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Del Rio

(rē`ō), city (1990 pop. 30,705), seat of Val Verde co., W Tex., on the Rio Grande opposite Ciudad Acuña, Mexico; founded 1868, inc. 1911. It is the marketing and distribution center for a region known for its sheep, wool, and mohair. Irrigated farms also yield truck crops and fruits (especially grapes). Its bridge to Mexico has made Del Rio important in tourist traffic and in importing from Mexican factories (see maquiladorasmaquiladoras
, Mexican assembly plants that manufacture finished goods for export to the United States. The maquiladoras are generally owned by non-Mexican corporations.
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). Laughlin Air Force Base is to the east. The spectacular S-shaped International Amistad (Friendship) Dam and its lake on the Rio Grande are 12 mi (19 km) northeast. Del Rio suffered disastrous floods in Aug., 1998.
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Es muy posible que James Sager y Angel del Rio se hubieran conocido a raiz de uno de los eventos culturales mas significativos del ano de 1926 en la Universidad de Puerto Rico: la visita del antiguo Ministro de Cultura de Mexico, Jose Vasconcelos, quien habia sido invitado a impartir una serie de conferencias en la UPR.
We are all so excited to be playing against Barcelona," said Del Rio, who joined Academy from American club Philadelphia Independence three seasons ago.
La ultima parte de su propuesta presenta la atrevida idea de construir un fuerte en la ensenada de Santo Tomas, cerca de la boca del rio Motagua, donde se traspasaria la guarnicion del castillo de San Fernando de Omoa.
However, while recognizing the homoaffective relationship between Kahlo and Del Rio, Hall lamentably slips into the following sort of virtually homophonic commentary: "Frida, of course, preferred men to women, if the former were available; yet she was a master of manipulation and deeply anxious for attention" (190).
Este comportamiento es positivo para la cuenca hidrografica, debido a que cuando ocurren los maximos promedios de precipitacion aguas arriba, en la zona de desembocadura del rio Chama, las precipitaciones representan la moda minima, permitiendo una mejor circulacion del flujo hacia el Lago de Maracaibo.
CBPs Del Rio Port of Entry is part of the Joint Task Force-West South Texas Corridor, which leverages federal, state and local resources to combat transnational criminal organizations.
She said there was no fight between the two lovers, and Del Rio was instead arguing with another woman, who was trying to take her photograph.
Amores graduated summa cum laude and Del Rio, magna cum laude.
La historia en San Juan del Rio atrapa, no hay manera de evitarla.
Aside from raising funds for our Foundation projects, we really hope to highlight the ways in which we can all buy and eat more locally," said Laura Gill, President of the Del Rio Parks Foundation.
Del Rio stresses that both films demonstrate a commitment to Nietzschean "slave morality," or "the morality of utility that turns the possibility of action and open aggression into the triumph of reaction and ressentiment" (32).