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There is a video of the Mayor whose captions say: Juan Carrillo rejoined the municipal presidency to fulfill his mandate and continue to provide results.
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TVIM has the NHC report from yesterday, this is from this morning. The headline is Storm "Beryl" is far from Quintana Roo. LINK
TVIM also has the Civil Protection forecast from yesterday, this is from this morning:
Juan Carrillo resumed his position as Mayor on Monday. LINK
Juan Carrillo Soberanis resumed his position as Mayor on Monday, after his period as an electoral candidate expired. In accordance with the law - to avoid any conflict of interest - Juan Carrillo applied for his license before the City Council to absent himself and represent the PRI during the electoral period that began on May 14 and ended on June 28, and agreed to the results of the day of July 1, when he was reelected. He said, "I thank Sebastián Escobedo Jiménez for his invaluable work and for keeping things working properly during my absence."
He also said that there is a lot of work to be done now, to meet the needs of the inhabitants of Isla Mujeres and said that in the next three years, all sectors will be served. He added, "On Monday we began to work fully with the City Council to finish with my responsibilities of this first period as municipal president, I am here to serve the islanders and to continue transforming Isla Mujeres, "
Outdated products found at Walmart and Aurrera stores in Cancun LINK
A fine of was imposed by COFEPRIS (Commission Against Sanitary Risks in Quintana Roo) against Bodega Aurrera and Walmart in Cancun for the sale of expired products in their bakery and sausage department, respectively, and those areas were closed until the problems are corrected. The fines are between 1000 and 4000 Daily Minimum Wages (The DMW is 80 pesos/~$4usd so that is $4000 to $16,000usd.)
Isla Mujeres Al Dia
Fire on the ferry
Isla Mujeres Al Dia shared a post from Novedades de Quintana Roo (SIPSE) which reported: A boat that covers the route between Isla Cancún and Puerto Juarez (sic) had a fire in an engine hose, so passengers asked for life jackets. (They are referring to one of the Ultrmar ferries, which can be seen in the photos and video. There are ferries between Isla Mujeres and the Cancun Hotel Zone and there are ferries between Puerto Juarez and Isla Mujeres, but not between Cancun and Puerto Juarez.)
However, according to reports from the passengers, the staff did not know how to respond to the emergency, and they did not even know where to find the vests.
In addition, as evidenced by a video, (allegedly) the life jackets were not under the seats of the boat, as indicated on the signs. (The video shows passengers on the upper level, and down the stairway a cloud of smoke can be seen on the first level.) Despite the incident, the Harbor Master's Office reported that the vessel arrived at port without problems. LINK VIDEO
The new director of the municipal department of Fiscalización y Cobranza will be Gibrán Emmanuel Mex Pinzón, (I usually translate this department as "Enforcement", since they are generally in the news when they are temporarily closing and fining businesses whose documents are not in order regarding payment of the licenses and fees.)
Mr. Mex Pinzón, who served as director of the Municipal Youth Institute, replaces Ramiro Osorio.
Noti Isla Mujeres
Juan Carrillo resumes office as Mayor
VIDEO of invitation to participate in the Summer Vacation Security workshop for children today.
Last chance to sign up for the children's workshop "Summer Vacation Security" on Friday. VIDEO of same interview as above.
From por esto Link to their Isla Mujeres articles & photos
Results unchanged after recording of votes
Reconteo de votos no cambia resultados[+] Ver masFull article at this link
Students visiting the Tortugranja
Visitas escolares a la Tortugranja[+] Ver masFull article at this link
Summer season has started "heating up"
Comienza a “calentar” la temporada veraniega.. [+] Ver masFull article at this link
New director of 'Enforcement' agency
Nuevo director de Fiscalización [+] Ver masFull article at this link
|View from the rooms.|
MaraVilla Caribe Bed & Beach Three rentals with large glass doors overlooking our white sand beach and the beautiful Caribbean sea, with kitchenettes & free WIFI. In the coastal neighborhood of Bachilleres, among upscale villas & boutique hotelitos, convenient to downtown or the colonias, yet separate. Quiet & Private.
|Kitchen in a large studio. (Sur & Norte are identical)|
|Kitchenette in small room, Medio. There's a table & chairs across from it & a double bed.|
|A large slider opens from each of the 3 rooms onto the patio where each has a table & chairs, hammock & clotheslines. The BBQ is behind the pole, and the outdoor shower is outa the pic at left.|
|Large studio (Norte), I'm standing in the kitchen. A queen & single bed.|
Free amenities such as hammocks, BBQ grills, outdoor shower, portable beach chairs & beach towels, washer & dryer, loungers. Breathtaking panoramic views from the rooftop terrace. Large sliding doors open to a patio & our backyard-beach, overlooking the Caribbean sea. Upstairs room also available. Downtown is ~ a mile away; if you don't feel like walking, flag a $2 taxi. Parking. You can enjoy the music & crowds downtown, then come home our quiet neighborhood of Bachilleres where you'll sleep to the sounds of the sea.. $275/$325/$425 wk $40/50/$65nt Monthly Discounts
|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.
|July 1 10:14|
July 2 10:53
July 3 11:31
July 27 7:32
July 28 8:14
July 29 8:54
July 30 9:32
July 31 10:09
Painting by Pamela Haase
July EventsProvided by MaraVilla Caribe & Isla Mujeres Daily News & Events
Sunday, July 1 Election Day Polls open 7a-6p Alcohol will only be sold to foreigners with food purchase at businesses with a food license, until the 48 "Dry Law" expires at midnight. Mexico will electsa president for a single six-year term, and 628 members of the national congress, who for the first time in nearly a century can be reelected. Voters are also choosing nine governors, ~1600 mayors, and thousands of state and local lawmakers.
Monday, July 2 Mexico vs Brazil 9a World Cup Islanders can watch at the large screen on Playa Centro provided by the Posada, or at a variety of bars.
Wednesday, July 4 US Independence Day, may be celebrated in some bars
Friday, July 6th at 8pm at the Convention Center. Renatta Dance Studio would like to invite you to our 6th annual end of school year show!
The theme is ‘Mexico Without Borders’ and the show includes more than 50 dancers and special performers. Join us for this wonderful dance and musical tribute to Mexico! Local island children from 4 years up to their teens will be performing, as well as professional dancers and special performers from the island and Cancun. Tickets are $50 pesos for adults and $30 for children in advance. And $70 pesos and $50 pesos at the door.
July 20 & 21 Friday & Saturday Barracuda Fishing Tournament
July 20-22 Fri, Sat, Sun. 11th Annual Whale Shark Festival Schedule TBA
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")
LINK to GOES East Band 16 GIF (animation)
LINK to a private weather station on Isla Mujeres
LINK to Tropic Watch (in English)
LINK to NHC in US (in English)
LINK to Tropical Tidbits (in English)
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