Guadalajara

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famous+live

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film news


horror movies

are a family of circus performers", ''El Mañana'', 13 July, 2008 (in Spanish) Cruz, Gilbert. "10 Questions: Filmmaker Guillermo del Toro on the politics of horror movies, living in self-imposed exile and owning a man cave". ''Time (Time (magazine))'' magazine. September 5, 2011. page 80 DATE OF BIRTH 26 March 1983 PLACE OF BIRTH Guadalajara, Mexico DATE OF DEATH Early life Born in Huentitán El Alto, Jalisco, Mexico, Fernandez spent the early years of his life on his father Ramon's ranch on the outskirts of Guadalajara. As a little boy Vicente also worked at a young age for his uncle as a waiter, dish washer, cashier, and finally the manager of his uncle's restaurant. He was known to all the people as "Chente". fdd the idyllic ranchera lifestyle was instilled in him. His mother often took him to see the films of Pedro Infante. Fernandez told of the significance of these films: "When I was 6 or 7, I would go see Pedro Infante's movies, and I would tell my mother, 'When I grow up, I'll be like him.'" By age eight he had taken up the guitar and was practicing his singing in the style of the ranchera singers he heard on the radio. left thumb 250px Vicente Fernández in the center (Image:P04-01-10 02-24.jpg) As a boy he sang at a festival in Arandas, Mexico where he won the contest. Later in his life at the age of twenty-one he competed in a contest where he won thirty-one pesos. But In 1954, Fernandez won an amateur contest sponsored by a Guadalajara television station. It was his first break into performing and he began to play at local clubs and gatherings. Around this time, however, Fernandez's father lost the ranch and the family moved into the city of Tijuana. Fernandez, who had dropped out of school in the fifth grade, began working odd jobs in the city such as janitor, dishwasher, waiter – whatever he could find. All the while, he still held to his musical aspirations. - 10. 7 March 2001 Guadalajara, Mexico


rich+mix

and civil colonial buildings, which are noted for their architectural and historical significance and are a rich mix of styles which are rooted in indigenous cultural contributions (mainly from Ute origin), incorporated in the Mozarabic and castizo, and later in modern European influences (mainly French and Italian) and American (specifically, from the United States). The French-inspired "Lafayette" neighborhood has many fine examples of early 20th-century residences that were later


title commentary

espectaculos 82895.html title Commentary on Avenue Q México(Spanish) publisher Eluniversal.com.mx date The Model M was designed to be a more cost effective keyboard than the Model F keyboards it replaced. Production for the original Model M began in 1985, and the keyboards were often bundled with new IBM computers in the 1980s. These keyboards were produced by IBM in their plants in Lexington (Lexington, Kentucky), Greenock and Guadalajara. The most common Model M variant is the part


opening+winning

''', is, according to FIFA, the most popular football team in Mexico. Chivas has won 11 first-division titles and holds the longest-ever season-opening winning streak: 8 back-to-back wins. Chivas is also the only football team in Mexico with exclusively Mexican players, whereas other teams have players of varying nationalities. The team colors are red, white, and blue, signifying "Fraternity, Union, and Sports". The new stadium, '''Estadio Omnilife''', with a capacity of 49,850


eclectic art

built in the city. The passage of time reflected different trends from the baroque to churrigueresque, Gothic and neoclassical (neoclassical architecture) pure. Even the architectural lines typical of the decades of the 40's, 50's and 60's the Art Deco and bold lines of postmodern architects of the time. Some architectural styles found in the city are: * Incipient Baroque * Baroque * Viceregal * Neoclassical * Modern * Eclectic * Art Deco * Neo-Gothic The modern architecture


business international

line of vehicles HTQ exporting 48 million dollar to 14 countries and signed a contract with Western Star whose order cancellation was a prime factor for the following DINA economic crisisbusiness international-business-mexican-truck-maker-may-lose-order.html?src pm, ending with selling 61 percent of its MCI shares to Joseph Littlejohn & Levy


scale local

In 2009 Moody's Investors Service assigned ratings of Ba1 (Global scale, local currency) and A1.mx (Mexican national scale). During the prior five years, the municipality's financial performance had been mixed, but has begun to stabilize in the last two years. Guadalajara manages one of the largest budgets among Mexican municipalities and its revenue per capita indicator (Ps. $2,265) places it above the average for Moody's-rated municipalities in Mexico. The city's economy has two main sectors. Commerce and tourism employ most: about 60% of the population. The other is industry, which has been the engine of economic growth and the basis of Guadalajara's economic importance nationally even though it employs only about a third of the population. Industries here produce products such as food and beverages, toys, textiles, auto parts, electronic equipment, pharmaceuticals, footwear, furniture and steel products. Two of the major industries here have been textiles and shoes, which are still dynamic and growing.


team world

title El Tri, Alex Lora...Uncensored last Fasani first Romina coauthors Carmen Rosa de Armas (English translation) date April 2006 accessdate 2 August 2010 publisher batanga.com '''2011 (Field_hockey_at_the_2011_Pan_American_Games_-_Women's_tournament)''' style "text-align: left; padding-left: 20px;" Guadalajara, Mexico style "background-color: silver;" 2nd *14th, team, World Championship. '' Tokyo

Guadalajara

imagesize image_caption image_flag Municipal flag of Guadalajara.PNG image_shield Coat of Arms of Guadalajara (Mexico).svg image_map Guadalajara - Jalisco.svg mapsize 250px map_caption Location of Guadalajara within Jalisco image_map1 map_caption1 mapsize1 pushpin_map Mexico pushpin_mapsize 250 coordinates_region MX subdivision_type Country subdivision_name subdivision_type1 State subdivision_name1 subdivision_type2 Region subdivision_name2 Centro subdivision_type3 Municipality subdivision_name3 Guadalajara government_type leader_party PRI (Institutional Revolutionary Party) leader_title Mayor leader_name Ramiro Hernández García leader_title1 leader_name1 leader_title2 leader_name2 leader_title3 leader_name3 founder Cristóbal de Oñate established_title Foundation established_date February 14, 1542 established_title2 established_date2 established_title3 established_date3 area_magnitude area_total_km2 151 area_total_sq_mi area_land_km2 area_land_sq_mi area_water_km2 area_water_sq_mi area_water_percent area_urban_km2 area_urban_sq_mi area_metro_km2 2734 area_metro_sq_mi population_as_of 2010 population_note population_total 1,495,189 population_density_km2 10361 population_density_sq_mi population_metro 4,424,252 population_density_metro_km2 1583 population_density_metro_sq_mi population_urban population_blank1_title Demonym population_blank1 Tapatío, Guadalajarense Diccionario de la lengua española Real Academia Española guadalajarense - Definición - WordReference.com timezone CST (Central Standard Time) HDI 0.860 – High utc_offset −6 timezone_DST CDT (Central Daylight Time) utc_offset_DST −5 latd 20 latm 40 latNS N longd 103 longm 21 longEW W elevation_m 1566 elevation_ft 5138 postal_code_type postal_code website footnotes

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Guadalajara is the 10th largest city in Latin America in terms of population, The city's economy is based on industry, especially information technology, with a large number of international firms having manufacturing facilities in the Guadalajara Metropolitan Area. Other, more traditional industries, such as shoes, textiles and food processing are also important contributing factors.

Guadalajara is a cultural center of Mexico, considered by most to be the home of mariachi music and host to a number of large-scale cultural events such as the International Film Festival of Guadalajara (Guadalajara International Film Festival) and the Guadalajara International Book Fair and a number of globally renowned cultural events which draw international crowds. It is also home to the C.D. Guadalajara, one of the most popular football clubs in Mexico. This city was named the American Capital of Culture for 2005. Guadalajara also hosted the 2011 Pan American Games.

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