Saturday, June 2, 2018

Isla Mujeres Daily News & Events Saturday, June 2

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Gerardo Lugo, head of the Department of Vectors in Isla Mujeres confirmed that they are taking actions to combat the problem of mosquitoes.

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There are photographs of tourists enjoying Isla Mujeres and the improved weather

Congratulations to the Fifth Naval Region, which is based in Isla Mujeres, today June 1st Navy Day /  Día De La Marina. (There is a photo).

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Celebration of the 101st anniversary of Navy Day. at the facilities of the Fifth Naval Region in Isla Mujeres was attended by civil, military and naval authorities, and special guests. VIDEO  

The Director of the Vectors agency explained the measures being taken against mosquitoes VIDEO 

As every year, at the Fifth Naval Region, based in Isla Mujeres, a commemorative ceremony was held for Navy Day, attended by civil and military authorities, which was followed by placing a wreath at sea in honor of the sailors who died in the line of duty. There are photos.

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Commemoration of National Navy Day  
Conmemoran Día de la Marina Nacional. [+] Ver masFull article at this link
 June 1  The 76th anniversary of National Navy Day was celebrated at the Fifth Naval Region Naval base in Isla Mujeres, which was attended by governmental representatives and special guests. It began at 10am. Fifteen minutes later, after the base Commander, Vice Admiral Hermimio Pacheco Durán, read the official message for the occasion, the delegation boarded the "P337 Tulum" to go out in the bay to place a wreath in memory of those who lost their lives in the line of duty. The ship was accompanied by other Naval boats and half a dozen tourist boats of various sizes.
    Commander Pacheco Duran explained that June 1 was chosen as Navy Day, because that was the date in 1917 when the the Mexican merchant ship "Tabasco" left the port of Veracruz, with a crew consisting exclusively of native born Mexicans. This was in compliance with article 32 of the Constitution of the United States of Mexico promulgated on February 5, 1917.
   Navy Day was celebrated for the first time on June 1, 1942, when it also served to honor the crews of the Mexican tankers "Potrero del Llano" and "Faja de Oro", which were torpedoed and sunk, by German submarines that year, on May 13 and 20, during the development of World War II.  In that same decree, Mexico announced opposition to the Berlin-Rome-Tokyo Axis and in June and July of that year, 1942, the tankers "Tuxpan", "Las Choapas", "Amatlán" and "Oaxaca" were attacked and sunk.

Port opened for small boats  
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   June 1    The port was opened for small boats by the Harbor Master at 7am, due to a decrease in the strength of the low pressure system, but he said it could increase again in the evening, according to the forecasts issued by the National Weather Service (SMN) and the Department of the Navy (SEMAR).

Nautical tourism activities resumed   
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   June 1  Tourism activities resumed on land and at sea, stimulating the economy of Isla Mujeres. Nautical tourism activities included trips to Isla Contoy, whale shark tours, sport fishing, snorkeling, diving, and boat tours to the island. On land, sales improved but not at the same level as during high season. About fifty percent of the massage huts on the beach were busy, and about half of the fleet of 830 golf carts were rented. Those in the tourism industry are hoping for good weather on Saturday.


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

In accordance with the electoral laws, the municipal Facebook site has suspended the release of information as of March 29, until after the election on July 1st.

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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 neighborhood eateries a couple blocks farther. Within ten minutes walk are a variety of restaurants including Mango Cafe, Brisas, Manolitos, La Chatita, 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.

June Events
Provided by MaraVilla Caribe & Isla Mujeres Daily News & Events
Full moon rising over the Caribbean 
June  1  10:07
June  2  10:52
June  3  11:35

June 27   7:14
June 28   8:03
June 29   8:49
June 30   9:33
Painting by Pamela Haase
Sunset  ~7:25
Sunrise ~6:05
It's whale shark tour season (thru mid September) and turtle nesting season (thru mid October). 
Photo by Tony Garcia of turtles mating off Punta Sur
Tortugranja staff collecting eggs at MaraVilla Caribe beach

A busy night for the mama turtles digging nests at MVC

Friday, June 1 Navy Day  Día de la Marina. Usually there is a wreath placed at sea in memory of sailors who lost their lives at sea.

Saturday, June 2 Plogging cleanup 8a  Location TBA  LINK   Action for Isla link

Sunday, June 3 Noches Magicas performances at 8p on the Town Square

Tuesday, June 5 World Environment Day  

Friday, June 8 World Ocean's Day

Saturday, June 9 Plogging cleanup 8a  Location TBA LINK   Action for Isla link

Sunday, June 10 Noches Magicas performances at 8p on the Town Square

Saturday, June 16 Plogging cleanup 8a  Location TBA LINK   Action for Isla link

Sunday, June 17 Father's Day

Sunday, June 17 Noches Magicas performances at 8p on the Town Square

Thursday, June 21 Summer Solstice

Sat & Sun, June 22 & 23  Women's fishing tournament "La Dorada del Caribe" Fifth edition

Saturday, June 23 Plogging cleanup 8a  Location TBA LINK   Action for Isla link

Sunday, June 24 Noches Magicas performances at 8p on the Town Square
  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 (Yucatan peninsula is under Satellite GOES Este, I recommend "Animacion" (it used to be in my blog margin, until Blogger became incompatible with it).
LINK to a private weather station on Isla Mujeres   

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