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city (1994 est. pop. 63,000), N central Cuba, Matanzas prov., a port on Cárdenas Bay. It processes and exports sugar and sisal and has industries producing tobacco, beer, and soap. A fishing fleet is based at Cárdenas, which is also an important commercial center. The city was founded in 1828 as a shipping point for the sugar industry of the surrounding area.



a city and port on the northern coast of Cuba, inMantanzas Province. Population, 55, 200 (1970). Its industryincludes sugar refining and food processing. There is also a ship-yard. Sugar and henequen (fiber made from the leaves of theagave plant) are exported. The city is a fishing center; sea salt isextracted commercially east of Cárdenas.

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The national Broadcasting and Cable magazine named Cardenas its 2011 "Local TV Executive of the Year.
I know there are many questions on what we are proposing," she told the panel, which is chaired by Cardenas.
Cardenas has over 25 years of experience on relevant positions in companies in Mexico and Latin America.
Over the last four years, Cardenas worked as a consultant with CU Lending Advice.
In 1989, Cardenas founded the Democratic Revolution Party, known as the PRD.
present 12 essays exploring the impact of populist politics on Mexican society by focusing on comparing the presidencies of Lazaro Cardenas (1934-1940) and Luis Echeverria (1970-1976), touching on a range of diverse topics while doing so, including interacademic relations between Mexico and the United States, the environmental policies of Cardenas, counterinsurgency and war in Guerrero during Echeverria's presidency, populism and indigenous mobilization under Echeverria, policing and populism under Cardenas and Echeverria, workers and organized labor during the two presidencies, and the efforts of Echeverria to co-opt the populist memory of Cardenas following the latter's death in 1970 and the subsequent state-organized funeral.
Born in Guadalajara, Mexico, October 2, 1923, he was the son of the late Juan and Berta Lara Cardenas.
At its heyday in the mid-1950s, Cardenas served as the shipping port for 20 sugar mills in eastern Matanzas province, handling over 400,000 tons of sugar annually.
Cardenas has challenged that proposal, saying it would consolidate power with the mayor and diminish council and public oversight.
Alleged gang member Cardenas, 24, is charged with resisting arrest in LA.
Though the record is mixed, the revolutionary State often aided their struggles positively, and an important watershed was that of the Cardenas period mentioned above.
Purchasing properties in the Caribbean could be a good hedge against a domestic market that is slowing down," said Cardenas.