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Services in the Area

Liz is still on calle 19 in Chicxulub for hair cuts and other special services.Carlos continues to offer his services for  pickup, delivery, shopping etc.  More to follow next month.On August 3, 2019, Mexico no longer requires (01, 045, 044) and goes to standard 10 digit numbers: 3 digit area code + 7 digit phone number. Life couldn’t be easier!I received the following search for work from Karin Lar in Chicxulub: Karina Lar,9999962543, likes to clean homes and has been doing so for the last 17years.  She comes highly recommended and has a reference from her clients. Single-use plastic bags, drinking straws and containers like those foam clamshells used for take-out meals and leftovers have all been formally prohibited in Yucatan. The state legislature handed the governor the bill after voting unanimously to pass it. An earlier measure did not include the food containers. The president of the legislative environmental commission, Harry Gerardo Rodríguez Botello Fierro, said that this provision is the most complete in Mexico. He pointed out that it establishes a gradual transition away from plastics and toward sustainable materials. Changes in Progreso/Chicxulub: you will be delighted to see some of the changes put in place by the current Mayor, Julian Zacharias Curi and his team.  International Malecon has beeen rehabilitated and is very much a family environment. The whale that found it’s way here a few years ago has been recovered and rehabilitated to become one of the major attractions by the ocean. In 2016 the remains of a huge whale more than 13 meters long was found stranded along the coast. It’s a fragile exhibit, with...

Housing Opportunities

It’s time to let you know availability here in paradise! This is a list of some places in the area to rent. Some are houses while others are condos. Addy : English speaking Alicia : Spanish-speaking. Number whats app 999 278 0839 or email are@multired.net.mx Recently remodelled in Cocomar Condominios C1 Also available in Piedra del Mar in Chicxulub Contact Alicia 3 bedroom condo on 4th...

Las Mujeres de Chicxulub and Home of the Food Bank

Wow lots  has been happening since the June newsletter and here is a summary of what and how.  Carmita has been working with the albaniles and folks in the community have ensured it keeps going. As I mentioned in June, even though we had the permisos we waited until it was decided we could be trusted. We would not dump it in the cienega! So there was lots of physical labour to get it cleaned up. Initially there was one albanil working on the bodega for the Food Bank. He finished this space by July and began on the rest of the place. The roof is going on now. As we progress I will be hoping for some donations in the way of windows, doors, paint, avid painters and ground workers. Please consider helping us out. I will have dimensions and types next...

Summer Activities

As noted throughout this newsletter, Carmita has been busy with the junior volunteers.  Prepping for the workshops has kept them hopping! A total of 35 kids participating and all enjoyed themselves as you can see from the photos. The themes were Empathy, Honesty Resposibility and Equality. Each workshop theme was the focus of activities to reinforce the talks. Then there was the handing out of school supplies to the children who required some. Don’t they look...

Summer Dispensa

The team led by Carmita with the junior volunteers, Don and Jody and Stephanie and Jim came together to ensure the families received their dispensas.  The team led by Carmita with the junior volunteers, Don and Jody and Stephanie and Jim came together to ensure the families received their dispensas.  All went smoothly and no disasters occurred that I have heard about! And now I am home and enjoying the beauty and warmth of the area. Jacob our youngest volunteerNear the end of the dispensaCarmita, our wonderful...