Coamo

Coamo

(kwä`mō), town and municipality (1990 pop. 33,837), S central Puerto Rico, on the Coamo River. It is the trade center of a sugar and tobacco region. Manufactures include aircraft equipment, machines, and clothing. The town was founded in the 16th cent.
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia™ Copyright © 2013, Columbia University Press. Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. www.cc.columbia.edu/cu/cup/
References in periodicals archive ?
Across the Island there were other places of leisure and privilege, "pleasure havens" like Banos de Coamo, Hotel Frances in Ponce, "places where good society meets" (Torres 2000, 126).
Adjuntas, Bayamon, Cabo Rojo, Carolina, Catano, Coamo, Guanica, Guayama, Gurabo, Loiza, Mayaguez, Quebradillas, San German, San Juan, Trujillo Alto, Utuado, Vieques, Guana Island, St.
Minera Cerro Mining Verde, Peru 143 139 GOL, Brazil Airlines 144 137 CCRRodovias, Brazil Services 145 165 Grupo Lala, Mexico Food 146 138 Suzano, Brazil Pulp 147 128 Coamo, Brazil Agri.
Residents in the town of Coamo, Puerto Rico, have resorted to building their own power grids after months of requesting Puerto Rico's power company and the U.S.
He lives in Coamo, a town in the path of the worst storm to hit the island since 1928.
He looks particularly at Arecibo, the island's main livestock region, and Coamo, which led in tobacco, foodstuffs, and coffee production.
CSIF of Guayama serves families with social and economical disadvantages of the municipalities of Guayama, Salinas, Arroyo, Coamo and Patillas.
(19) The Ponce banking market is defined to include the following municipalities in Puerto Rico: Adjuntas, Coamo, Guanica, Guayanilla, Jayuya, Juana Diaz, Penuelas, Ponce, Salinas, Santa Isabel, Villalba, and Yauco.
As for the questionnaire content validation, this was performed by three organizations selected based on their availability to participate in the research process and their accessibility: Organization of Parana Cooperatives (OCEPAR) --Assistant Superintendent; Coamo Agroindustrial Cooperativa--Administrative Superintendent; and Coagru Cooperativa Agroindustrial Uniao--Industrial Manager.