Nuevo Laredo


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Nuevo Laredo

(nwā`vō lärā`thō), city (1990 pop. 218,413), Tamaulipas state, NE Mexico, across the Rio Grande from LaredoLaredo
, city (1990 pop. 122,899), seat of Webb co., S Tex., on the Rio Grande; founded 1755, inc. 1852. It is a port of entry on the U.S.-Mexican border, with a thriving export-import trade and a tourist industry. During the late 20th cent.
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, Tex. Linked with the United States by automobile and railroad bridges, Nuevo Laredo is the northern terminus of the national railroad and the Inter-American HighwayInter-American Highway,
c.3,400 mi (5,470 km) long, section of the Pan-American Highway system from Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, to Panama City, Panama. Much of the highway prior to 1941 had been built by the countries concerned, but wartime necessity led the United States to
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, as well as the chief point of entry for U.S. tourists driving to Mexico. It is also a center of international trade and the distribution point for an agricultural (mainly cotton) and livestock-raising area. Nuevo Laredo has been one of the many Mexican cities affected by an influx of foreign capital, primarily due to the establishment of foreign-owned industrial plants, known as maquiladorasmaquiladoras
, Mexican assembly plants that manufacture finished goods for export to the United States. The maquiladoras are generally owned by non-Mexican corporations.
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. Founded in 1755, the city was part of Laredo until the end of the Mexican War in 1848. Nuevo Laredo played a role in the Mexican revolution of 1910 and was burned extensively in 1914.

Nuevo Laredo

 

a city in Mexico, in Tamaulipas State, on the right bank of the Rio Grande, directly opposite the US city of Laredo. Population, 151,000 (1970). Nuevo Laredo is the starting point for the Pan-American Highway. It is a commercial center, and its chief industry is the processing of crops, chiefly cotton, grown in the surrounding irrigated farming region. Other industries include textiles, food-processing, and metalworking.

Nuevo Laredo

a city and port of entry in NE Mexico, in Tamaulipas state on the Rio Grande opposite Laredo, Texas: oil industries. Pop.: 353 000 (2005 est.)
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US Congressman Henry Cuellar of Texas, CBP deputy executive assistant John Wagner, Mexican SAT assistant commissioner Gerardo Suarez Hasbach, Laredo Mayor Pete Saenz, and Nuevo Laredo bilateral affairs coordinator Edgar Parra and sixth councilman of the municipal council Gerardo Pena joined Ottensmeyer at the dedication.
Como presidente del Comite de Derechos Humanos de Nuevo Laredo (CDHNL), unica organizacion de su tipo activa en la ciudad fronteriza, Ramos Vazquez esta en riesgo permanente desde 2011 por atreverse a representar a victimas de violaciones graves a derechos humanos cometidas por miembros de las Fuerzas Armadas, y se considera a si mismo como un ejemplo de lo que puede ocurrir con otros defensores en caso de que se concrete la Ley de Seguridad Interior, que pretende dar poder a las fuerzas federales para asumir tareas de seguridad publica.
Some council members work for the Nuevo Laredo city government, while others are pursuing advanced college degrees or work as teachers, factory workers, psychologists or in other careers.
Poliducto Frontera Pipeline, originating at the International Border Crossing (Mexico), delivering to Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas.
Another 14 were decapitated as the vicious rivalry between the Sinaloa and Gulf cartels raged into all-out war in the border city of Nuevo Laredo in 2012.
At the time of the accident, the group was returning to Monterrey after performing successfully in Nuevo Laredo Friday night.
When her father, Tommy (Will Patton), visiting from Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, swings by, laughing like a hyena and splashing booze, he gives the movie a jolt.
It eventually made its way to Nuevo Laredo, where logisticians and others transported the product north.
Nine of the dead were found hanging from a bridge in the northern border city of Nuevo Laredo, a killing spree authorities blamed on drug gang violence.
She was found decapitated in the city of Nuevo Laredo on September 24 (decapitation having become the method of choice for murders intended to terrorize).
Nuevo Laredo en Tamaulipas y Laredo en Texas son ciudades gemelas por obra y gracia del Tratado de Guadalupe-Hidalgo, que en febrero de 1848
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