Torreón

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, Torreón, Coahuila) is a Mexican actor, director and producer. align "center" Torreón, Coahuila Live event (House show) Service with Villa Ángeles became one of Villa’s principal military and intellectual advisers. He participated as Chief of Artillery in the great military triumphs of 1914: the capture of Torreón, the Battles of San Pedro de las Colonias and Paredón


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at 88 work Daily News (Daily News (New York)) quote date 2009-01-14 accessdate 2010-09-13 Montalbán had a sister, Carmen, and two brothers, Pedro and Carlos Montalbán, an actor


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Academy of Music's Oye Awards, the Eres Magazine 15 Year Anniversary Celebration and the Sanborn's 100th Anniversary Celebration. Elán travels throughout Mexico with her band, performing in Guadalajara (San Luis Potosí, Guadalajara, Jalisco), Monterrey, Mexico City, Cuernavaca and Torreón on what became known as the ''Street Child Tour''. Along with friend and collaborator Juan Carlos Paz y Puente, Elán travels to Mexico, to play at schools, to promote music education


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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


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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allowed to join the Convention, however). History In 1987 Javier Willy (keyboard (Keyboard instrument)) and Daniel Willy (drums) from Torreón, Mexico, decided to start a band. Soon after Ricardo Villa (lead guitar) joined them under the name "Explotion" ("Explosion"). Later they were joined by ,Jay de la Cueva. To expand their regional musical career and supported by their parents, they moved to Mexico City, where record producer Luis de Llano


scoring record

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


award shows

in its first week (second only to Eminem). The song reached number seven on the charts. ''Midnight'' goes top ten across the boards (all radio formats) in airplay in the country. In MTV Australia it went to the Top Ten most requested and also went to #10 on the "Top 30 Countdown". Elán first releases her album in Mexico and then Australia. Elán gave interviews and performs on many Mexican TV programs. She performed at award shows and special events such as Mexico's National


main annual

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

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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