Chiapas


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Chi·a·pas

 (chē-ä′pəs)
A state of extreme southeast Mexico adjoining the Guatemalan border. Largely rural and underdeveloped, in the 1990s Chiapas became the site of a popular uprising against Mexico's federal government.

Chiapas

(Spanish ˈtʃjapas)
n
(Placename) a state of S Mexico: mountainous and forested; Maya ruins in the northeast; rich mineral resources. Capital: Tuxtla Gutiérrez. Pop: 3 920 515 (2000). Area: 73 887 sq km (28 816 sq miles)

Chi•a•pas

(tʃiˈɑ pɑs)

n.
a state in S Mexico. 3,584,786; 28,732 sq. mi. (74,415 sq. km). Cap.: Tuxtla Gutiérrez.
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Despues del sismo del 7 de septiembre que afecto sobre todo a Chiapas y Oaxaca, el gobierno federal anuncio que se apoyaria la reconstruccion de las casas de los damnificados con recursos del Fondo de Desastres Naturales (Fonden), los cuales entregaria Bansefi a traves de tarjetas de debito y monederos electronicos.
MEXICO CITY * Clergy in southern Chiapas reiterated warnings of an escalating humanitarian crisis as a land dispute has driven some 5,000 indigenous Tzotzil Maya people from their communities and into the mountains to survive in cold and squalid conditions.
Deseo exponer mi reclamo al gobernador de Chiapas, Manuel Velasco Coello, por la falta de recursos del programa social Amanecer que tiene como objetivo ayudar a los ancianos que estan en situacion de pobreza.
Renaissance is also pleased to announce it has completed the 90 day transition period and has now assumed full operatorship of the one hundred percent (100%) held Mundo Nuevo, Topn and Malva blocks in Chiapas, Mexico (the Chiapas Blocks).
Use, production and nutritional quality of whey milk in the central region of Chiapas
Resumen: Por medio de una investigacion documental, el objetivo de este trabajo es exponer la transformacion experimentada recientemente en Puerto Chiapas.
New distributional records of Cerambycidae (Coleoptera) from Chiapas.
1 earthquake hit at 11:23 GMT just off the coast of the Mexican state of Chiapas, near the Guatemala border, at a depth of about 75 kilometers, the U.
EZLN is a revolutionary group that works for the liberation and independence of Chiapas from the Mexican state.
Barbara grew into a category one hurricane - the lowest on the five-level Saffir-Simpson scale - before making landfall west of the Chiapas town of Tonala, the US hurricane center said.
Castellanizacion, desplazamiento y permanencia de la lengua zoque en la Vertiente del Mezcalapa y el Corazon Zoque de Chiapas (1870-1940).
Al igual que la mayoria de los estados de la Republica Mexicana, Chiapas presenta una mezcla de saberes y sabores producto de la cultura mesoamericana que dan vida a un sinnumero de productos.