2011 Archive


News articles from 2011.

This is Cozumel

Virgin's Disappearance Shocks Cozumel

Cozumel was shocked, this week, when it emerged that a famous statue of the Virgin Mary had disappeared from the bottom of the sea at Chankanaab Park.

Authorities think thieves dived down and hacksawed it from its base around 10am on Tuesday, said local media reports.

The figure, which is made of bronze-plated tin, has been in Cozumel for some 50 years and is an attraction for divers and snorkelers to the natural park.

 

Add a comment

This is Cozumel

10% Off Cozumel-Cancun Flights

 

Flying between Cozumel and Cancun offers amazing views and is a convenient way to get to and from the island, especially if you want to connect with another flight in Cancun.

What's more, our exclusive new offer gives you 10% off the airline's own fare!

Add a comment

This is Cozumel

Featured Property: Beach House Auction

There's no better opportunity for a great real estate deal than an absolute auction.

And, on August 13, one will be happening right here on the island, so this Cozumel beach home will be sold, regardless of price!

Add a comment

This is Cozumel

Mass Whale Shark Migration Near Cozumel

 

For the second year running, increased numbers of whale sharks are visiting the Yucatan coast not far from Cozumel.

These beautiful creatures, which are the world's largest fish, arrive every year on their annual migration, but locals say there have been more since the Gulf of Mexico oil spill in April 2010.

Add a comment

This is Cozumel

Cozumel To Harvest Wind

A new wind farm the size of almost 7,000 American football fields will be built in the south of Cozumel, announced Mexican president, Felipe Calderón, last Thursday.

The farm's turbines will generate some 60 megawatts, enough to power about 19 thousand homes, said the government's international investment agency, ProMexico.

 

Add a comment