Nuevo Laredo


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Nuevo Laredo

(nwā`vō lärā`thō), city (1990 pop. 218,413), Tamaulipas state, NE Mexico, across the Rio Grande from LaredoLaredo
, city (1990 pop. 122,899), seat of Webb co., S Tex., on the Rio Grande; founded 1755, inc. 1852. It is a port of entry on the U.S.-Mexican border, with a thriving export-import trade and a tourist industry. During the late 20th cent.
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, Tex. Linked with the United States by automobile and railroad bridges, Nuevo Laredo is the northern terminus of the national railroad and the Inter-American HighwayInter-American Highway,
c.3,400 mi (5,470 km) long, section of the Pan-American Highway system from Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, to Panama City, Panama. Much of the highway prior to 1941 had been built by the countries concerned, but wartime necessity led the United States to
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, as well as the chief point of entry for U.S. tourists driving to Mexico. It is also a center of international trade and the distribution point for an agricultural (mainly cotton) and livestock-raising area. Nuevo Laredo has been one of the many Mexican cities affected by an influx of foreign capital, primarily due to the establishment of foreign-owned industrial plants, known as 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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. Founded in 1755, the city was part of Laredo until the end of the Mexican War in 1848. Nuevo Laredo played a role in the Mexican revolution of 1910 and was burned extensively in 1914.

Nuevo Laredo

 

a city in Mexico, in Tamaulipas State, on the right bank of the Rio Grande, directly opposite the US city of Laredo. Population, 151,000 (1970). Nuevo Laredo is the starting point for the Pan-American Highway. It is a commercial center, and its chief industry is the processing of crops, chiefly cotton, grown in the surrounding irrigated farming region. Other industries include textiles, food-processing, and metalworking.

Nuevo Laredo

a city and port of entry in NE Mexico, in Tamaulipas state on the Rio Grande opposite Laredo, Texas: oil industries. Pop.: 353 000 (2005 est.)
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As a result, we anticipate, if there are no further unforeseen complications, the Anahuac Bridge will reopen sometime this weekend and that we can restore service to the KCSM Nuevo Laredo gateway at that time.
Journalists gathered at the consulates general in Nuevo Laredo and Matamoros, where the consuls general addressed reporters before the video seminar.
Se les senala como presuntos responsables de la desaparicion forzada de Del Bosque Villarreal, quien fue detenido el 3 de agosto de 2013 y cuyos restos fueron hallados dos meses mas tarde en las inmediaciones de un campamento de la Marina cercano al poblado de Colombia, Nuevo Leon, y a la ciudad de Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas.
Nuevo Laredo, a border town just across from Laredo, Texas, has been a major battleground for the Gulf and Zetas cartels, former allies now fighting over lucrative trade routes north to the United States.
The Laredo Morning Times reported today that there have been surges in burglaries of schools and robbing of motorists in Nuevo Laredo since the municipal police force was replaced.
citizens should avoid Nuevo Laredo during the Fourth of July holiday.
Nuevo Laredo y Piedras Negras, por citar algunas metropolis intensamente afectadas, huyen miles de familias "a donde sea".
Parece ser que entre mas fabricas se abren en Nuevo Laredo, mayor es la pobreza en esa ciudad.
The US State Department said it shut the consulate because of concerns that drug-related violence in Nuevo Laredo was getting out of control.
Hasta mediados del 2000, el treintanero Maximiliano Mercado --director comercial de una empresa trasportista entre Estados Unidos, Mexico y Canada-- sufria pesadillas cada vez que uno de sus camiones llegaba a la aduana de Nuevo Laredo, Tamps.
Transportes de Nuevo Laredo is using it to track its 100 trucks hauling cargo across Mexico.
Retaining these rail connections along a new secure rail corridor between the three rail yards and a new international rail bridge is essential to international rail operations in and around Laredo and Nuevo Laredo.