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Sinaloa

(sēnälō`ä), state (1990 pop. 2,204,054), 22,582 sq mi (58,487 sq km), W Mexico, on the Gulf of California and the Pacific Ocean. Culiacán is the capital. A long, narrow territory lying between the ocean and mountain spurs of the Sierra Madre Occidental, Sinaloa has low, hot, humid plains and numerous marshes. The varying elevation, many rivers, and fertile valleys contribute to the variety of crops grown, including grains, tomatoes, cotton, sugarcane, and rice. The state's industry is mostly related to the processing of agricultural products. Fishing and livestock breeding are economically important. Sinaloa lies in a rich mining region where gold, silver, zinc, and copper are mined. Its forest products—fine woods and rubber—are not widely exploited. The state has numerous mineral springs. Sinaloa's coast has many sheltered harbors, but only MazatlánMazatlán
, city (1990 pop. 262,705), Sinaloa state, W Mexico, on the Pacific coast. One of the largest commercial and industrial centers of W Mexico, Mazatlán is one of Mexico's major Pacific seaports.
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 is a major port. In the early 21st cent. illegal drug trafficking also became a significant component of the state's economy. Sinaloa was joined with Sonora during the Spanish period; it became a separate state in 1830.

Sinaloa

 

a state in Mexico, on the central portion of Mexico’s Pacific coast. Area, 58,100 sq km. Population, 1.53 million (1974). The capital is Culiacán. The state grows 7 percent of Mexico’s produce (1970). The principal crops raised are cotton, rice, tomatoes, sugarcane, and soybeans. Subtropical fruits are grown in the south, and early vegetables are exported to the USA. Sinaloa also has food, sugar-processing, and cotton-ginning industries. [23–1212–]

Sinaloa

a state of W Mexico. Capital: Culiacán. Pop.: 2 534 835 (2000). Area: 58 092 sq. km (22 425 sq. miles)
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Las disputas por el control de zonas de trafico y produccion de drogas entre las facciones de mando del Cartel de Sinaloa luego de la captura de Joaquin (El Chapo) Guzman Loera le han permitido al CJNG aduenarse de algunas plazas como Chihuahua", indica un documento confidencial elaborado por tres agencias federales estadunidenses apostadas en esta zona fronteriza.
El autor del libro Huerfanos del narco asevera que la principal consecuencia de este hecho sera un alza desmedida de la violencia, sobre todo en cuanto a homicidios, desapariciones, levantones, como le dicen en las regiones, donde el cartel de Sinaloa y el Jalisco Nueva Generacion tienen presencia, "asi como es sagrado atacar a un familiar de un narco para la gente de Sinaloa, pues ellos van a ir tras los familiares de la gente que los tienen".
In the same interview, Cervantes said that the relative upstart Jalisco New Generation Cartel is now Mexico's largest criminal organisation, eclipsing the country's more familiar criminal syndicates like Sinaloa or the Zetas.
Ortiz was arrested in El Chapo's hometown of Badiraguato in Sinaloa.
OFAC is designating Eliseo Imperial Castro for materially assisting, supporting, providing services to, and/or acting for or on behalf of his uncle, Ismael Zambada Garcia, and/or the Sinaloa Cartel.
Frequency and clinical epidemiology of Canine Monocityc Ehrlichiosis in Dogs infested with ticks from Sinaloa, Mexico.
Horacio was an alleged member of the Sinaloa drug cartel.
Los organismos se transportaron al Laboratorio de Malacologia del Departamento de Acuacultura (IPN-CIIDIR, Sinaloa, Mexico) en una hielera de plastico con agua del mismo sitio de recolecta.
Shortly after his arrest, the Sinaloa cartel leader's lawyers filed an injunction in a federal appeals court to prevent the Mexican government from immediately sending Guzman Loera to stand trial in the US.
A fines del siglo XIX, la vision que observamos de la poblacion extranjera de Mazatlan y del estado de Sinaloa es mas completa y la podemos analizar sustentados en el censo de poblacion de 1895, desde su numero, nombre, origen, distribucion y el tipo de actividad a la que se dedicaban.
arcuatus accounts for 5% of crab catches in Sonora and 20%-30% in Sinaloa.
If we are going to amend the law, maybe it is not only the Sinaloa drug cartel which will be busted," said Poe.