2007 Archive

Archive of news from the year 2007.

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Historical Island Figure Remembered

Floral offering for Juan Bautista Vega
  Historic Mayan island leader, Nojoch Juan Bautista Vega, was remembered at a special event attended by the Mayor and other important dignatories last Friday.

Bautista, born in Cozumel in 1884, was taken prisoner by the local Maya but later helped lead them in their fight for liberty.
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Aspiring Carnival Kings and Queens

Carnival in Cozumel
Cozumel Carnival Queen candidates.
  The razzmatazz for Cozumel Carnival 2008 started last Friday, when the aspiring Carnival Kings and Queens where presented at the island's Moby Dick hall.

The 6 candidates were selected by the Carnival committee as outstanding participants from previous Mardi Gras celebrations.
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Cozumel Marks Continent's Historic Day

Cozumel islanders marked the anniversary of the European discovery of the Americas last Friday.

Called the Día de la Raza, or 'Day of Race', in Mexico, the holiday is commemorated by millions across Latin America and Spain.

Cristóbal Colón, better known in English as Christopher Columbus, landed on the island of Guanahani on October 12, 1492 - the date that is now remembered.
Cozumel Día de la Raza
Mexican traditions at the cruise conference.
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Reggaeton Rocks Cozumel

Daddy Yankee in Mexico
Daddy Yankee rocking Cozumel.
  Daddy Yankee's reggaeton rocked Cozumel's baseball stadium on Tuesday night.

The Double MTV Latin America Award nominee thrilled a crowd of 5,500 with his special brand of urban music.
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Passenger Increase At Cozumel Airport

Cozumel airport
More people arriving to airport.
  ASUR, the authority that runs Cozumel Airport, said on Wednesday that there was a 19.9 per cent increase in passengers through the island's airport in the 3 months ending on September 30, 2007, compared with the same period in 2006.
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