. Its main campus is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Murals in the main campus were painted by some of the most recognized artists in Mexican history, such as Diego Rivera and David Alfaro Siqueiros. '''IPN''' (Instituto Politecnico Nacional), a leading institution on engineering and architecture programs, it's a Polytechnical school and Most Mexico's technological creations can be attributed to IPN Alumni. '''ITESM''' (Instituto Tecnologico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey), located in Monterrey but with branch campuses in many other Mexican cities, too, it's a Private Research University. It surpassed IPN in some Engineering areas (Most notably Computer Science) some years ago and it's on par with UNAM. It has many exchange programs with universities across the world, and even double degree programs; Some of them include: * Double degree with Carnegie-Mellon University in M.S. in Information Technology. * Partnership with John Hopkins Medicine Program. * Summer Programs at Georgetown University, UC Berkeley, Stanford, Cambridge and Yale. * Double degree with UNC-Chapel Hill in M.B.A. * Exchange programs with over 200 universities abroad around 30 countries. '''Anahuac''' (Universidad Anahuac), a prestigious private institution sponsored by the Legion of Christ, which also belongs to the Anahuac University Network with campuses in Mexico, Chile, Spain, Italy and United Sates, and the Anahuac Educational Consortium, the elite elementary to high school institutions of the Semper Altius network and Oak Academies. The main Campus of the Anahuac University is located on Huixquilucan, Mexico State. Education is based in high leadership, entrepreneurism and above all, the Human Values. Alumni include some of the highest ranked executives and company presidents of Mexico and Latin America, including the Slim family. Ranks as the number one institution in Mexico on the Professional Classification of International Universities ranking by the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris. thumbnail Chichen Itza, one of the most famous archeological sites in the world (File:Chichen Itza 21.JPG) '''Ibero''' (Universidad Iberoamericana), is a Mexican private institution of higher education sponsored by the Society of Jesus. Its flagship campus is located in the Santa Fe district of Mexico City but there are others located in Guadalajara, León, Torreón, Puebla and Playas de Tijuana. among its alumni, is president Vicente Fox, Emilio Azcarraga Jean - President and Owner of Televisa the most important media network in Latin America, Carlos Guzmán Bofill - CEO of Hewlett-Packard México, Daniel Servitje - President and CEO of Bimbo, Guillermo Arriaga - Film screenwriter, Novelist, and Director (Amores Perros, 21 Grams and Babel), Alejandro González Iñárritu - Filmmaker (Amores Perros, 21 Grams and Babel). '''ITAM''' (Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México) is by far one of the best universities in Mexico. Founded by the businessman Raúl Baillères in 1946, it has a very specific focus in the Economics sector. With 14 programs, it has been awarded by several sources as having the best programs in Business Administration, Actuarial Science, Economics, International Relations and Public Accounting. It has the best MBA program in Latin America as well as the best Economics PhD in Mexico. Many public figures and government functionaries come from this prestigious university. For graduate degrees and executive preparation: The '''IPADE''' Business school currently ranks as the world's 7th best MBA programs outside the US, and the only one in Latin America, according to Forbes. The '''EGADE''' Master Business School in Monterrey is ranked No.68 of MBA schools worldwide, the first in Latin America For many years it was considered a school exclusive for Affluent people, it aggressively seeks to open its doors to talented minds of all income levels through an amazingly rich scholarship program, funded by the periodic raffles of multi-million dollar, fully furnished mansions along with luxury cars and a big sum of money. If one had to Compare them with American Universities: *'''UNAM''' would be the ''"Harvard"'' of Mexico, devoted to Humanities, Medicine and Law schools, as far as the reach of the institution but not as exclusive. *'''Anahuac''' would be like the ''"Princeton"'' of Mexico, home to both the wealthy and low profile elites, figuring in international rankings and with a great prestige result of its alumni, international programs and social awareness. *'''IBERO''' would be the ''"Yale"'' of Mexico, a private school, with amazing resources constantly ranking amongst the best in Latin America, and ranked as one of the best private universities in Mexico. *'''IPN''', a school devoted to engineering and sciences, with many of its students developing patents, could be considered a school like ''"MIT"'', and in fact, they've won many competitions against them. *'''ITESM''' is located in a city with many industrial companies, the Alma mater of many entrepreneurs, with decent computer and engineering programs, regarded as an good private university, and with a business-oriented curriculum, somewhat similar to Stanford. *'''UDLAP''' The Universidad the las Americas at Puebla, would be the ''"Cornell-U"'' of Mexico. *'''ITAM''' The Instituto tecnológico Autonomo de Mexico would be the ''"Columbia"'' of Mexico *'''ULSA''' The Universidad La Salle would be the ''"Darthmouth College"'' of Mexico Most of the government funded universities on mayor cities (state capital) have short courses on history, gastronomy and cultural subjects, most of them are almost free. Other places are the "Casa de la Cultura", (house of culture) this are historical buildings used for cultural related activities (music concerts, theater, paint and other exhibits, they also have "talleres" (workshops). Most of them have programs for foreigners. Foreigners can take a course to learn Spanish, or even study a whole career. Also, there are some other courses where you can learn traditional Mexican activities such as handcrafts. The tuition at a public school is rarely over $200USD. Many excellent private universities exist in the larger cities (Mexico City, Guadalajara, Monterrey, etc.) and provide good education. There are Spanish language schools throughout Mexico. The city with the most schools is Cuernavaca, with more than 50 schools. Oaxaca, San Miguel de Allende and Guanajuato also offer a number of schools to choose from. Prices vary; however, most schools are very reasonably priced. Many schools can arrange homestays with local Mexican families. Work Working may require a work visa, which is difficult to get if you just want to freelance for a short time. Many important headquarters are located throughout the main cities of Mexico. Mexican top corporations like Televisa, Bimbo, Cemex, Telmex, Vitro, are often willing to hire professionals who speak English as their native language as most of the business scene is developed with North American corporations. Native English speakers can pick up work, as English teachers. The upside is that English speakers with no knowledge of Spanish are sought after, because they will force their students to practice English. The downside is that salaries are somewhat low. Sleep thumbnail Plaza de liberación and the Cathedral, Guadalajara (File:Plazadeliberacion1.jpg) A number of hotel chains are available throughout Mexico, including Palace Resorts, Le Blanc Spa Resort, Best Western, Holiday Inn, CityExpress, Fiesta Inn, Fairmont, Hilton, Ritz, Camino Real, Starwood (Sheraton, W, Westin, Four Points) and many others. Rates have risen considerably in recent years, though most are still reasonable compared to similar U.S. or European hotels. Chain accommodations are usually clean and comfortable, good for business travelers, but not necessarily for those wanting to experience Mexico itself. Smaller hotels and motels along the roadside may not be safe or comfortable. Boutique hotels are found all over the country; price range varies but all of them are rich in Mexican traditions, elegance and charm, the perfect way to experience the cultural heritage of each state. A great source of information is Melba Levick's book ''Mexicasa,'' found in many libraries and online bookstores. There are also many all-inclusive resorts for those visiting the major beach destinations. There is a large backpacker culture in Mexico, and there are many hostels offering dorm accommodation and private rooms. You can expect to pay between 50 and 150 pesos for a night in a dorm, often including breakfast. Hostels are a fantastic place to share information with fellow travelers, and you can often find people who have been to your future destinations. There are a number of internet sites that allow you to book hostels in advance for a small fee, and this is becoming an increasingly common practice. The most authentic accommodation can usually be found by asking locals or gringos, especially in the smaller towns. If you are unsure about the safety or conditions of the room ask to see it before paying. This will not be considered rude. If you are going to be in cooler areas in the winter consider bringing an electric blanket - as there is power, but no heat in the cheaper hotels. And although it may get quite hot by afternoon outside, adobe and cement are like fridges. An electric tea kettle is also a good idea, hot water might not be available when you want it. If you're traveling with children, use a plastic case (with wheels and a handle) as luggage, and it can be used as a bathtub for the kids if necessary. Budget hotels rarely, if ever, have bathtubs. Stay safe thumbnail Mounted tourist police, Mexico City (File:Policia turistica ciudad mexico.jpg)
Virén winning gold in both the 5000 metres and 10,000 metres at the 1972 Olympics and the 1976 Montreal Olympics (1976 Summer Olympics)), his coaching experiences in Mexico and Venezuela were less successful. Lydiard was forced to leave both countries because of what he perceived as a lack of support for his coaching efforts and the needs of athletes there. Battle United States forces captured the port (Siege of Veracruz) of Veracruz (Veracruz, Veracruz) on March 27 1847. Following this, General Winfield Scott advanced towards Mexico City. General Antonio López de Santa Anna, commanding Mexican (Mexico) forces in the area, blocked Scott's march at Cerro Gordo (Cerro Gordo, Veracruz), near Xalapa, with more than 12,000 soldiers in a fortified defile (defile (geography)). Represented were the remnants of the Division of the North (5,650 total: 150 Artillery, 4,000 Infantry and 1,500 Cavalry: the Ampudia Brigade (the 3rd, 4th, 5th and 11th Line Infantry Regiments), the Vasquez Brigade (the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Light Infantry Regiments) and the Juvera Cavalry Brigade (5th, 9th Morelia and the Coraceros Cavalry Regiments); plus reinforcements from the Capitol: the Rangel Brigade (the 6th Infantry Regiment, Grenadiers of the Guard, Libertad and Galeana Battalions, two Cavalry Squadrons and eight guns), the Pinzon Brigade, the Arteaga Brigade (the Puebla Activo and Natl Guards Battalions) and the Canalizo Special Cavalry Division. '''Aarón Galindo Rubio''' (born 8 May 1982 in Mexico City, Mexico) is a Mexican football (Association football) center back. He is currently playing for Santos Laguna.
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, the films which they starred are ''El baisano Jalil'', ''El barchante Neguib'', ''El ropavejero'', and ''La familia Pérez''. Both actors had on-screen chemistry together, and are noted for playing a wide variety of comic characters from Lebanese (Lebanese people) foreigners to middle-class Mexicans. A proposed deal with a Mexican (Mexico) team never materialized, and Christiansen was without a club in 1999. He went on to play for Spanish lower league club Terrassa FC, also
and Toni Basil. Toni instantly hired him for David Bowie's (David Bowie) world stadium ''Glass Spider Tour'' after she spotted him performing in a L.A. (Los Angeles, California) nightclub in 1987. Manoel has performed in numerous shows including ''Open Doors'' and ''Whistle Revisited'' (based on Stephen Sondheim's ''Anyone Can Whistle''), as well as with Jamaican-born pop diva Grace Jones, and Canadian singer Norman Iceberg. '''''A Bullet for the General''''' (It. '''''El Chucho, quién sabe?'''''), is a 1966 (1966 in film) film which stars Gian Maria Volonté, Klaus Kinski, Lou Castel and Martine Beswick. Originally entitled ''El Chucho, quién sabe''?, it is the story of El Chucho, the bandit, and Bill Tate (or El Nino) who is a counter-revolutionary in Mexico. Chucho soon learns that social revolution is more important than mere money. This is one of the more famous Zapata Westerns, a subgenre of the spaghetti western which deals with the radicalizing of bad men and bandits into revolutionaries when they are confronted with injustice. Others in this subgenre include ''Companeros'', ''The Mercenary (The Mercenary (film))'' and perhaps most famously ''A Fistful of Dynamite'' (also known as ''Duck, You Sucker''). '''Ocosingo''' is a city and its surrounding municipality (municipalities of Mexico) (''municipio (municipio (Mexico))'') of the same name in the Mexican (Mexico) state (States of Mexico) of Chiapas. History Goñi was born in Washington, D.C. in 1953 and was raised in the United States, Argentina, Mexico, and Ireland. Since 1975, he has lived in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Article on Goni's background at the International Raoul Walenberg Foundation website. Some famous episodes of ''Freaky Stories'' tell the story of: *a family that goes to Mexico and brings home a pet thinking it's a chihuahua (chihuahua (dog)), but really a sewer rat. *a man with a telescope who calls the police to look at something horrible he found through his telescope across the street. A close relative of the California Clapper Rail is the Light-footed Clapper Rail, ''Rallus longirostris levipes'', a U.S. federal and California state listed endangered subspecies that ranges from Santa Barbara County (Santa Barbara County, California) to the extreme north of the Mexican (Mexico) coast of the Pacific Ocean. In Mexico, the Chevrolet Cheyenne is also a luxury trim for Chevrolet Silverado, is also available in Regular Cab since 80's, Extended Cab since 1998 year model and Crew Cab since 2005 year model. Description The Golden Circle was to be centered in Havana and was 2,400 miles (3,900 km) in diameter. It included northern South America, most of Mexico, all of Central America, Cuba, Haiti Dominican Republic and most other Caribbean islands, and the American South. In the United States, the circle's northern border roughly coincided with the Mason-Dixon line, and within it were included such cities as Washington D.C., St. Louis (St. Louis, Missouri), and Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) of the US, and Mexico City and Panama City (and most of those countries' areas).
or Costa Rica), as Cuban immigration authorities do not stamp passports. In doing so, they would risk prosecution by the U.S. government if discovered. Mexico From 1853 to 1855 the president of Mexico, Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, enjoyed the official style of ''Most Serene Highness'', a treatment unique in that country. The community consists of the international border crossing into Sonoyta, Sonora, Mexico, together with a gas station, a duty free shop, a few outlets that sell Mexican automobile insurance, and a terminal for buses that are bound for Phoenix (Phoenix, Arizona) and Tucson (Tucson, Arizona). It is the terminus of State Route 85 (Arizona State Route 85) and is located entirely within Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. Wright earned his Ph.D. in Latin American History from the University of Michigan in 1976 with a dissertation on "Market, Land and Class: Southern Bahia, Brazil, 1890–1942." He has done research in Mexico and Brazil with the support of Fulbright and Doherty Research grants. It was during the 1986 World Cup (Football World Cup 1986), in Mexico, that Careca really established himself in world football. He ended the tournament, during which Brazil were memorably eliminated by France (France national football team) at the quarter-final stage, with five goals, placing him second in the Golden Boot (World Cup Golden Boot) rankings behind England (England national football team)’s Gary Lineker. In 1990, Careca was part of the Brazilian team that was defeated by Argentina in the second round. He scored two goals in the tournament. His last cap was earned in August 1993. Zogby International has also had success with elections in countries outside the United States. He correctly called the 2001 Israeli election for Ariel Sharon, the 2000 Mexican (Mexico) election for Vicente Fox and again in Mexico with the victory of Felipe Calderón in 2006. Also, Zogby has made a sideline of polling Arab attitudes toward the United States, particularly in regard to Lebanon. Thirteen countries are named in the report as particularly problematic with respect to U.S. security interests: India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, Turkey, Nigeria, Egypt, Ethiopia, Mexico, Colombia, and Brazil. These countries are projected to create 47 percent of all world population growth. July to December *July 6 - Frida Kahlo, Mexican (Mexico) painter (d. 1954 (1954 in art)). *August 7 - Albert Kotin, Russian-born American (United States) Abstract Expressionist artist (d. During the Portuguese and Spanish colonization of Latin America, the legend of the Cuco was spread to countries such as Mexico, Argentina and Chile. He made his international debut on June 27, 1965 in a 2-1 defeat against Hungary (Hungary national football team). He would go on to become Italy's top-goalscorer of all-time, with 35 goals in just 42 matches and would win the 1968 European Championships (1968 European Football Championship), in the final of which he scored. In the 1970 World Cup (1970 FIFA World Cup) in Mexico the Italian team finished runners up after losing 4-1 to Brazil (Brazil national football team) in the final, before Mexico 70 he had scored 19 goals in 16 matches. He was Italy's topscorer in the competition and he netted the crucial extra-time goal - his 22nd in 21 internationals - against Germany (Germany national football team) in the semi-final. After filing for divorce, Valentino did not wait the requisite period for it to be finalized before marrying his second wife, Natacha Rambova, in Mexico, and he was charged with bigamy when the couple returned to the United States.
''' (''Catharus frantzii'') is a small thrush (Thrush (bird)) which is a resident breeder in mountain forests from central Mexico to western Panama. A predominantly brown-plumaged bird, it has a rich song. Distribution and habitat The Ruddy-capped Nightingale-thrush is a resident breeder in highlands from central Mexico to western Panama. It is found in the undergrowth of wet mountain oak and conifer forests and second growth, typically from about 1350 m to 3500 m altitude. He mined in Mexico for fifteen months before moving to Winnipeg where he was Business Manager for the Winnipeg Telegram (which had been founded by his brother William Sanford Evans, who would go on to become mayor of Winnipeg and leader of the Conservative Party of Manitoba (Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba)) from 1900 until 1904. After leaving the telegram, he worked for the Manitoba Land & Investment Company for two years. The '''Fan-tailed Bark Moth''' (''Callionima nomius'') is a moth of the Sphingidae family . It is found from Mexico and Central America to the north-western half of South America. The '''Alope Sphinx''' (''Erinnyis alope'') is a moth of the Family Sphingidae. It lives from the Northern part of South America, through Central America, up to Northern Mexico and the very south of the United States, although strays have been recorded as far north as Arkansas and Kansas. In the late summer of 1983, future United States President (President of the United States) Barack Obama interviewed for a job at Business International Corporation. He worked there for "little more than year." David Remnick, ''The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama'' (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2010), p. 118. As a research associate in its financial services division, he edited Financing Foreign Operations, a global reference service, and wrote for ''Business International Money Report'', a weekly financial newsletter.
with the public and with commercial sponsors. Peggy & Harold Samuels, 1990, p. 112. Remington tried to sell his home in New Rochelle to get further away from urbanization. One night he made a bonfire in his yard and burned dozens of his oil paintings which had been used for magazine illustration (worth millions of dollars today), making an emphatic statement that he was done with illustration forever. He wrote, “there is nothing left but my landscape studies”. Peggy
'''Mexico''' ( it is the eleventh most populous (List of countries by population) and the most populous Spanish-speaking (Hispanophone#Hispanosphere) country in the world and the second most populous country in Latin America. Mexico is a federation comprising thirty-one states (Administrative divisions of Mexico) and a Federal District (Mexico City), its capital and largest city (List of cities in Mexico#Largest cities).
In pre-Columbian Mexico many cultures matured into advanced civilizations such as the Olmec, the Toltec, the Teotihuacan, the Zapotec (Zapotec civilization), the Maya (Maya civilization) and the Aztec before first contact with Europeans. In 1521, the Spanish Empire conquered and colonized (Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire) the territory from its base in Mexico-Tenochtitlan, which was administered as the Viceroyalty of New Spain. This territory would eventually become Mexico following recognition of the colony's independence (Mexican War of Independence) in 1821. The post-independence period was characterized by economic instability (Economic history of Mexico#Independence), the Mexican-American War that led to the territorial cession (Territorial evolution of Mexico) to the United States, the Pastry War, the Franco-Mexican War, a civil war (Reform War), two empires (Emperor of Mexico) and a domestic dictatorship (List of Presidents of Mexico#Porfiriato). The latter led to the Mexican Revolution in 1910, which culminated with the promulgation of the 1917 Constitution (Constitution of Mexico) and the emergence of the country's current political system (Politics of Mexico). In March 1938, through the Mexican oil expropriation private U.S. (United States) and Anglo (United Kingdom)-Dutch (Netherlands) oil companies were nationalized to create the state-owned Pemex oil company.
Mexico has one of the world's largest economies, it is the tenth largest oil producer in the world, the largest silver producer in the world and is considered both a regional power and middle power. Mexico has membership in prominent institutions such as the UN, the WTO, the G20 and the Uniting for Consensus.