2005 Archive


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18 Cruise Ships Next Week


18 cruise ships will bring some 40 thousand tourists to Cozumel next week, says Por Esto! newspaper today. It is hoped that they will spend as much as 3 million US dollars, but the paper points out this will only really benefit the biggest businesses on the island.
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Reef Recovering "Like Clockwork"


Some of Cozumel's precious reefs were badly damaged by Hurricane Wilma, but the natural recovery pattern is going "like clockwork", said Robert Cudney Bueno, Director of the island's Marine Park in an interview with thisiscozumel.com this week.
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Cozumel Celebrates


The people of Cozumel celebrated their recovery and greeted returning cruise ship passengers yesterday. There were smiles on the faces of locals and visitors alike, as they enjoyed mariachi bands, children's folkloric dancing, historic Mayan dancing displays and Caribbean music.
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Beach Club Report


The beach clubs on Cozumel's west coast received a beating from Hurricane Wilma, but many have already performed miraculous clean-ups and will be open tomorrow.
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Final Touches


The final repairs are being made over the weekend to have the seafront and downtown areas ready for the first two cruise ships to return tomorrow, writes Por Esto! newspaper. Roads are being cleaned, gardens tidied and street lighting reinstalled and switched on.
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