Saturday, November 24, 2018

Isla Mujeres Daily News & Events Saturday, November 24

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Today is Mexican Navy Day. We recognize all the military sailors of Mexico who have served our Mexico with loyalty.

A Plenary Meeting was held between the three levels of government in the Continental Zone which was attended by the Governor and a representative of the President, as well as federal officials and municipal Mayors. The Mayor spoke about his commitment to coordinating with state and federal agencies and programs to improve the lives of the islanders.

Islanders participated in One Billion Rising on the Town Square, in honor of the International Day of the Fight toward the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls which is held on Nov. 25.


 FB News Sites about Isla Mujeres

  Tvisla Mujeres    

Isla Mujeres Al Dia    

Photos of Public Services workers removing trash from the median of Avenida de las Aves & photos of poles laying on sidewalk by the Park of the Hormiguitas, blocking the walkway & photos of the moon

Noti Isla Mujeres   

Cahuameros vs team from Modelo University at the Convention Center Saturday at 8p and Sunday at noon. (The Cahuameros are leading the league this season with only one loss and the other team, who are from Merida, are last season's champions.)

VIDEO of Cristina Gómez, Director of the Institute of Culture and Arts, talking about the second anniversary of the Noches Magicas program.

IM Noticias   

The state Port Authority, APIQRoo, is offering a program waiving interest and surcharges for those who pay their debts to the agency. About 32 million pesos are owed throughout the state, including 17 million pesos in Isla Mujeres. The marina “La Amada” alone owes 11.8 million pesos, and interest on this debt is over 19 million pesos. If they participate in this program, they will save that 19 million pesos.


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

Isla Mujeres news briefs 
Breves de Isla Mujeres  

There is increased enforcement of parking regulations on Rueda Medina, following an informational campaign, and on Thursday morning, at least a half a dozen license plates were removed from vehicles parked illegally, including motorcycles, cars, and trucks, according to the chief of police.

There are four poles blocking the sidewalk by the Hormiguitas Park which were removed by the CFE from Alvaro Burgos Street, and according to Google maps, they have been there for four years. Residents of colonia Amplification La Gloria want them removed.  

The Human Rights Commission will be holding a conference on LGBT rights at the Casa de la Cultura on December 4th.

Larger budget for 2019  

Mayor presupuesto para el 2019

  The budget for 2018 was 299.4 million pesos and the budget for 2019 will be 11% higher at 333.2 million pesos. The budget for 2017 was 280.8 million pesos and for 2016 it was 241.6 million pesos.
      The main source of income in the municipality is property taxes, which are budgeted for 2019 at 58.8 million pesos, in 2018 at 49.8 million pesos,  in 2017 at 48.5, and 48.3 in 2016.
      In the Tax section, it says the municipality plans to collect 92.8 million pesos in taxes. Other categories are given, including Derechos (Rights) at 77.6 million pesos and Products at 10.8 million pesos.

Celebration of the Day of the Mexican Navy 

Celebran el Día de la Armada de México

Hundreds of sailors and civilians celebrated the 193nd anniversary of the consolidation of the National Independence at the base of the Fifth Naval Region, and commemorated Mexican Navy Day. After the event, there was a breakfast at the Naval Club for the special guests.  
         It it noted that each year the Navy of Mexico commemorates that the Independence of Mexico was consolidated at sea, on November 23, 1825, thanks to the courage and vision of frigate captiain Pedro Sainz de Baranda y Borreyro and his crew.

Concerns about vandalism of public structures 

Vandalizan infraestructura pública

There are concerns about graffiti being painted on public structures by vandals, which seems to be increasing, and residents are requesting more police presence and patrols. 

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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

Saturday, Nov. 17 The second annual Biker Fest begins at noon on the runway & events include a tour around the island, contests, demonstrations, and other activities. They will have activities on Playa Centro on Sunday. It is sponsored by"Club Evolution FZ Isla Mujeres" in celebration of the club's sixth anniversary, and they expect motorcyclists from all over Mexico to attend. 
Saturday on the runway
Noon: Registration
1p: Get Together
2p: Inauguration of the Event
3p: Quarter Mile
4p: Procession around the isle & official photo
5p: Final Quarter Mile
6p: Stunt Biker, PDC.
7p: Contests & Surprises
7:30: Comedy Show
9p: Rock band
10:30: Rap w. Lil Chanek & Royal
11:30: Fire Show El Dragon H
12a DJ music

Sunday at Playa Centro (aka the Posada Beach)
10a Meet at the beach
10:30: Stunt Biker PDC Show
11a: Rap
12p: Contests & Surprises
1p DJ music
Food & drinks for sale
Kit Sales: $170 in advance $190 day of event
Celebrating the sixth anniversary of "Club EVOLUCIÓN FZ ISLA MUJERES"

Sunday, Nov. 18 Town Square 8p Noches Magicas The Senior Citizen's choir will be accompanied by Jose Concepcion Najera, and singer Ernesto Rodriguez will also perform, as well as a dance troupe from the Academy Baile TuTu.
 Monday, Nov. 19 Observance (day off) for Revolution Day

Tuesday, Nov. 20 Revolution Day. Parade on Rueda Medina, starting in front of the Naval base at 8a.

 Saturday, Nov. 24  The Plogging Crew will be meeting at the malecon overlooking the Caribbean Sea to clean up that area of coast this morning at 8a.

Sunday, Nov. 25 Second Anniversary of Noches Magicas on the Town Square at 8p, with comedian Chiquilin Hooch and the dance troupe Dance Studio Latin Dancers

 Wednesday Nov. 28 The Patron Saint festivities will begin when Our Lady of Immaculate Conception is taken down from her niche, followed by a dance on the Town Square. There will also be a dance at the closing festivities on Sat. Dec. 8, after the procession returning her to the church. The night before, Las Mañanitas will be sung in her honor. In between, there will be religious ceremonies and celebrations at the ~two dozen guilds & groups that honor her, with the schedule TBA. The Confirmations will be performed on Dec. 5 by Monsignor Pedro Pablo Elizondo.

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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