Iztapalapa


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Iztapalapa

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Ixtapalapa

(both: ēstäpälä`pä), city (1990 pop. 1,490,499), Federal District, S central Mexico. It is a commercial and industrial center. Iztapalapa was founded on the site of an important pre-Colombian city.
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(3) Biological and Health Sciences PhD Program, Universidad AutOnoma Metropolitana Iztapalapa, Avenida San Rafael Atlixco 186, Col.
IZTAPAIAPA, MEXICO -- Since the mid-19th century, the community of Iztapalapa, east of Mexico City, has celebrated Easter with a weeklong Passion Play that today has become one of the biggest theater performances in the world.
Jose Luis Abarca, the former mayor of the southern city of Iguala, and Maria de los Angeles Pineda were captured by federal officers in the dead of night in Mexico City's populous working-class district of Iztapalapa, authorities said.
Mexico City prosecutors said in a statement that experts determined that a woman and a 1-year-old child found in the Cerro de la Estrella park in Iztapalapa on December 29 had bled to death.
He was in the Revolution," explained Aro, who -- sentimental value aside -- opts for the swap set up by Mexico City authorities trying to disarm dangerous Iztapalapa.