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Parque La Ceiba - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben
N 20° 37.681 W 087° 05.192
16Q E 490984 N 2280982
Quick Description: Parque La Ceiba was inaugurated on March 19, 2008 by Carlos Manuel Joaquin Gonzalez. The entrance of the park is at the corner of calle 1 Sur (1st Street South) and Diagonal 60 in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.
Location: Quintana Roo, Mexico
Date Posted: 3/9/2018 1:43:30 PM
Waymark Code: WMXWTK
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas
Views: 1

Long Description:
Parque La Ceiba is the first public, ecological and cultural park in Playa del Carmen. Since 2008, the year of its opening, it has been promoted as a space for learning, recreation, creation and artistic and cultural awareness for the community. The park annually receives approximately 24,000 visitors and performs various festivals and environmental and cultural meetings.

One of the main objectives is to be able to contribute to the improvement of the quality of life of the inhabitants of the area. Family integration and environmental education are encouraged, under a scheme of participation between different sectors of society (Government, Private Initiative and Civil Society). (visit link)

Carlos Manuel Joaquín González (born January 6, 1965) is a Mexican politician, governor of the state of Quintana Roo as of September 25, 2016. In 1999, he became an active member of the PRI. He was treasurer of Solidaridad, Quintana Roo (the municipality containing Playa del Carmen) from 2002 to 2005 and Municipal President from 2005 to 2008. From 2009 to 2012 he was Deputy of the LXI Legislature of the Congress of Mexico representing Quintana Roo.
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The plaque reads:

"Parque La Ceiba
El Corazon de Playa
Siendo Presidente
del H. Ayuntamiento de Solidaridad
el C. C.P. Carlos Manuel Joaquin Gonzalez
inauguro este espacio publico
para los habitantes y visitantes de Solidaridad.

Obra realizada por Flora, Fauna y Cultura de Mexico, A.C.,
con el apoyo del H. Ayuntamiento de Solidaridad
Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo 19 de Marzo de 2008"

Translation:

"La Ceiba Park
The heart of Playa
Being President
of the H. Ayuntamiento de Solidaridad
C. C.P. Carlos Manuel Joaquin Gonzalez
inaugurates this public space
for the inhabitants and visitors of Solidaridad.

Work done by Flora, Fauna and Culture of Mexico, A.C.,
with the support of the H. Ayuntamiento de Solidaridad
Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo March 19, 2008"
What was opened/inaugurated?: Parque La Ceiba

Who was that opened/inaugurated it?: Carlos Manuel Joaquin Gonzalez

Date of the opening/inauguration?: March 19, 2008

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