Ciego de Ávila

(redirected from Ciego de Avila)

Ciego de Ávila

(syā`gō dā ä`vēlä), city (1995 est. pop. 91,000), capital of Ciego de Ávila prov., central Cuba. An important processing center in a sugarcane region, it is also one of Cuba's leading producers of pineapples and oranges. Cattle raising is another major industry. The city has excellent road and rail communications. Ciego de Ávila was founded in the late 16th cent.

Ciego de Ávila

 

a city in Cuba, capital of the province of Ciego de Ávila. Located on the Central Highway and the Havana-Santiago de Cuba railroad line. Population, 60,900 (1970). Ciego de Ávila, the center of an agricultural region that grows tropical fruits, has enterprises for the production of foodstuffs and textiles. The city has a thermal electric power plant.

References in periodicals archive ?
Eduardo Gonzalez, pastor and community leader in Ciego de Avila explained simply: "Global Volunteers will help us bring about the necessary changes our nation craves.
Martinair, a Dutch charter carrier, will discontinue passenger services from the Netherlands to the Far East, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Ciego de Avila, Cuba from 1 April 2001 as part of a cost-reduction programme.
By the mid 1920s, they conducted regular services in a number of mill towns: Cespedes, Ciego de Avila, Florida, La Gloria, and Santa Cruz del Sur among others.
The opening of an air route between Lisbon and Jardines del Rey in Cuba confirms the sustained growth of that destination located north of Ciego de Avila and its consolidation as one of Cuba's main tourist enclaves, reports ACN (July 17, 2014).
Most of the rest go to Havana, Santiago de Cuba, Granma and Ciego de Avila.
At the end of April, Reyes was getting ready to board a train from her home in Havana to Ciego de Avila, about halfway across the island, where authorities transferred her husband to serve his sentence.
Fruit Passion was created in partnership with Traidcraft and the oranges used in the juice are sourced from growers in Ciego de Avila, a farming cooperative in Cuba.
Early yesterday, more than half of Cuba - from Pinar del Rio province in the west to Ciego de Avila - remained without power.
And when they arrived at Sol Cayo Guillermo apartments in the resort of Ciego de Avila, they found the lights didn't work and the bed was covered in blood.
The UK's first range of fairly traded pure juices, every purchase goes towards supporting growers in Ciego de Avila in Cuba and co-operatives in the Western Cape, South Africa.
At the service in Ciego de Avila a representative from the city council was present, as well as two persons from the "ideological" section of the provincial Communist Party.
Bill Stetson, second from right, instructs as he performs the first arthroscopic shoulder surgery in Ciego de Avila, Cuba, in 2004.