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Cozumel Funny Photo Competition

If you have a funny photo with a Cozumel twist, you could win 2 free all-inclusive beach passes in our new competition.

Whether it's a quirky snap you took on the island, a humorous image of you getting ready for your Cozumel vacation, or another silly pic that's somehow related to the island, enter it now for your chance to win!

 

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Local Competitors Delight Crowds In Cozumel Ironman

 

This year's Cozumel Ironman triathlon saw more than 15 local athletes take part, to the delight of the crowds lining the course.

The iron islanders finished the grueling circuit in style, with Jaime Mezo leading them home in a time of less than 12 hours.

A mix of Mexican and foreign nationality residents from Cozumel competed on November 28th, including Jaime Mezo, Mostro Puuk, Dailene Erickson, Martha Vazquez, Adolfo Castillo, Scott Wilson, Tony Anschutz and Eduardo Garcia.

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Breaking The Ice In Cozumel

 

Although cruise ships are a common sight, it's not often islanders get to see a polar icebreaker docked in Cozumel.

But last week, that's exactly what they saw, as the Greenpeace ship, Arctic Sunrise, welcomed locals and tourists aboard for an "open boat" at the downtown pier.

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Cozumel Awaits Thousands Of Pilgrims

Thousands of people are expected to join processions in Cozumel tomorrow, as they celebrate one of Mexico's largest religious events.

The pilgrims will be honoring Our Lady of Guadalupe, an icon of the Catholic Virgin Mary who is said to have appeared near Mexico City 479 years ago.

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Claim Tax Back On Cozumel Purchases

Overseas visitors to Cozumel can now more easily claim back sales tax on some purchases they make on the island.

Mexican tax refund company, Tax Back, has opened an office at Cozumel airport, this week, and can process refunds for passengers on all international departures.

 

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