Magaña”, in colonia El Cañotal, haven't raised prices despite increased fuel prices.…/


From  por esto Link to their Isla Mujeres articles & photos

Seeking a solution to the lack of bus service  
Busca dar solución al transporte urbano.. [+] Ver mas Full article at this link
  Councilman for the MORENA party and president of the Committee on Urban Development and Transportation, Roberto Martinez Aragon said that he has asked the mayor to address the issue of urban transport service. He proposed that the DIF bus be used to provide temporary service, in order to meet the needs of schoolchildren and workers. He has requested that a Transport Advisory Committee be established.

Reforestation with coconut palms  
Reforestan con palmas de cocoj.. [+] Ver masFull article at this link
       This morning more than 60 coconut plants were planted by a dozen workers in the tourist industry, accompanied by several children, along the walkway of the Salina Grande lake, near the Paseo de las Aves Avenue, in colonia La Gloria.         Representatives of hotel and restaurant  unions participated in this effort including the leader of the local branch of the Revolutionary Confederation of Workers and Peasants (CROC), Román Maldonado Euán, who said that the participation of the union in this green campaign is part of a permanent program.      He explained that on this day they cleared the area before they reforested it with coconut palms, and the children who joined enjoyed the event.  In recent years, CROC members have frequently done work in this program at locations of interest as part of a comprehensive plan by the union to promote collective awareness about the environment, health. and to instill a sense of responsibility in promoting an environment conducive to healthy family life.
     One of the workers said, "That's why we invite children, so they will become aware of the need to work together so that our surroundings are not chaotic, but on the contrary there is harmony with nature and that brings peace and tranquility for the people who collaborate and understand the fundamental thing is to harmonize with everything that surrounds us.".
    However, residents who support this cause complain about mangroves being logged from the area of the Makax lagoon, and for construction near the Aeropuerto Salina.

Entrepreneurs interested in recovering beaches
Empresarios interesados en recuperar la playas [+] Ver mas
     Two companies have expressed their willingness to participate in the replacement of the geotubes at the extreme west of Playa Norte to stop the erosion that has affected the area in recent years. Carlos Cervera Peraza is in favor of a co-investment between authorities and private individuals. At least 10,000 square meters of sand have been lost to the sea, and the water is reaching the bases of buildings, docks, palaps, and has uprooted some ornamental plants. This erosion is advancing this winter, with the damaging northern winds.
    Seven geotubes need to be replaced in an area of 300 meters of distance, while the rest of te barriers which were installed in 2007 are still functioning, since they are regularly maintained by the concession holders in the area. Sr. Cervera said he has received advice from specialists and less than a million pesos are needed to replace the 'whales', and he hopes this government will have a better attitude about this than the previous one.

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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. Within ten minutes walk are the restaurants Mango Cafe, Bahama Mama, Brisas, Manolitos,  Green Verde, Kash Kechen Chuc, and the large department store-grocery Chedraui. Visit marinas, bars, & beach clubs that are minutes away by bike or on foot. Attend 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. It takes 20-30  minutes to walk downtown.


January Events
Provided by MaraVilla Caribe & Isla Mujeres Daily News & Events

Jan. 1 Sunday  New Year's Day

Jan. 5 Thursday 4-9 Artist Fair Casa de la Cultura  Art, Food, Craft Beer, Music

Jan. 6  Friday  Three King's Day   Children receive presents & the holiday season ends

Sunset ~6:25p
Moon rise over the Caribbean
Jan. 12  6:55  Full Moon
Jan. 13  7:56
Jan. 14  8:55
Jan. 15  9:51
  Jan. 16  10:44
    Jan. 17   11:36  
 Painting by Pam Haase Link to website

Yoga at the Casa Cultura on Monday & Wednesday mornings at 9am and Tuesday & Thursday evenings at 6pm. On the back street, Guerrero, at Abasolo.

Jan. 12  Thursday  Artist Fair 4-9  Casa de Cultura, featuring the Rolling Papers a very talented local Reggae band from 6- 8. After the music seems like there is always a surprise, will it be Mayan Warriors? Fire Dancers? Jugglers? Only way to find out is to be there. DRINK BEER….BUY ART…..EAT FOOD…..DANCE…..HAVE FUN.

Jan. 15 Sunday 8p Town Square Noches Magicas performance

Jan. 19 Thursday  4-9  Artist Fair Casa de la Cultura  Art, Food, Craft Beer, Music

Jan. 22 Sunday 8p  Town Square Noches Magicas performance

Jan. 26  Thursday  4-9  Artist Fair Casa de la Cultura  Art, Food, Craft Beer, Music

Jan. 27, 28, 29  Apex Festival 2017 this weekend! These events are FREE and open to the PUBLIC so come enjoy the music, action, and art
On Friday and Saturday, at the ¨Casa de la Cultura¨ (where Thursday's Artist Fairs are held), there will be Live Music, an Exhibition, a Skate Contest, and a Freestyle Battle, as well as a Photography Contest, Body Painting, several workshops, and a BMX contest.
On Sunday, in La Gloria, on the street by the Catholic Church, there will be a long board competition & international music.

Jan. 29  Sunday 8p  Town Square Noches Magicas performance

The Artist's Fairs are scheduled weekly on Thursdays at the Casa de Cultura, 4-9 thru April 20. 

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