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Today the total reported number of C-19 cases for Isla Mujeres remained at 226 with 20 deaths and 190 recovered. On the national map for 12/7 the municipality reports 155 suspicious and 125 negative. For 12/7, the state geoportal reports 1 active case in colonia El Canotal.
In conjunction with the Human Rights Commission, the municipal government held an online workshop "New Masculinity" with the goal of generating environments of equality and non-discrimination with respect for human rights. These types of classes are taught in an ongoing basis to municipal employees, including police personnel.
Tania Galera Gomez, director of government in the municipality, explained that in recent days they started a series of workshops that seek to eradicate stereotypes that generate inequalities, bad practices, and violations of human rights, generating better citizen care by civil service officials, in the various municipal departments.
The City reports a work meeting was held between the Mayor, the Harbor Master, Arturo Martinez Martinez and the Migration Institute delegate Yadira de los Santos Robledo because it is essential to maintain communication and coordination between them to establish correct protocols and maintain migrant control at all times. It is essential to ensure the rights of Mexicans and foreigners in the municipality, as well as having inter-institutional cooperation to control the stay of migrants in Isla Mujeres and to seek coordinated work to comply with established protocols.
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Take your trash out in accordance with the collection schedule. Working together to keep our Pueblo Magico clean and to move forward and remain a Green Island.
The municipal government commemorated International Volunteer Day with a cleanup around Salina Grande lake by personnel with various departments and volunteers from the private sector.
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Full moon Nov 30 Monday 6:28p
Dec 1-Tuesday at 7:15p
Dec 2 Wednesday at 8:06p
Dec 3 Thursday at 9:01p
Dec 4 Friday at 9:58p
Sunrise 7:08-7:24 (beginning vs end of month)
Public events have been suspended due to C-19. Holidays have featured online competitions and events.
usual Patron Saint festivities from late November until her Día de la
Inmaculada Concepcion on December 8th are suspended, but the priest will
celebrate a Mass with a holy rosary each day for each of the groups and
organizations, according to a schedule.
Saturday, Dec. 12 Dia de Guadalupe, Patron Saint of Mexico
Dec 13-14 Peaking of the Geminid meteor shower--This is one of the two
best showers of the year (the other is August Perseids). The sky will be
dark all night (new moon) & the largest numbers will be visible
around 2a (when the radiant point is highest in the sky). But you should
see them from mid evening until dawn, weather permitting. There should
be a 'smattering' of meters the nights before & after, and it builds
to a peak the week before. This shower features meteors that tend to be
bold, white and quick, with up to 50-150 per hour when peaking in
optimal conditions, like this year's moonless sky. On Dec. 11,12,13, the
slender lunar crescent and planet Venus will rise in the eastern sky at
or near dawn.
Posadas Navidenas Dec 16-24 will presumably be suspended along with the two decorated Caravans.
Monday, Dec. 21-Solstice
Tuesday, Dec 22-Dark predawn hours-Ursid Meteors (active Dec 17-26, much less than Geminids)
Thursday, Dec. 24 Noche Buena--Many families celebrate, so some businesses may close early and the last ferry crossing could be suspended, as well as the first one on Christmas morning.
Friday, Dec 25- Christmas
Dec 27-Jan 10-Quadrantid meteors, which will peak Jan 2-3, but the moon will interfere.
Monday, Dec 28-Dia de los Santos Innocentes--Similar to "April Fool's Day"
Thursday, Dec 31-New Year's Eve events will presumably be digital & public events suspended.
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 (animation)
LINK to a private weather station on Isla Mujeres