Eyes In Mexico - Marguerite Kirk

New Business – Eyes in Mexico

August 21, 2014 0
It is said that the best businesses are started to fulfill a need, and Marguerite Kirk has found one. Her new business, Eyes in Mexico, was started to help those who want to build in Mexico but are not here full time to monitor the process. As some of us know, [……]
Birthdays and Anniversaries

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August 3, 2014 0

New Businesses in Akumal

July 31, 2014 0
We’re lucky to add two new businesses in Akumal.   The list keeps growing! Spanish Classes Felipe Aguilar is a graduate and former faculty member of the University of Campeche.  He has taught Spanish for over 17 years.  He offers Spanish classes at the basic, intermediate and advanced levels for adults and [……]

US-Mexico Ferry Update

July 31, 2014 0
              In case you missed the mailing about the US-Mexico ferry, here’s what we know as of  29 July 2014 about the project’s status: One very large remaining question is the US port and Yucatan port.  United Caribbean is still in negotiations with the [……]

Dancers in North Akumal!

July 30, 2014 0
  This season we have dancers in North Akumal!  La Buena Vida has been host to a traditional dance group called Mictlan-teotl.  The young people come from D.F. and Mexico state.  They also appear in Playa del Carmen beginning at 5:00 each evening.                     [……]
Comings and Goings

Comings and Goings – July

July 30, 2014 0
George and Josie Pritchard Paula, Neil and Katie Humphrys Hugh Maynard  (missed in June) Kevin and Carol Milan Phil Growick John and Linda Novak  are finally back Randy and Susan Stacey and Brian Doug and Susan   If we missed you let us know!

Happy Birthday – Latino Style

July 29, 2014 0
It’s been suggested that we AkumalNowians need to learn the traditional Mexican Happy Birthday song. Las Mañanitas is not only sung to celebrate birthdays and saint’s days here in Mexico, but it’s also popular in other Latino countries. In Columbia they sing it at quinceañera parties. Because it is traditional, [……]
Nature and Critters

Coatis in Akumal

July 25, 2014 0
Coatis are in the raccoon family and they are indigenous to the southwest U.S., Mexico, Central and South America. They are sometimes called “coatimundis” but their official name is coati in both Spanish and English. Around here locals refer to this animal as a “tejón,” which is actually a badger, [……]