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Akumal Ambulance Update

March 22, 2015 0
An Akumal ambulance update has just been sent out by Marieke Brown, who has been active in establishing the Red Cross ambulance presence in Akumal.  Her message and a letter from the Tulum Cruz Roja director follow: Hello Akumal! Here is the latest update from the Red Cross regarding the Akumal Ambulance activity over the [……]
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First Responders in Akumal

February 28, 2015 2
What can you do in case of a Medical Emergency? As we all know, our paradise can take a turn for the worse at any time— and always unexpectedly. So what do you do when there’s an emergency?  Who do you call?  Where are defibrillators located?  Who are the qualified first responders in [……]
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Blood Donation in Mexico

February 28, 2015 2
In the States and Canada the hospitals and health care systems have a pretty large supply of blood and donors to handle most emergencies for donors of multiple blood types. Blood donation is something that many people do regularly, which helps keep the blood stocks at reasonable levels. Here in our [……]
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Mayan Garden Club Tip of the Month

February 28, 2015 3
The February meeting of The Mayan Garden Club was held on the beautiful patio of Casa de los Gatos. Future activities were discussed, which include local beautification projects, tours of local nurseries and Botanical Gardens, and fundraisers to support club activities. A website, being designed with the help of YuCanTech, will [……]
Nature and Critters

Sea Turtle Virus

February 20, 2015 1
Latest signage to appear in Akumal Centro and erected by Centro Ecological de Akumal (CEA) concerns the appearance of the FP tumors on area sea turtles . This sea turtle virus, Fibropapillomatosis  (FP), causes tumors to grow on flippers, faces, and other soft areas of sea turtles, especially the Green Sea [……]
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Valentines Day Fundraiser – a SWEET Event

February 20, 2015 1
The Valentines Day fundraiser to benefit the Akumal elementary school was held at LolHa Restaurant.  The romantic mood was enhanced not only by the beautiful décor, but the dreamy voice of Eleanor Dubinsky and her combo from NYC had all the love birds in the house enjoying every minute of [……]
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More Local Produce Info

February 20, 2015 1
Here’s more local produce info.  Another market to check out is down the road in Chemuyil. Florentina has operated this wonderful produce stand for 22 years. She and her daughter sell produce not only from their own garden but from fields south all the way to Chetumal. Trucks usually arrive [……]
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New CEA Director Appointed

February 16, 2015 1
    Hector A. Lizarraga-Cubedo has been appointed as the new CEA Director.   He comes with a long list of experience via his participation on local, state and national committees for environmental issues that focused on marine and fisheries, natural protected areas, biodiversity, coastal management, hydrological processes and environmental education.   For [……]