Salina Cruz


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Salina Cruz

 

a city on the southern Pacific coast of Mexico, in the state of Oaxaca. Population, 11,000 (1965). Salina Cruz is an important transportation center. Oil pipelines connect it with the mining regions on the Gulf of Mexico. There is also a food distribution network between the city and these regions. Salina Cruz is a port (freight turnover of 2.4 million tons in 1973) for the export of petroleum products, supplying the northwestern regions of Mexico. There is commercial fishing.

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Baldly as he had stated it, in his eyes was a rich vision of that hot, starry night at Salina Cruz, the white strip of beach, the lights of the sugar steamers in the harbor, the voices of the drunken sailors in the distance, the jostling stevedores, the flaming passion in the Mexican's face, the glint of the beast-eyes in the starlight, the sting of the steel in his neck, and the rush of blood, the crowd and the cries, the two bodies, his and the Mexican's, locked together, rolling over and over and tearing up the sand, and from away off somewhere the mellow tinkling of a guitar.
Scope of work: To develop a 517 MW cogeneration power plant in Mexico, located close to Salina Cruz (Oaxaca) at the Antonio DovalE[degrees] Jaime refinery owned by Pemex RefinaciEn, a subsidiary of the state-owned Pemex.
Due to large waves whipped up by the storm shipping was halted in the ports of Salina Cruz, Huatulco, Puerto Angel and Puerto Escondido, officials said.
The storm is located about 335 miles (540 kilometers) south-southeast of Salina Cruz, Mexico, and is heading northwest around 9 mph (15 kph).
El trabajo de campo estuvo a cargo del personal tecnico del Instituto Nacional de la Pesca adscrito al Centro Regional de Investigacion Pesquera de Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico.
Entusiasmado, el presidente mexicano Porfirio Diaz ordeno que la obra se construyera, pero tras 27 anos de planeacion y edificacion --a cargo de una compania inglesa-- solo se tendio una via que conectaba los flamantes puertos de Salina Cruz y Coatzacoalcos.
Las inversiones en la refineria de Salina Cruz, los parques eolicos y las minas, lejos de generar desarrollo provocaron una profunda desigualdad.
In the initial stage of the project, they will invest US $200 million for the section from the terminal Pajaritos, in Veracruz, to Salina Cruz, in Oaxaca.
As an alternative to building a new facility, PEMEX could also consider a large-scale expansion of its existing refinery at Salina Cruz in Oaxaca state.
Desde 1992, en Manzanillo, Isla Socorro y Cabo San Lucas, hay estaciones oceanograficas del Sistema de Alerta de Tsunamis del Pacifico y estan por instalarse otras 3, en Ensenada, Salina Cruz y la lejana Isla Guadalupe, para cubrir por completo el litoral del Pacifico.
Los gobiernos federal y estatal justificaron el despliegue de la Policia Federal, Gendarmeria y Fuerzas Estatales en el Istmo de Tehuantepec con el argumento de que buscan que se normalice la operacion de la refineria Antonio Dovali Jaime, en Salina Cruz.