Torreón

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Villa's enlisted men were paid the then enormous sum of a peso per day, and each day of delay cost thousands of pesos. -style "background-color:#CCFFCC" 18 October 11, 2011 Torreón, Mexico birth_place Torreón, Mexico death_date


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an economic boom to the city and therefore a population boom as well. The population grew from 200 in 1892 to 34,000 in 1910. Torreón received city status in 1907. During the Mexican Revolution, the city was taken more than once; the most prominent character ever to take the city was the revolutionary general Pancho Villa. It was also the location of the Torreón massacre, where 303 Chinese immigrants were killed by the revolutionaries over a ten-hour period. Wikipedia:Torreón Dmoz:Regional North_America Mexico States Coahuila Localities Torreon


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Wikipedia:Torreón Dmoz:Regional North_America Mexico States Coahuila Localities Torreon


international religious

. In the 2010 census 18,185 Mexicans reported belonging to an Eastern religion, ref name "2010-census


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is considered to be the top basketball league in Mexico. On October 2, 2004, in a game played against Durango, Issac Gildea set the all-time scoring record in the LNBP for a single game with 61 points. Former NFL placekicker and Super Bowl XXI champion, Raul Allegre, is a Torreón native. Events Cotton and Grape Fair The main annual festival in Torreón is the Cotton and Grape Fair (Feria del Algodon y La Uva) which takes place in the middle two weeks of every September in the old Plaza de Toros and the New Coliseum in Torreón. It contains cultural events, music, amusement rides, and bullfighting. Laguna DrumFest The Laguna DrumFest takes place every October, and includes some of the best drummers in Mexico and from around the world. Twin towns * Wikipedia:Torreón Dmoz:Regional North_America Mexico States Coahuila Localities Torreon


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Villa's enlisted men were paid the then enormous sum of a peso per day, and each day of delay cost thousands of pesos. -style "background-color:#CCFFCC" 18 October 11, 2011 Torreón, Mexico birth_place Torreón, Mexico death_date


violent activities

, they merely retrenched on the other side of the dried riverbed of the Rio Nazas, in neighboring Gomez Palacio. The existence of two rival territories bordering one another inevitably served as a motor of violent activities. The Reuters piece describes the current situation as one in which the election in 2010 of Eduardo Olmos, a mayor bent on attacking the Zetas, has served as the primary driver of Torreon's violence. What's more, the sudden spike in violence has boosted support for a "pact"


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is considered to be the top basketball league in Mexico. On October 2, 2004, in a game played against Durango, Issac Gildea set the all-time scoring record in the LNBP for a single game with 61 points. Former NFL placekicker and Super Bowl XXI champion, Raul Allegre, is a Torreón native. Events Cotton and Grape Fair The main annual festival in Torreón is the Cotton and Grape Fair (Feria del Algodon y La Uva) which takes place in the middle two weeks of every September in the old


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Wikipedia:Torreón Dmoz:Regional North_America Mexico States Coahuila Localities Torreon


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is considered to be the top basketball league in Mexico. On October 2, 2004, in a game played against Durango, Issac Gildea set the all-time scoring record in the LNBP for a single game with 61 points. Former NFL placekicker and Super Bowl XXI champion, Raul Allegre, is a Torreón native. Events Cotton and Grape Fair The main annual festival in Torreón is the Cotton and Grape Fair (Feria del Algodon y La Uva) which takes place in the middle two weeks of every September in the old

Torreón

'''Torreón''' ( It is the ninth-biggest metropolitan area in the country (List of metropolitan areas of Mexico) and is one of Mexico's most important economic and industrial centers. Torreón is served by Francisco Sarabia International Airport, a small airport with flights to several cities in Mexico and the United States.

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