Sunday, January 31, 2021

Isla Mujeres Daily News & Events Sunday, January 31

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 On 1/30, Isla Mujeres continued to report a total of 262 cases of C-19 with 23 deaths and now 212 are recovered. The state geoportal for 1/30 reports 9 active cases as: Downtown-1, Salina Grande-1, 23 de noviembre-4, Miraflores-2 and La Gloria-1. On the national map for 1/30, Isla Mujeres reports 194 suspicious and 162 negatives.

 The Little Yellow School House reports--Lunch with the children will now be Thai Food Fridays. Same great food prepared by the culinary arts students at the school. We are offering delivery service Fridays from 4:00 to 7:00 pm. This week we are offering traditional made-from-scratch Pad Thai with your choice of shrimp, chicken, or vegan. Also Thai Chili Chicken on rice. (this is a sweet, sour, spicy breaded deep-fried chicken) Delish! We have free delivery to the colonias and Punta Sur. English or Spanish is available on the order-phone. 998 239 9732  


 The Mayor reports they're paving 8082 square meters of the Caribbean coastal road, which includes crosswalks and speed bumps, as well as installation of signage. He says this work will surely improve the islanders' quality of life.

 From the City (Ayuntamiento de Isla Mujeres)

 Municipal police training in criminal investigation

      This training session was titled "The criminal investigation at the scene of the intervention" The municipal Chief of Police, Eduardo Fouilloux Bataller explained that these courses are provided by the
Fiscalía General del Estado (FGE) / State Attorney General's office for active personnel to strengthen their knowledge of police actions relating to intervention protocols. These courses are part of ongoing training for municipal police officers.

      The municipal Director of Crime Prevention, Flavio Carmona Valdivia, said that through theoretical and practical sessions, police personnel received updated information concerning their duties to protect evidence at the site, once an offense has been committed.  He said, "With these activities and this knowledge, the Police of Isla Mujeres will be able to perform their work better, always for the benefit of the island families, and at all times respecting the rights of the involved parties."



 Follow hygiene protocols

Federal assistance for seniors delivered house-to-house

In order to avoid potentially exposing vulnerable seniors to C-19, payments were delivered house-to-house for the federal pension program for seniors “Pensión para el Bienestar de los Adultos Mayores”. Municipal employees assisted the federal personnel, while following hygiene protocols, who delivered January-February payments to 191 seniors on the island and 84 in the Continental Zone, for a total of 275 beneficiaries of the program.

This payment has increased to 2700 pesos every two months, which is about $70usd monthly. Three years ago, it was 1160 pesos or $30/month   Citizens 68 and older can apply for this program, and in indigenous communities, those 65 and older.

 Keep your house clean and well-ventilated

Remember to wash your hands before putting on your face mask


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Fine dining a few steps away at Da Luisa or try the neighborhood eateries a couple blocks farther. We provide a list of links & direction to over 20 eateries within ten minutes walk, including Mango Cafe,  Mike's Pizza, Brisas, Rosa Sirena, Coco Jaguar, Manolitos, La Chatita, Green Verde, Kash Kechen Chuc, and the large department store-grocery Chedraui & the local craft brewery.  Visit marinas, bars, & beach clubs that are minutes away by bike or on foot. Attend Yoga classes a couple villas away at Casa Ixchel. Fresh juice, produce & tortillas a few blocks away in the village, as well as a variety of other stores.
Full moon rising over the Caribbean  


Full moon Jan 28 Thursday 6:40p

Jan 29 Friday at 7:41p

Jan 30 Saturday at 8:41p

Jan 31 Sunday at 9:40p

Feb 1 Monday at 10:39p

 Sunrise ~7:24

Sunset 6:21-6:37 (beginning vs end of month)


Public events have been suspended due to C-19. Holidays have featured online competitions and events. 

Jan. 6 Dia de los Tres Reyes/Three Kings Day

The Thor Heyerdahl traveling school-sailboat normally visits in late January-early February with about three dozen high school students on board. Under the tutelage of the experienced crew, the students learn to work together, sailing and navigating, as well as receiving their normal lessons. They sail from Germany to the Caribbean, but it's very possibly suspended this year. 

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

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