Saturday, November 10, 2018

Isla Mujeres Daily News & Events Saturday, November 10

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News from the Municipal Facebook site.....  (  FB page link)

Here is the schedule for the forums "I decide my future" to be held on Thursday, November 15
Your opinion is very important and will be taken into account to make the municipal development plan.

"Noches Magicas"cultural program of Isla Mujeres reactivated LINK   

As a municipality, we join in Agenda 2030, a global challenge through which we will make progress together towards sustainable development of Isla Mujeres 


 FB News Sites about Isla Mujeres

  Tvisla Mujeres    

VIDEO of police cars with reporter saying they are in front of the green dome in colonia Salina Chica where a man has committed suicide inside one of the homes.

Everything is ready for the patron saint festivities LINK 
  The 50th anniversary of the foundation of the Church of Immaculate Conception will also be celebrated, which was built in 1968. The festivities will begin on Nov. 28, and the activities will include opening and closing dances.
     Monsignor Pedro Pablo Elizondo with visit on Dec. 5 and perform the confirmations. Monsignor Fabio Castilla, originally from Isla Mujeres, will participate on  closing dates of December 6, 7 and 8. Monsignor Fabio Castilla said that he will be present at the mañanitas (sung before midnight on the night of Dec. 7th) and that he will also participate in the procession of the Virgin. (There is a procession when she is taken down from her niche in the church on Nov. 28 and another when she is returned after celebrating her day on Dec. 8).

Isla Mujeres Al Dia    

VIDEO whose caption says: Isla mujeres is much more than an ideal place... it's an experience that will live in your heart forever!

There was a false alarm that a house was on fire, when in fact it was just some brush and trash in a vacant lot, which was put out by the firefighters. VIDEO  

Pregame kid's baseball VIDEO 

VIDEO of the head of the Fiscalization department encouraging businesses to have their documents up to date. 

Sunset photo.

VIDEO of checkpoint where police are inspecting documents for privately owned vehicle to ensure their registration and drivers licenses are current.

The Sunday evening "Noches Magicas" performances have been resumed on the Town Square featuring local culture and performers. (This Sunday the Senior Citizen's choir will perform, accompanied by Jose Concepcion Najera, and Ernesto Rodriguez will also sing, starting at 8pm.)

Noti Isla Mujeres   

VIDEO whose caption says on Friday night a 57 year old man with disabilities named Ricardo PG committed suicide inside his home in colonia Salina Chica

 Police officer José Abraham Cupul Trejo, saved a taxi driver from drowning in the Caribbean sea, in the vicinity of the Trash Transfer Facility. VIDEO  

IM Noticias   

Notice that there is a 40 passenger bus available for fans who want to attend the Cahuameros basketball game on Saturday in Playa del Carmen, and the only cost is paying for your ferry ticket.


 Link to Por Esto's Isla Mujeres section
Click on Spanish headline for the original article & photos

Citizen forums scheduled  

Realizarán foros de participación “Yo Decido Mi Futuro”

The first forum will be held at the Community Center in colonia La Gloria on November 14 at 10am on the topic of "Food Security" and on the same day at 5pm there will be a forum at the Casa de la Cultura titled "Fight Against Poverty" and one in the City Council room on "Balanced Economic Growth".  "Fight Against Poverty" forums will also be held at the sports field in colonia Electricistas at 6p and at the kiosk in colonia Salina Chica at 7pm. The forums on "Allies for Isla Mujeres" will be held at 8pm on the softball field and at the Green Dome at 9p and 10pm.

Workshop held in Puerto Morelos teaching fishermen about electronic invoices

Pescadores aprenden a facturar

Port open for all navigation  

Beneficio de lancheros y pescadores

Weather conditions were favorable for the fishermen and tour operators in small boats. It is noted that hotel occupancy didn't exceed 60 percent and that statistic is expected to increase later in the month. Restaurants and golf cart agencies are also said to be operating at around 60 percent and expecting business to increase as high season arrives. Weather conditions were favorable for all types of touristic activities. 

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View from the rooms.

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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.
Full moon rising over the Caribbean 

Nov. 23   6:49
Nov. 24   7:43
Nov. 25   8:42
Nov. 26   9:44
 Nov.27   10:47
  Nov. 28    11:49 
Painting by Pamela Haase
Sunset  ~6:10 to ~6:05p (beginning vs end of month)
Sunrise  ~6:50 to 7:10
November Events
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Plogging events to clean up the island are held on Saturdays LINK  and here's the Accion Isla LINK  who are having events associated with project RESCATE.
Thursday, Nov. 1 All Saint's Day   Dia de los Muertos
Festival for The Souls of the Dead with Dance, Music, and traditions. The procession will begin at 6pm beside the downtown Cemetery, going down Hidalgo, and ending at the Casa de a Cultura. There will be an exhibition of altars from different states of Mexico and a presentation of a Un Tzompantli (rack of skulls), performances by artists from the schools of dance and music, and a competition of Catrina costumes. Coordinated by Jean Piaget school. Most of the participants in the procession are in catrina makeup or wearing regional clothing, and the rest are in white, and they carry candles.


Friday, Nov. 2  All Soul's Day   Dia de los Muertos

Saturday, Nov. 3 Plogging event 8a-10a
Saturday, Nov. 10 Plogging event 8a-10a

Friday, Nov. 16-Monday, Nov.19  Buen Fin weekend (sales)

Saturday, Nov. 17 Plogging event 8a-10a

Monday, Nov. 19 Observance (day off) for Revolution Day

Tuesday, Nov. 20 Revolution Day

 Saturday, Nov. 3 Plogging event 8a-10a

Wednesday Nov. 28 thru Saturday Dec. 8- Patron Saint festivities for Our Lady of Immaculate Conception  

Saturday, Dec. 1 Inauguration Day 

  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
 LINK to GOES East Band 16 GIF 
LINK to a private weather station on Isla Mujeres     
LINK to NHC in US (in English)

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