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  Mendoza Province - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mendoza is one of the 23 provinces of Argentina, located in the western central part of the country in the Cuyo region.
Neighboring provinces are from the north clockwise San Juan, San Luis, La Pampa, Río Negro and Neuquén.
The geography of the province descends from the 6959 m of the Aconcagua mountain to the semi-flat lands of the east.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mendoza_Province   (630 words)

  
 MENDOZA - LoveToKnow Article on MENDOZA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
With the exception of the elevated districts of the Andes, the climate of Mendoza is hot and dry.
The provinces of Mendoza, Sat Juan and San Luis, which were settled from Chile and were for I long time governed from Santiago, were at first called the provinc of Cuyo, and are still spoken of as the Cuyo provinces.
Mendoza was founded by Captain Pedro del Castillo, who bad been sent from Santiago across the Andes in 1559 by Garcia Hurtado de Mendoza, the governor of Chile, to conquer and annex the territory extending N.E. to Tucuman.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /M/ME/MENDOZA.htm   (1129 words)

  
 Mendoza - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mendoza is a city in the west of Argentina, and the capital of the Mendoza Province.
Mendoza is on a major road between Argentina and Chile.
Mendoza has an intense cultural activity, and the city is a main center for professional congresses and meetings.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mendoza   (789 words)

  
 Mendoza - Wikitravel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Mendoza is a city in western Argentina, in the desert Cuyo region.
Mendoza is the center of the Argentinian wine industry, for which it is world renowned.
Mendoza is the capital of the province of Mendoza.
wikitravel.org /en/Mendoza_(city)   (701 words)

  
 Mendoza(English)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Initiate a virtual trip to Mendoza, know or you recognize his landscapes; Evaluate his economy, know the infrastructure, the climate, its wealth and the cordiality of his people.
Mendoza is on the route of the MERCOSUR.
Mendoza desert was turned to an oasis by docks and channels initiated by the Huarpes indians.
www.copel.com.ar /mendozainforma/informa/portadas/idiomas/indexingles.htm   (326 words)

  
 Aconcagua climbing expedition - Aconcagua guide service and logistic -- Aconcagua expeditions.com
This province is situated in the Center West of Argentina, and it has an area of 150,839 square kilometers.
Mendoza is well known around the world for the quality of its wines, mainly the Malbec variety from Luján de Cuyo, one of the best worldwide.
Mendoza is a modern region with an international airport, all means of transport, and lodging capacity for 15,000 people (campsites, apartments, houses, hotels, cottages, etc.)
www.aconcaguaexpeditions.com /ingles/1/introduccion.htm   (688 words)

  
 Inter Press Service News Agency
The "cruel, inhumane and degrading conditions" in three prisons in the western Argentine province of Mendoza are described by the London-based Amnesty International in a report released Wednesday in Buenos Aires.
The constitution of the province of Mendoza also states that jails are built "for security, not to mortify the inmates." Mendoza is not the only province where prisoners are held in appalling conditions.
In penitentiary facilities in the province of Buenos Aires, where most of the country's inmates are concentrated, riots and other forms of violence that often lead to deaths are becoming more and more routine.
www.ipsnews.net /africa/sendnews.asp?idnews=31167   (915 words)

  
 Mendoza, Argentina, Pictures
Mendoza, city in western Argentina, capital of Mendoza Province, at the foot of the Andes Mountains.
Mendoza is the commercial center of an area that is irrigated by several small rivers and produces most of the wine and much of the fruit of Argentina.
In Mendoza are the National University of Cuyo (1939), the University of Mendoza (1960), and many relics of General José de San Martín, who in 1817 led his army over the Andes to liberate Chile from Spain.
www.greatestcities.com /South_America/Argentina/Mendoza_city.html   (183 words)

  
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Province of Mendoza, Argentina In August 1996, the Province of Mendoza issued US$ 125 million Eurobonds, with six years to maturity, into the international market The Notes were highly collaterised and allowed the Province to leverage on their natural assets.
As the Province’s domestic debt profile was becoming increasingly short term in nature, an international bond issue, with longer maturity and lower cost of funding, was seen as an appealing option.
Because of the considerable amount of knowledge on the Province already acquired by Lehman during their initial work, they were able to demonstrate a greater understanding of the local requirements.
www.worldbank.org /urban/cmd/Mendoza.doc   (1779 words)

  
 Mendoza travel guide - Wikitravel
Mendoza [1] is a province in the Cuyo region of Argentina.
It is located at the center-west of the country, bordered in the north with the San Juan province, in the east with San Luis and La Pampa provinces, in the south with Neuquén province and in the west with Chile, the Andes mountain range being the natural border.
Mendoza's most famous varietals are the Malbecs from Maipú y Luján de Cuyo.
wikitravel.org /en/Mendoza_(province)   (418 words)

  
 Argentina 11.217
The courts have indeed acknowledged the responsibility of the Province of Mendoza in regard to the disappearance of Paulo Christian Guardatti.
The Province of Mendoza is responsible for the forced disappearance of Paulo Christian Guardatti, who on May 24, 1992 was unlawfully deprived of his freedom by police officers Walter Rubén Godoy, Oscar Ramón Luffi, Walter Rolando Páez and José Antonio Aracena.
The Province of Mendoza has also violated the right of Guardatti's family to be heard by a judge or a competent tribunal with due guarantees and within a reasonable time.
www.cidh.oas.org /annualrep/97eng/Argentina11217.htm   (3500 words)

  
 MIT, Argentine province sign $7.8m agreement - MIT News Office
The Province of Mendoza in Argentina has signed a five-year, $7.8 million contract with MIT for a program of education, research and administrative assistance to help establish a center of technology innovation.
The participation of MIT faculty and graduate students and colleagues at the Universidad Nacional de Cuyo in Mendoza is expected to accelerate the establishment of the center by local officials.
Mendoza Governor Rodolfo F. Gabrielli, a former university professor of economics, said at the signing ceremony last week, "This is a very important agreement for Mendoza.
web.mit.edu /newsoffice/1994/argentina-1026.html   (374 words)

  
 DCR Ratings - Press Releases - Province of Mendoza   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The fiscal balance of Mendoza, which has shown improvement and is expected to result in an operating surplus in fiscal year 1997, together with a fuller, more complete accounting of the province’s total indebtedness, support the rating.
The province’s operations yielded a deficit in 1995 of $146.7 million (12.7 percent of current expenditures) after three consecutive years of operating surpluses, ranging between 1 percent and 2.8 percent of current expenditures.
From the completion of the privatization of the province’s banks and other enterprises as well as the nationwide economic recovery, the province expects a conservatively estimated net loss of $8.9 million in fiscal year 1997 and an operating surplus of $106.4 million (10.6 percent of current expenditures).
www.bradynet.com /e173.html   (799 words)

  
 Transforming Attitudes towards the Tools of Violence
Seventy- five percent of the weapons registered in the country and province are pistols and revolvers with 60 percent belonging to private citizens, 25 percent to public security authorities, and the rest categorized as collectibles (Appiolaza 2000).
Mendoza, Argentina is not a hotbed of firearm violence in comparison with other South American cities such as Rio de Janeiro, Brazil or Bogotá, Colombia.
In Mendoza in general it appears that the feeling of insecurity is on the rise while confidence and trust of local authorities are improving slightly.
www.ploughshares.ca /libraries/WorkingPapers/wp015.html   (3971 words)

  
 MENDOZA AND THE ANDES - ACONCAGUA AND THE MAGIC OF THE ANDES - Argentina - Ripio Turismo Incoming Tour Operator ...
Nowadays, Mendoza (148.827 km2 and 1.474.961 inhabitants), the land that sheltered San Martin during the heroic deeds to free Argentina, Chile and Perú at the bebinning of the nineteenth century, is worldwide known for its economic activities, such as agriculture, mining, tourism, industry, and cattle raising, among others.
Mendoza is the ideal city to match walds and shops: wide sidewalks, intense commercial activity in an extensive number of shops concentrated in an area, galleries and excellent customer service make it so.
Mendoza offers an extensive diining opportunity including typical food from this region and national cuisine, supplemented by an excellent customer service, which leads you to feel at home, it you feel comfortable there.
www.ripioturismo.com.ar /emdztotal.htm   (2268 words)

  
 Argentine province aims to block Canada miner Tenke   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Protesters from west-central Mendoza cheer the measures because they fear mining would pollute their water, specifically with cyanide, and threaten the farm sector.
Mendoza's legislature voted to expand the Laguna del Diamante nature reserve from 28,000 hectares to about 170,000 hectares, absorbing the area where Tenke aims to explore for copper and gold.
Mendoza - For the next three months the government of the Province of Mendoza will not issue permits for prospecting and exploration of mining projects.
www.minesandcommunities.org /Action/press732.htm   (3424 words)

  
 Argentina: Open letter from Amnesty International to the Governor of Mendoza Province, Sr. Julio Cobos - Amnesty ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Women who are being held in the women’s block have complained about the need to improve the health and sanitary services and have also requested assistance for their children, who live with them in the prison.
In November 2002, the 8th Juzgado de Instrucción Trial Court of the Province of Mendoza partially upheld the habeas corpus petition presented by human rights lawyers in favour of the inmates of Mendoza Prison.
This ruling was confirmed by the Sixth Criminal Chamber and by the Supreme Court of Justice of the Province of Mendoza.
web.amnesty.org /library/index/engamr130122004   (689 words)

  
 Mendoza Province, Travel and Hotel Information - Argentina Contact
Mendoza is considered cultural capital of the country.
Mendoza is the city of Congresses, permanent headquarters of important conventions and symposia of regional, national and international level, with an appropriate infrastructure and services, added to his people's cordiality.
The scarce ambient humidity of the Mendoza climate and a habitually clear sky are usually the key of a state of good spirit to enjoy the landscape.
www.argentinacontact.com /en/conozca/mendoza.php   (411 words)

  
 RIGZONE - Mendoza to Launch Tender for 24 Blocks by Year-End
Argentina's Mendoza province plans to launch a tender by the end of this year for 24 oil and gas exploration areas, the provincial economy ministry's promotion and investment undersecretary Alejandro Rodríguez told BNamericas.
The areas, most of which are in the southern part of the province in the Malargüe zone of the Neuquén basin, include 16 blocks that reverted to the province in the 1990s after concessionaires failed to meet their investment obligations, and eight secondary areas on the edge of the basin, Rodríguez said.
Mendoza expects companies to find both oil and gas in the blocks, although reserve estimates are old and must be updated, the undersecretary said.
www.rigzone.com /news/article.asp?a_id=18386   (640 words)

  
 bondboard.de
The disputed provision is an amendment modifying Province’s waiver of sovereign immunity to attachment and execution in Section 9.7(d) of the Indenture and paragraph 17(d) of the Terms and Conditions of the Existing Bonds (“Sovereign Immunity Amendment” or “Amendment”).
Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Province agrees that the waivers set forth in this [Section 9.7(d)/paragraph 17(d)] shall be to the fullest extent permitted under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act of 1976 of the United States and is intended to be irrevocable for the purposes of such Act.
Province was gravely affected by the economic crisis.
www.bondboard.de /frames/board/board.php?command=listitems&root=46779   (4022 words)

  
 A Province That Works - Newsweek: International Editions - MSNBC.com
Mendoza, in fact, was part of Chile until the late 18th century.
Though remote, Mendoza boasts one of Argentina’s lowest unemployment rates (9.3 percent, 40 percent lower than the national figure of 15.6 percent) and the median income of its 1.5 million people is one third higher than the national average.
The province’s deficit as a percentage of government revenues has fallen to 2.4 percent, down from 15 percent to 24 percent between 1999 and 2001.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/3540618   (878 words)

  
 Mendoza, Argentina: Mendoza City   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
ituated at the foot of The Andes, Mendoza is the capital city of the homonimous province and the most important city of the West of Argentina.
It is an incredible oasis to grow fruits and vegetables due to the presence of the Mendoza and Tunuyán Rivers.
Land with historic tradition, Mendoza keeps many memories of San Martín's epic in the cerro de la Gloria (Hill of the Glory), El Plumerillo, San Martín Park and the museums that show documents testifying the presence in the region of this Argentinian eminent person.
www.welcomeargentina.com /mendoza/index_i.html   (386 words)

  
 Inter Press Service News Agency
BUENOS AIRES, Nov 24 (IPS) - The "cruel, inhumane and degrading conditions" in three prisons in the western Argentine province of Mendoza are described by the London-based Amnesty International in a report released Wednesday in Buenos Aires.
The constitution of the province of Mendoza also states that jails are built "for security, not to mortify the inmates."
Mendoza is not the only province where prisoners are held in appalling conditions.
www.ipsnews.net /africa/print.asp?idnews=31167   (982 words)

  
 The Province - REGION Empresa Periodística
The integration between Argentina and Chile, to strengthen commercial, cultural, and social bonds, is a dream that came true by virtue of the excellent diplomatic relationship that today exists between these nations.
Mendoza Province has a paved border pass very well known, called “Los Libertadores”, which crosses the Andes through National Highway Nº 7.
Both countries are already working to pave this pass, and several provinces are also developing bioceanic corridors from a long time ago.
www.region.com.ar /english/province/prov_02.htm   (954 words)

  
 Argentina | Research | Regional
The goal of this research project is to advance the effort of the Province of Mendoza toward the development of a Strategic Transportation Plan.
The plan is to help the Province of Mendoza consider the designing of a transportation network from an integrated perspective.
The Province must take a systematic view on strategic decision activities, and the strategies chosen must be properly aligned with the rest.
web.mit.edu /mit-tdp/www/arg_reg.html   (1682 words)

  
 Argentina: Memorandum to the Governor of Mendoza Province
Argentina: Memorandum to the Governor of Mendoza Province
The purpose of this memorandum is to convey Amnesty International’s concerns with regard to prison conditions in Mendoza Province with a view to urging the authorities to introduce genuine improvements and implement policies that will allow the minimum requirements established in international human rights standards, particularly those from the United Nations, to be met.
Article 23 of the Constitution of Mendoza Province stipulates that "prisons are made for security and not to inflict suffering on the detainees and shall, together with penal colonies, be regulated in such a way that they constitute centres for work and raising moral standards.
www.amnestyusa.org /regions/americas/document.do?id=ENGAMR130082005   (8594 words)

  
 ARGENTINA hotels, Argentine hotels, Argentinian hotels, Patagonia hotels, Ushuaia hotels - Dilos Holiday World
Santa Fe Province is in the north of the country in the Pampas region.
Mendoza Province is located in the western central part of the country in the Cuyo region bordering Chile.
Tierra del Fuego, Antarctica and Southern Atlantic Islands Province in Argentina is separated from the mainland by the Straits of Magellan.
www.dilos.com /location/hotels/2166   (347 words)

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