Acapulco

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Synonyms for Acapulco

a port and fashionable resort city on the Pacific coast of southern Mexico

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Fifteen international academics and researchers contribute nine papers to a collection which evolved from the 2007 American Geophysical Union-Joint meeting held in Acapulco, Mexico, exploring the restrictions and ambiguities imposed by the current definition of a volcano, and other fundamental concepts in volconology.
Acapulco, Mexico Police have identified an alleged hit man arrested on suspicion of taking part in a gunbattle that left six people dead and five wounded during a raging attack on the main boulevard in Acapulco's tourist zone.
Instead, they were whisked off to a resort on the beaches of Acapulco, Mexico - sequestered in paradise for three weeks last spring.
Officials boarded the vessel on Friday in Acapulco, Mexico, to probe the infections.
The CDC boarded the QE2 on Friday in Acapulco, Mexico.
Leyva earned his BA in architecture from the University of Veracruz and landed his first job designing a luxury resort in Acapulco, Mexico in 1975.
A 24-year-old Oxnard man suspected in the 2004 execution-style slayings of a pregnant woman and two men in Ventura County was arrested Friday in Acapulco, Mexico, authorities said.
Time sharing hotel infrastucture in Acapulco, Mexico.
A large outbreak of histoplasmosis among American travelers associated with a hotel in Acapulco, Mexico, spring 2001.
From Acapulco, Mexico to Woolacombe, Devon, England (but including only one destination on the US West coast), a North Carolina writer celebrates special places where land and sea meet.
US low-cost carrier America West Airlines launched on 18 December new nonstop services between Los Angeles and Acapulco, Mexico and between Oakland, California and Los Cabos, Mexico.
When law enforcement officials boarded the 84-foot vessel in waters 350 miles off Acapulco, Mexico, they found it carried 32 tons of fins and no other shark parts--prima facie evidence of illegal plunder, federal attorneys contend (see box, page 233).
BST Software will be demonstrating a variety of its solutions at upcoming tradeshows including: June 3-6; AEC Internet Strategies - Anaheim, CA, June 4; ACEC Canada 2002 Annual Convention - Charlevoix, Quebec, June 26-29; Microsoft Fusion 2002 - Los Angeles, July 12-15; FIDIC 2002 Annual Conference - Acapulco, Mexico, September 29-October 2; The Zweig Letter Hot Firm 2002 Conference - Boston, October 9-11; EFCG CEO Conference 2002 - New York City, October 16; ProjectWorld Midwest - Chicago, November 11-14; and ACEA Awards for Excellence 2002 - Melbourne, Australia, December 6.
Also on This Day: 1701: Yale College in the United States of America received its charter; 1779: The first Luddite riots began in Manchester against the introduction of machinery for spinning cotton; 1899: The first petrol-driven motor bus began operating in London; 1940: Birth of Beatle John Lennon; 1947: The first call between a car telephone and a phone in a plane was made above Wilmington, Delaware, in the United States; 1997: Hurricane Pauline hits Acapulco, Mexico, killing 250 people.
A man who ran after a rolling coin worth a penny, fell over a cliff in Acapulco, Mexico, and survived the 220ft drop.