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  USA States . com - US states Portal
During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the original 13 as the nation expanded across the North American continent and acquired a number of overseas possessions.
The United States of America, which covers the central part of North America, grew out of the British colonies that were established in the north America in the first half of the 17th century.
Thirty other states, which were formerly territories, were also admitted in to the union as full states, thus making up 50 states in all, apart from the District of Columbia.
www.usastates.com   (651 words)

  
  United States of Mexico   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mexico is bordered by the United States on the north, the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea on the east, Belize and Guatamala on the south, and the Pacific Ocean on the west.
Legislative power is vested in the Senate comprising 64 members, each state and the federal district being represented by two senators, and the House of Deputies of 500 members of which 300 are elected by universal suffrage and 200 are elected by proportional representation.
The decentralization process in Mexico is incomplete to the extent that the real responsibilities given to the municipal governments are generic functions given to all population centers but do not include functions specifically targeting rural development.
www.ciesin.org /decentralization/English/CaseStudies/mexico.html   (1365 words)

  
  New Mexico United States North America Regional
It is the among the twenty least populous states in the nation with a population of 1,819,046 according to the 2000 census.
To the north is Colorado, to the east are Oklahoma and Texas, to the south is Mexico, and to the west is Arizona.
The State's population in 2003 was estimated to be 1,874,614 by the United States Census Bureau.
infotut.com /reference/Regional/North_America/United_States/New_Mexico   (638 words)

  
 United States/Mexico Totalization Agreement
An agreement with Mexico would save U.S. workers and their employers about $140 million in Mexican social security and health insurance taxes over the first 5 years of the agreement.
Mexico is the second largest trading partner with the U.S. Agreements are already in effect with Canada, the largest trading partner with the U.S., and 19 other countries.
In the United States, once the agreement is signed, the President will submit the agreement to Congress where it must sit in review for 60 session days.
www.ssa.gov /pressoffice/factsheets/USandMexico.htm   (519 words)

  
 The Mexico Semester
The United States and Mexico are bound by material ties of mutuality in areas of geographic proximity and environment, prehistory and history, government, economy, language, cultural goals and expressions, and security concerns.
Mexico, the United States’ geographic next-door neighbor-to-the-south, currently has a population of 106 million, well beyond one-third the number of the United States’ population; approximately one of every six persons residing in North America is Mexican.
Mexico has a free market economy generating monetary exchange surpassing a trillion dollars per annum and the United States and Mexico are intimately interconnected through mutual economic interests.
www.mssu.edu /mexico/whymexico.htm   (1114 words)

  
 Mexico Map -ZoomSchool.com
Mexico is a large, Spanish-speaking country in southern North America.
Location: Mexico is located between the United States of America (at the north) and Guatemala and Belize (at the south).
At Mexico's west is the Pacific Ocean; at the east is the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea.
www.enchantedlearning.com /school/Mexico/Map.shtml   (378 words)

  
 Open Directory - Regional:North America:Mexico:States
The State of Aguascalientes is located in central Mexico, bordered by the State of Zacatecas on the north, and the State of Jalisco on the south.
Campeche is bordered by the States of Yucatan and Quintana Roo on the north and east, by the Gulf of Mexico on the west, and by the State of Tabasco and the country of Guatemala on the south.
The central and western parts of the state are in the mountains of the Sierra Madre Oriental, with arable plains in the north and south.
www.dmoz.org /Regional/North_America/Mexico/States/desc.html   (1998 words)

  
 Mexico :: Mexico Travel :: Mexico Destination Guide :: Travel to Mexico
Highlights in Mexico are the capital city of Mexico City, Monterrey, with its beautiful colonial buildings and Guadalajara.
Mexico is the country where the greatest number of U.S citizens live outside the United States.
Mexico borders two major bodies of water, the Pacific Ocean (with the Gulf of California between the mainland and the Baja California peninsula) to the west and on the east the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea that lead to the Atlantic Ocean.
mexico-travelers.com   (753 words)

  
 United States-Mexico Chamber of Commerce
As 2007 draws to a close, the USMCOC is conducting its end-of-year Bi-National Meeting that will be held in Mexico City on December 5-7.
Members of President's Calderon Cabinet have been invited to the conference.
It's estimated that half of the 2.2 million residents of this southern, oil-rich state have been made homeless by the floods.
www.usmcoc.org   (147 words)

  
 Mexico - US Department of State
It incorporates 20 counties, including one that is bigger than the eastern U.S. state of Connecticut.
A new U.S.-Mexico cooperation plan is seen as a way to reduce growing drug trafficking and other criminal activities on the two countries’ mutual border.
James Jones, U.S. ambassador to Mexico from 1993 to 1997, tells USINFO that the plan would disrupt the operations of Mexican drug traffickers and criminal organizations and provide “considerably more security at the border for both of our countries.” (complete text)
usinfo.state.gov /wh/americas/mexico.html   (271 words)

  
 A Map Of The United States Of Mexico. / Tanner, Henry S. / 1826
A Map Of The United States Of Mexico.
Full Title: A Map Of The United States Of Mexico, As organized and defined by the several Acts of the Congress of that Republic.
Published In: A Map Of The United States Of Mexico, As organized and defined by the several Acts of the Congress of that Republic.
www.davidrumsey.com /maps2032.html   (510 words)

  
 Guide to the Cities and States of Mexico : Mexico Travel - All About Mexico   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The 35-kilometer stretch of pristine bays, coves and inlets known as the Bahias de Huatulco or Bays of Huatulco (wah-TOOL-co) in southern Oaxaca, Mexico was one section of coastline targeted.
The majority of the project’s approximately 52,000 acres are to be held as ecological preserves.
Huatulco also has some of the clearest water on Mexico’s Pacific coast, and their are some great diving and snorkeling spots.
www.mexico.vg /tag/guide-to-the-cities-and-states-of-mexico   (1430 words)

  
 How Many States are in Mexico?
Mexico has 31 states and one Federal District, Mexico City, where the seat of the Federal Government and approximately one fifth of the population can be found.
Mexico is considered a Federal Republic, with each state from Baja in the North to Oaxaca in the South having a separate state government answerable to the national government.
Mexico has also instituted laws and procedures to fight corruption at all levels of the government, as well as to promote a healthy and sustainable economy.
www.wisegeek.com /how-many-states-are-in-mexico.htm   (493 words)

  
  SignOnSanDiego.com > News > Mexico
Mexico's senates considers legalizing abortion across nation: Senators from Mexico's largest leftist party on Tuesday sent a bill proposing to legalize abortion across the entire country, a measure that is stridently opposed by the nation's conservative and Roman Catholic leaders.
Three police officers killed in Gulf coast state of Veracruz: Armed assailants ambushed and killed three city police officers conducting a crime investigation, and an innocent bystander was killed during a subsequent police chase, the governor of this Gulf coast state said.
Retired Mexican general's daughter killed in shooting: The daughter of a retired Mexican general and her husband were shot to death in a wealthy Mexico City neighborhood, raising fears the army is being targeted for attacks because of its broadening role in law enforcement, police said.
www.signonsandiego.com /news/mexico   (2057 words)

  
  States of Mexico - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United Mexican States or Mexico (Estados Unidos Mexicanos or México) is a federal republic made up of 31 states (estados) and one Federal District, (Distrito Federal), which contains the capital, Mexico City.
According to the Constitution of Mexico, Mexico City is the Federal District, (Distrito Federal).
The complete text of the aforementioned reform also states that Mexico City is the see of the Powers of the Union (Executive, Legislative and Judicial) and capital of the United Mexican States.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/States_of_Mexico   (127 words)

  
 Mexico States
The state of Durango, nestling in the Sierra Madre Occidental, is surrounded by Sinaloa, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Zacatecas, Jalisco and Nayarit.
The state of Michoacán encompasses the west central and Pacific areas and is surrounded by Colima, Jalisco, Guanajuato, Querétaro, the state of Mexico, Guerrero and the Pacific.
Oaxaca City, the state capital, is one of the loveliest cities in the country, with its magnificent churches and civil buildings, surrounded by villages of craftspeople, jealous of their traditions and their marvelous natural attractions.
www.mexicobusschedules.com /states.php   (5392 words)

  
 United States–Mexico border - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The international border between Mexico and the United States runs from San Diego, California, and Tijuana, Baja California, in the west to Matamoros, Tamaulipas, and Brownsville, Texas, in the east.
With the exception of a small number of minor Rio Grande border disputes, since settled, the current course of the border was finalized by the 1848 Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo and the 1853 Gadsden Purchase.
Whether the border between Mexico and the breakaway Republic of Texas followed the Rio Grande or the Nueces River further north was an issue never settled during the existence of that Republic, and the uncertainty was one of the direct causes of the 1846–48 Mexican-American War.
voyager.in /US-Mexico_border   (897 words)

  
 ipedia.com: United States Mexico barrier Article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The United States Mexico barrier is a separation barrier designed to prevent illegal migration of Mexican nationals into the United States.
The 3140 km (1,951 mile) border between the United States and Mexico traverses a variety of terrains, including urban areas and desert.
The barrier is located in the urban sections of the border, the areas that have been the location of the greatest number of illegal crossings in the past.
www.ipedia.com /united_states_mexico_barrier.html   (270 words)

  
 Immigration, the United States and Mexico
The U.S. and Mexico do a relatively good job of managing any number of potentially conflictive issues, but immigration is an issue that falls easy prey to ideological and emotional responses on both sides of the border that make management very complicated.
The flow of migrants from Mexico to the United States is a long-term problem that will require constant management for sometime to come.
And very much associated with what the United States might do, and indeed more important, is what steps the Mexican government should take to improve its economy, make itself more competitive, attract greater levels of foreign and domestic investment and produce the kind of opportunities that will reduce the outflow.
www.mexidata.info /id350.html   (2016 words)

  
 New Mexico, Land of Enchantment State Capital Sante Fe
The Cactus State: or "Land of the Cactus" refers to the cacti that grow so abundantly in the state, particularly along the border with Mexico and on the plains.
The Land of Sunshine: or "The Sunshine State" are nicknames that refer to the generous portion of sunshine that "rains" down upon New Mexico.
New Mexico was described as place that offered enough opportunity to fulfill the hopes of all who came.
www.netstate.com /states/intro/nm_intro.htm   (615 words)

  
 DEA Briefs & Background, Drugs and Drug Abuse, State Factsheets, New Mexico
The border area between New Mexico and Mexico is sparsely populated and has limited natural or man made barriers to illegal crossing.
New Mexico encompasses over 50,000 square miles of land and is one of the largest states geographically, yet it is very sparsely populated.
This cooperative program with state and local law enforcement counterparts was conceived in 1995 in response to the overwhelming problem of drug-related violent crime in towns and cities across the nation.
www.usdoj.gov /dea/pubs/states/newmexico.html   (1909 words)

  
 Mexico - Constituent states and the Distrito Federal
We all know that mexican states do not have official flags, some even have constitutional dispositions stating that it is so and so should be (as in Baja California).
Coat of arms of Mexico's constituent states and the Distrito Federal are place on a white background proportioned 4:7 according to those hoisted in the President's house called "Los Pinos" in Mexico City.
Another report refers that these very same state coats of arms are used in the central panel of a Mexican Tricolor, mainly for tourist purposes (some reports refer it’s exogenous usage, especially in border line US locations).
flagspot.net /flags/mx-.html   (451 words)

  
 Mexico - United Mexican States - Country Profile - Estados Unidos Mexicanos - Mexico Tourism   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mexico belongs geographically to North-America, ethnological it belongs to Latin America.
Mexico is the most populous Spanish-speaking country in the world.
According to some estimates, the population of the area around Mexico City is about 18 million, which would make it the largest concentration of population in the Western Hemisphere.
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/mexico.htm   (1085 words)

  
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In addition to their drug and money seizures, state, local, and federal agencies generate valuable intelligence on trafficking patterns, concealment methods, and cell membership and structure.
In the northern United States, however, there has been a general decline in the generation and management of hazardous waste, while there has been an increase in the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec.
The mission of the Border Office is to provide accurate and timely environmental information to stakeholders in the border region including non-governmental organizations; state, local, and federal governments; tribes; business associations; academic institutions; citizen groups; and the general public.
www.lycos.com /info/us-mexico-border--united-states.html?page=2   (553 words)

  
 CNN.com - Report: Mexico ambassador hits treatment by U.S. - Nov. 12, 2003
The United States treats Mexico as its "back yard" instead of as a partner, Mexico's ambassador to the United Nations told an audience Tuesday in Mexico City, according to the Mexican government news agency Notimex.
Mexico's Foreign Relations Department could not be reached Tuesday night to confirm the comments.
For the United States, Secretary of State Colin Powell and Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge were expected to attend.
cnn.com /2003/WORLD/americas/11/12/mexico.us.ap   (242 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - United States tops Mexico 5-4   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The game was the first between the national teams since Nov. 7, 2003, when Mexico beat the United States 2-1 in a qualifier, knocking them out of the 2004 Olympics.
But Mexico took a 2-0 lead in the third inning when Weaver gave up the first of his three walks, followed by a triple by Flavio Romero and a run-scoring single by Arauz.
The United States got a run in the fourth on a groundout by Ryan Shealy after Rolando Acosta threw the ball away.
www.usatoday.com /sports/olympics/summer/2005-11-17-united-states-mexico-baseball_x.htm   (516 words)

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