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, city (1990 pop. 439,436), Coahuila state, N Mexico, on the Nazas River. It is the metropolis of the Laguna District, where the land, extensively irrigated, is some of Mexico's finest. Cotton and wheat are the principal crops, and cattle raising is important.
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Gómez Palacio

 

a city in Mexico in the state of Durango, in the northern part of the Mexican uplands. Population, 136,000 (1970). It has a railroad station and plants that process the raw materials of agriculture from the irrigation farming of the La Laguna region. Butter and fat, flour, chemical, and textile industries are also located there.

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El 24 de marzo de 1914, la Division del Norte hizo el asalto al cerro bajo las ordenes de Francisco Villa en el Cerro de La Pila, hoy identificado con el monumento en su honor donde podra tomar fotografias de Gomez Palacio y Torreon.
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BEAR participants, adult women, were recruited during the time frame of August 2011 through March 2012 at the General Hospital of Gomez Palacio. Recruitment took place before delivery, usually within 24 hr of birth.
A finales de julio de 2010 un camarografo de Televisa Torreon, un reportero del programa Punto dePartida y un camarografo de Milenio fueron secuestrados tras cubrir una protesta de reos y supuestos familiares de estos en el Centro de Readaptacion Social numero 2, de Gomez Palacio, Durango.
(44) En otra ocasion el consejo mixto nego el permiso al consejo municipal de economia de Gomez Palacio, para exportar "25 millones de kilos de pasta de semilla de algodon y harinolina".
Last July, Hernandez and reporter Hector Gordoa Marquez were kidnapped by members of the Sinaloa cartel in the Mexican state of Durango after reporting on a prison in Gomez Palacio. The warden there was letting inmates escape to assassinate rivals, Spector said.
* Torreon, Coahuila/ Gomez Palacio / Lerdo, Durango; Mexico
Parasite loads (prevalence, infestation levels, body distribution and relationships between lizard's size and weight, and number of mites) on the Yarrow spiny Iizard Sceloporus jarrovii were studied at the Canon de las Piedras Encimadas, Gomez Palacio, Durango, Mexico.
Alejandro Hernandez, a cameraman for Mexico's biggest televesion network, Televisa, and Javier Canales, another cameraman for Multimedios Television, were freed on Saturday after a police raid in the northern city of Gomez Palacio.
Last August, a fight among inmates at a state prison in the Durango city of Gomez Palacio killed 19 inmates and left more than 20 injured.