Progreso


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Progreso

 

a city in Yucatán, southwestern Mexico, on the Gulf of Mexico. Population, 22,000 (1970). The chief port of the Yucatán Peninsula, Progreso serves the city of Mérida, with which it is linked by highway and railroad. Henequen (fiber obtained from the leaves of an agave that is grown in the Mérida region) and the products processed from it are exported. There is fishing.

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Monthly samplings were carried out from August to December 2012 on the fishery landings of the small-scale fleet that operated in the ports of Sabancuy, Champoton, Seybaplaya, Campeche, Isla Arena, Celestun, Sisal, Progreso, Telchac, Dzilam, San Felipe, El Cuyo, and Holbox (Fig.
In addition San Pedro Sula-El Progreso. The stretch La Barca-El Progreso-Tela has a length of 105 kilometers, with a journey time of 1:58 hours.
A lo largo de la historia, el concepto de progreso ha sufrido numerosas modificaciones.
Around 50,000 farmers throughout Mexico blocked roads and highways, including an eight-hour blockage of the commercial truck lane in both directions on the Mexican side of the Progreso--Nuevo Progreso International Bridge on July 17.
Horacio Sala, 58, died at his home in Progreso in Argentina's Santa Fe province, local media reported.

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