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(Spanish uˈrwapan)
(Placename) a city in SW Mexico, in Michoacán state: agricultural trading centre. Pop: 282 000 (2005 est)


(ʊərˈwɑ pɑn)

a city in central Michoacán, in SW Mexico: near Paricutín volcano. 187,623.
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The seven found in Uruapan, Michoacan had bullet wounds to the head.
In December, unknown assailants kidnapped and murdered Gerardo Israel Garcia Pimentel, a reporter for the daily newspaper La Opinion de Michoacan, based in Uruapan, Michoacan state.
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Gross margin as a percentage of segment revenues topped 29 percent in the final period this year, up from 17 percent in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2005 and indicative of outstanding production efficiencies achieved at our Uruapan, Michoacan, Mexico processed manufacturing facility.
The company, the global leader in packing and marketing fresh and processed avocados and other perishable food products, said that it has completed installation at its Uruapan, Michoacan, Mexico facility of additional machinery used to make the ultra-high-pressure guacamole, expanding manufacturing capability two-fold to between 25 and 30 million pounds per year.