Cozumel Mayor announced “curfew” over Covid-19

The municipal president of Cozumel Pedro Joaquín Delbouis assured that, with the entry of phase 2 of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, the decision was made to establish the curfew on the island in the coming days. “In the next few days a curfew will be established on the island; at first, citizens will be asked not to leave their homes after More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, February 27th, 2020
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Mexico authorizes Italian cruise ship to dock in Cozumel; ruled out case of Coronavirus

The Mexican port authorities backed down and authorized the berthing of a tourist cruise ship on the island of Cozumel, which was not allowed to stop in Jamaica or the Cayman Islands, after confirming that one More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
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Cruise not allowed to dock in Cozumel on suspicion of COVID-19

Two Caribbean ports denied access for fear of the coronavirusand now Cozumel is the third one. Mexican authorities denied permission to the MSC Meraviglia cruise ship to reach the Punta Langosta cruise terminal, More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
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Rejected by two ports on virus fears, cruise heads to Cozumel

A ship operated by MSC Cruises is sailing for Cozumel, Mexico, on Wednesday after authorities in two Caribbean ports effectively denied it disembarkation over coronavirus fears. On Tuesday, Jamaican More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, December 24th, 2019
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Carnival Glory sets sail after repairs from crashing into other cruise ship in Cozumel

Following some quick repairs to damage from the incident that took place on Friday 20th, when the “Glory” hit another Carnival ship in Cozumel, the cruise ship set sail from the Port of New Orleans Monday More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
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Unesco signs agreement to protect coral reefs in Cozumel

The organization notes that globally, 60% of these natural habitats face direct threats. COZUMEL(Times Media Mexico).- The UNESCO office in Mexico joins efforts to guide and enhance the conservation of the Mesoamerican More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, November 25th, 2019
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Brazilian Ironman participant dies in Cozumel

Brazilian Ironman participant, Paulo Pereyra, died during the swimming part pf the competition, after suffering a cardiac arrest in Cozumel on Sunday Nov.24. The accident happened Sunday during the swimming phase More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, October 25th, 2019
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28-year-old bartender goes solo in Cozumel to complete her diving certification

This is how much a 28 year old American tourist spent on her solo diving trip to Cozumel, Quintana Roo. Age: 28 Occupation: Freelancer copywriter and bartender Salary: Approx. $55,000 Hometown: Brooklyn, More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019
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Cozumel service providers protest coral reef closures

Nearly 500 Cozumel families will lose their only source of income. Tourism service providers have protested the decision to close some of the reefs around the island of Cozumel due to the presence of a disease that More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
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Coral bleaching disease triggers closure of access to Cozumel reefs

Some of the most popular reefs around the island of Cozumel will be closed to the public due to white band disease, which is killing the coral. The Natural Protected Areas Commission (Conanp) will restrict access More...