Chetumal

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Chetumal

(chāto͞o`mäl), city (1990 pop. 94,158), capital of Quintana Roo State, E. Mexico. Chetumal is a major import center and free port as well as an export point for the hardwoods of the region, including cedar and mahogany. The city is almost entirely modern, as it was destroyed by hurricane in 1955.
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Alex had sustained winds of 40 miles per hour (65 km per hour) and was located about 250 miles (400 km) east southeast of Chetumal, Mexico.
In the southern Yucatan town of Chetumal, Mexico, the rays of enlightenment shine on a medium-security prison.
By 4am today, Dean had sustained winds of 160mph and was centred about 150 miles east of Chetumal, Mexico, the US National Hurricane Centre said.
Highest contamination levels were found in the region at the mouth of the Rio Hondo River, not apparently from the sugar refinery region of Belize but from the industrial complex of Chetumal, Mexico.
As evening descended in Chetumal, Mexico, so did the mosquitoes.