2009 Archive


Cozumel news stories from 2009.

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Day Of The Dead In Cozumel

Cozumel Day of the Dead
Skull art at Discover Mexico
  Cozumel islanders are getting ready to celebrate El Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, along with the rest of Mexico.

The event, on November 1-2, remembers and celebrates the lives of ancestors and other deceased members of the family.
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Enterprises In Paradise

The latest in our series about successful island businesses run by non-Mexicans.

This article looks at beauty and hairstyling at Cozumel's Island Spa, recently taken over by its new owner, Carole Crespin.

The Island Spa in Cozumel was established 7 years ago and already had a solid reputation and client base. So, when US licensed hair designer, Carole Crespin, heard it was up for sale, she bought it. At a snip.

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Cozumel Ferry Prices Could Fall

Prices for the ferry to Cozumel from Playa del Carmen could be reduced in the future, as a result of a new investigation into competition between transport providers, announced last Friday.

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Sound Of "Ranch Jazz" In Cozumel

The sound of "ranch jazz" will fill the island's Moby Dick Center next Friday night, when world-famous Mexican singer, Lila Downs, takes the stage.

Lila's original musical style defies definition, but has been described as a mix of Mexican ranch music, jazz, folk, latin and world beats.

The "Black Magic Women" tour sees Lila performing in New York on Tuesday, before jetting back for what's sure to be a warm island welcome in Cozumel at the end of the week.

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Enterprises In Paradise

The latest in our series about successful island businesses run by non-Mexicans.

This article looks at Cozumel's Equestrian Center, managed by German horse-trainer, linguist and nurse, Andrea Borchert.

Update: in 2011 Andrea moved to new premises at Equinos at the Hacienda Azcorra Cozumel equestrian center.

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