Ahuachapán

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Ahuachapán

(äwä chä pän`), city (1993 pop. 24,873), W El Salvador, near the Guatemalan border. It is the westernmost city in the country and is the center of an agricultural region producing primarily coffee. Ahuachapán is the site of a geothermal power plant and a hydroelectric station. There are thermal springs nearby.
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Ahuachapan, El Salvador, June 07, 2019 --(PR.com)-- Yesterday, on World Environment Day, the Legislative Assembly of El Salvador approved a pronouncement deeming that "forests are living entities." The pronouncement also states that each person must commit to caring for, preserving, and respecting forests and to promoting concrete actions that expand forests in El Salvador.
In his previous 20 years in power, he said, "I do not recall anyone submitting a memorandum saying that the situation in Central America was getting out of control and you'd better do something." (Besides, careers spent in places like London, Tokyo and Beijing sound more grand than Tegucigalpa, Ahuachapan or Quetzaltenango.)
Caption: A girl in Ahuachapan, El Salvador, dresses as the Virgin Mary during the Lantern Festival celebrating the eve of the nativity of the Virgin Mary Sept.
An ARENA mayor seeking re-election in San Francisco Menendez, in the western department of Ahuachapan, was involved in a shootout in 2010 that cost three people their lives.
In Jul 2010, eriophyid mites were observed infesting sugarcane on El Diamante farm, department of Ahuachapan (N 13[degrees] 46' 50.14" W 90[degrees] 05' 04.38", 11 m asl), in the western region of El Salvador, near the boundary with Guatemala (Fig.