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Junín

(ho͞onēn`), city (1991 pop. 70,138), Buenos Aires prov., E Argentina, on the Salado River. It is a busy commercial center for an agricultural and livestock area. There are important railroad repair shops. Its fishing industry has developed gradually. Junín began as a frontier fort (est. 1827) during the struggle against the Native Americans of Pampa.

Junín,

city (1993 pop. 16,183), W central Peru, in the Andes. In the vicinity on Aug. 6, 1824, Simón BolívarBolívar, Simón
, 1783–1830, South American revolutionary who led independence wars in the present nations of Venezuela, Colombia, Panama, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia.
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, aided by Antonio José de SucreSucre, Antonio José de
, 1795–1830, South American revolutionist, b. Cumaná, Venezuela. He joined (1811) the forces fighting for independence from Spain and rose to be the chief lieutenant of Simón Bolívar.
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, defeated the Spanish general José Canterac in the first important battle leading to Peruvian independence. The surrounding area is rich in mineral, hydroelectric, and agricultural resources.

Junín

 

a city in Argentina, in Buenos Aires Province. Population, 59,000 (1970). Junín has a railroad station. The city is the center of an agricultural region that produces grains and beef cattle. Industry includes food processing and the manufacture of ceramic ware and furniture.

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En el partido de Junin, la totalidad de los hijos que viven con sus padres y no trabajan en la unidad son solteros, porcentaje que se reduce al 68,2% si se considera a los hijos que trabajan en la explotacion agropecuaria (vivan o no en el hogar familiar).
signed a joint-venture agreement that will require a $20 billion investment to pump and refine heavy crude oil at the Junin 4 block of the Orinoco Belt.
CARACAS: The Junin 6 oilfield in Venezuela s Orinoco belt will produce about 400,000 barrels per day -- twice the previous estimates -- from 2012 in a joint venture with Russia, state oil company PDVSA said on Saturday.
Otras localidades citadas: Ancash, Cajamarca, Junin, Lima, La Libertad, Pasco, Puno.
Las muestras que se estudian estan localizadas en la Reserva Nacional de Junin ubicada en las provincias y regiones de Junin y Pasco, en la sierra central del Peru, entre los 10[grados]54" y 11[grados]08" Latitud Suzy los 76[grados]00" y 76[grados]15" Latitud Oeste a 4 081.
Gutkind, Catedra de Microbiologia, Facultad de Farmacia y Bioquimica, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Junin 954, 1113-Buenos Aires, Argentina; fax: +54 11 4 964 8274; e-mail: ggutkind@ffyb.
In addition to smallpox, SIGA has antiviral programs targeting other Category A pathogens, including arenaviruses (Lassa fever, Junin, Machupo, Guanarito, Sabia, and lymphocytic choriomeningitis), dengue virus, and the filoviruses (Ebola and Marburg).
Having formed JVs with Chinese, Russian, French and other IOCs for its 10 Junin blocks in Orinoco, PDVSA is to have such JVs for seven Carabobo blocks in that area.
Seroprevalence of Neospora caninum in Dairy Cattle in Four Districts of the Mantaro Valley in Junin, Peru
Production from the region is scheduled to rise rapidly over the next few years as major new investments in the Carabobo and Junin fields come online.
Golden Alliance Resources Corporation (TSX-V: GLL), a new company focused on gold, copper and silver exploration in Peru, has started a drilling programme on its 100 percent-owned 7,060ha Cocha Copper-Silver-Gold Project located in Junin Department, Peru.
A consortium of Russian firms and Venezuela's state-run PDVSA agreed to set up a venture to tap the Junin 6 oil field in the Orinoco oil belt, which Venezuela says has the world's largest hydrocarbon reserves.