2007 Archive

Archive of news from the year 2007.

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Ready For Hurricane Dean

Hurricane Dean
Hurricane Dean satellite photo (NOAA).

Islanders are spending the weekend making preparations for Hurricane Dean.

The category 4 storm is currently near Jamaica in the Caribbean and will probably arrive to the Mexican coast on Monday night.

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Storm May Pass To The South

The eye of Hurricane Dean may pass about 130 miles (210 km) to the south of Cozumel, according to an update at 10am Cozumel time from the National Hurricane Center in the United States.

The Center predicted the storm would make landfall on the Mexican coast in the early hours of Tuesday morning.
Hurricane Dean in Mexico
Predicted path (NOAA).
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Dean Has Minimal Effects

Cozumel after Hurricane Dean
Cozumel seafront this morning:
wet but undamaged.

Hurricane Dean passed by about 130 miles (210 km) to the south of Cozumel last night, bringing rain and wind to the island but with minimal effects.

Locals in Cozumel estimate that wind speeds were not much higher than 60 miles per hour (100kmh).

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Our Thanks And Thoughts

This is Cozumel would like to say a big thanks to the thousands of visitors to our website over the last few days.

Thank you also for the many wishes of good luck we received while waiting to see which way Hurricane Dean would go.
Cozumel after Dean
The Melia Hotel yesterday.
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Cozumel Calender Raises Money For Cancer

Cozumel calendar
Cheerleaders posing in Cozumel.
  The launch of the Denver Bronco's 2008 calendar raised more than $15,000 for curing breast cancer, said Teresa Shear, director of the US football team's cheerleaders last week.

The cheerleaders' calendar photos were shot in Cozumel earlier in the year.
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