Releasing baby turtles a “dream job” in Isla Mujeres

At Isla Mujeres there are many unusual careers not available in any other country in the world, like picking coconuts. Thunk! Nervous giggles follow the sound of a large ripe coconut slamming into the soft sand of Playa Norte. Two workers are harvesting coconuts from the palm trees on the public beaches, clearing away the potential hazards before More...

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By Alex On Thursday, July 13th, 2017
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Totally innovative tourism concept to be developed in continental Isla Mujeres

CANCÚN, Q. Roo – The state of Quintana Roo is going to launch a touristic campaign for its newest international destination that is currently under construction in the mainland area of the Isla Mujeres’ municipality, More...

By Alex On Thursday, June 8th, 2017
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Did Borge pocket one billion pesos for Quintana Roo water concessions?

Another crime could be added to the charge sheet of former governor Roberto Borge Angulo after authorities in Quintana Roo uncovered a payment of more than 1 billion pesos (nearly $55 million USD) that is suspected More...

By Alex On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Cancun conference shines spotlight on Mexico’s progress in dealing with disasters

Menaced by volcanoes, earthquakes and hurricanes, Mexico has made strides in forming a national plan to reduce those and other risks, but business and communities must be involved to make the country more robust More...

By Alex On Thursday, May 4th, 2017
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Argentine tourist allegedly humiliated by Immigration agents in Cancun

CANCUN — Staff of the National Institute of Migration (INM) attached to the International Airport of Cancun (AIC) will be denounced before the National Commission of Human Rights for alleged mistreatment and More...

By Alex On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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Cancun underwater museum attracts visitors, and a few detractors

An increase in visitors, combined with years of powerful storms, has damaged coral reefs in a protected marine park off the coast of Cancun, Mexico. The damage was enough for the local diving community and protected More...

By Alex On Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
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Playa Norte of Isla Mujeres voted one of the best in the world: TripAdvisor

Playa Norte, located on Isla Mujeres, is one of the ten best beaches in the world, according to TripAdvisor’s 2017 Travelers Choice. It is one of the widest beaches in Mexico, as it is up to about 100 meters More...

By Alex On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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Isla Mujeres cited in list of most colorful Mexican cities

Travel Pulse collaborator and a veteran travel writer, Art Kramer recently published an interesting list of the most coloful towns of México, which includes Isla Mujeres, Izamal and Campeche in the Yucatan Peninsula. More...

By Alex On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
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Isla Mujeres commemorates 500 years of history

ISLA MUJERES.- Five hundred years after the first sighting of Isla Mujeres and the fusion between two cultures, municipal authorities headed by the municipal president, Juan Carrillo Soberanis, carried out the commemoration More...

By Alex On Saturday, March 4th, 2017
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2017 Carnival of Isla Mujeres: one of the best in years, according to citizens and authorities

(Isla Mujeres, Quintana Roo, February 28, 2017) .- The good organization and great participation of people in the parades, troupes and other activities that were carried out in the municipal esplanade on the occasion More...