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Manzanillo,

city (1990 pop. 67,697), Colima state, SW Mexico. One of Mexico's chief Pacific ports, Manzanillo has a fine harbor and modern rail and highway connections with Mexico City. It handles many imports and ships out minerals, fruit, and lumber. Excellent beaches, a tropical climate, and resources for hunting and fishing have made Manzanillo a popular resort.

Manzanillo

(mänsänē`yō), city (1994 est. pop. 98,000), Granma prov., SE Cuba, a port on the Guacanayabo Gulf of the Caribbean Sea. A leading city on Cuba's southern coast, Manzanillo is a commercial center and the exportation point for the agricultural produce (sugarcane, rice, tobacco) of the Cauto plain. The city was founded in 1784 and was long a smuggling center involving British merchants from Jamaica. An attack by Great Britain on Manzanillo in 1792 destroyed numerous Spanish ships in the harbor and led to the fortification of the city.

Manzanillo

 

a city and port on the Pacific coast in Mexico, in the state of Colima. Population, 40,000 (1969). Manzanillo is a transportation and trade and distribution center, linked by railroad with Mexico City and Guadalajara. Manzanillo has a fishing industry and a fish-processing factory. Other industries include processing of agricultural raw materials, ship repairing, and sawmilling. Sugar and coffee are exported from Manzanillo.


Manzanillo

 

a city and port in southern Cuba, in Oriente Province. Population, 78,000 (1970). Manzanillo is a transportation junction. Shipbuilding (fishing boats) and salt-water fishing are leading industries, and there are sugar refineries, manufacturers of building materials, and a fish-processing plant. The city is the center of a large plantation region (sugar). Textile and leather and shoe industries are also in Manzanillo.

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Highways leading northwest from Manzanillo along the coast were closed and the beach towns of Cihuatlan, Melaque and Barra de Navidad were swamped with floodwaters, according to local Red Cross officials.
The first consists of approximately six km of 24-inch diameter pipeline capable of transporting 500 MMcf/d of natural gas from the Manzanillo LNG re-gasification terminal, scheduled for completion in September, to an existing CFE power plant in Manzanillo.
The units are also coded by letter to indicate the view of one or a combination of the following: the Pacific Ocean, Manzanillo Bay, the marina, the neighboring world-famous Las Hadas Golf Resort and Marina, the Puerto Las Hadas Casa Club, or the plaza.
In 2004, Manzanillo moved more than 830,000 TEUs and this year expects to increase that figure to 1 million, making it the No.
The Port of Manzanillo is undertaking an ambitious expansion project to position itself as the leading port in Latin America.
Rain pounded Manzanillo late on Thursday while people took last-minute measures ahead of Patricia, which quickly grew from a tropical storm into a Category 5 hurricane, leaving authorities scrambling to make people safe.
For the month of December, the company said the following routes opened: Guadalajara to Cancun by Interjet; Guadalajara-Puebla-Veracruz, by Aeromar; Guadalajara to Fort Lauderdale and Guadalajara to Reno, by Volaris; Puerto Vallarta to Seattle, Los Cabos to New York (JFK) and Manzanillo to Los Angeles by Delta; Puerto Vallarta to Quebec and Los Cabos to Edmonton, by Air Transat; as well as Manzanillo to Edmonton, Manzanillo to Vancouver and Manzanillo to Calgary by Sunwing.
Its center was about 235 miles south of Manzanillo.
2 city, Manzanillo, had 97,038 residents in 2002, the last available year for data.
MANZANILLO, Panama, Ramadan 13, 1434, Jul 22, 2013, SPA -- South Korea said earlier this year North Korea was smuggling weapons through the Panama Canal, a report said, before a weapons-laden ship from Cuba was found, UPI reported.
Panama said the North Korean cargo ship, the Chong Chon Gang, was sailing from Cuba, and was stopped near the port of Manzanillo on the Atlantic side of the canal.
Cosme is centered about 320 miles (515 kilometers) southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico, and is moving northwest at 14 mph (22 kph).