Armando Zamora (born 1958, in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico) is a journalist, writer and musician. Zamora has written articles, poems, short stories and novels. A number of these deal with topics related to agriculture, many of which are academic in nature. His work has won a number of awards including first place in the Juegos Florales Anita Pompa de Trujillo in 1981, first in the Juegos Feria Amealco 92 in Querétero, the Concurso de Cuento in 1986, and an honorable mention at the World of Poetry in Miami, Florida. His major works include Cuadriludios, Mi corazón es un gato enfermo y al borde del tejado, Equinoccios de la soledad, Bitácora del náufrago y otros poemas and Navegación al interior. His best-known novel is El que se raje es puto. He has also written a large number of magazine articles.
Hermosillo, formerly called Pitic, is a city located centrally in the northwestern Mexican state of Sonora. It is the capital and largest city as well as the main economic center for the state and region. As of 2015, the city has a population of 812,229 inhabitants, making it the 16th largest city in Mexico. The recent city population spur is due to its recent strong industrialization, especially in the automotive industry.
Sonora, officially Estado Libre y Soberano de Sonora, is one of 31 states that, with Mexico City, comprise the 32 federal entities of United Mexican States. It is divided into 72 municipalities; the capital city is Hermosillo. Sonora is bordered by the states of Chihuahua to the east, Baja California to the northwest and Sinaloa to the south. To the north, it shares the U.S.–Mexico border with the states of Arizona and New Mexico, and on the west has a significant share of the coastline of the Gulf of California.
Mexico, officially the United Mexican States, is a country in the southern portion of North America. It is bordered to the north by the United States; to the south and west by the Pacific Ocean; to the southeast by Guatemala, Belize, and the Caribbean Sea; and to the east by the Gulf of Mexico. Covering almost 2,000,000 square kilometres (770,000 sq mi), the nation is the fifth largest country in the Americas by total area and the 13th largest independent state in the world. With an estimated population of over 120 million people, the country is the eleventh most populous state and the most populous Spanish-speaking state in the world, while being the second most populous nation in Latin America after Brazil. Mexico is a federation comprising 31 states and Mexico City, a special federal entity that is also the capital city and its most populous city. Other metropolises in the state include Guadalajara, Monterrey, Puebla, Toluca, Tijuana and León.
Agustín García Calvo was a Spanish philologist, philosopher, poet and playwright.
Héctor Aguilar Camín is a Mexican writer, journalist and historian.
Luis Alcoriza de la Vega was a respected Mexican screenwriter, film director, and actor.
José Donoso Yáñez was a Chilean writer. He lived most of his life in Chile, although he spent many years in self-imposed exile in Mexico, the United States (Iowa) and mainly Spain. Although he had left his country in the sixties for personal reasons, after 1973 he said his exile was also a form of protest against the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. He returned to Chile in 1981 and lived there until his death.
The X Bolivarian Games were a multi-sport event held between November 9–18, 1985, in Cuenca, Ambato, and Portoviejo, Ecuador. The Games were organized by the Bolivarian Sports Organization (ODEBO).
Isela Vega Durazo is a Mexican actress, and occasional singer-songwriter, producer, writer, and director.
Villabrázaro is a municipality located in the province of Zamora, Castile and León, Spain. According to the 2004 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 352.
Eduardo Osorio is an author and journalist born in 1957 in Toluca, Mexico. His major work is the book Club Obrero, which deals with homosexuality and conservatism. On 2012, he published El juego del gato y el alfil, a novel winner of the Ignacio Manuel Altamirano contest prize from the Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México.
Leonardo Moledo was an Argentine writer and philosopher.
Soy tu fan is a Mexican romantic comedy television series produced by Canana Films, Fox Television Studios and Once TV México, and is an adaptation of the Argentina series of the same name created by Dolores Fonzi and Constanza Novick. It is directed by Álvaro Hernández, Mariana Chenillo & Gerardo Naranjo, produced by Pablo Cruz, Constanza Novick, Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna, Geminiano Pineda, Jorge Mondragón, Diego Martínez Ulanosky and Ana Claudia Talancón and written by Constanza Novick. It premiered Wednesday, April 28, 2010 in Mexico on Once TV Mexico, and in the United States on mun2, October 17, 2010. Season 2 began airing on October 19, 2011 on Once TV in Mexico.
Luis Manuel Ávila is a Mexican actor, comedian and singer of film and television who is best known for his roles of "Tomás Mora" in La fea más bella and "Junior P. Luche" in La familia P. Luche. He was named best actor in the First Festival of University Theatre UNAM He has worked in different performing activities since 1991. Theater: "Esperando al Zurdo" "Macbeth & Co" "Romeo y Julieta" "Don Juan Tenorio" "Yo Madre Yo Hija" "Politico de Alcoba" and more, at this moment "La Caja". Film: "Divina Confusión" El Octavo Pasajero" "Aspiración" "Debo No Niego" "En La Tierra". TV: "La Fea Más Bella" "Camaleones" "Las Tontas No Van Al Cielo" "Triunfo del Amor" "Por Ella Soy Eva" and actually "La Familia Peluche season 3" He has a career as a comedian since 1995 with his characters Librado, Junior, Tomás and Zamora. Lately he has focused his career into the world music with his two albums "Biografía" and actually "El Riesgo" as part of the duet LOS LUISES who are visiting throughout Mexico and various cities in USA.
Ignacio Mondaca Romero is a Mexican writer who has written a large number of articles, essays, literary criticism and books. He was born in San Luis Río Colorado, Sonora, Mexico. His work has won the Concurso Nacional de Cuento in 1998, the Concurso del Libro Sonorense in 2003 and in 2009. Major works include El pianoforte, Relatos de ocio, El diluvio y otros cuentos, Cuentos para llevar, Brevedad vital, Ensayos del desaire and Crónicas de una ciudad despierta. Mondaca was the president of the Escritores de Sonora, A.C. writers organization from 2006 to 2010. Nowadays he is Coordinador de Literatura in the Instituto Sonorense de Cultura.
Sylvia Aguilar Zéleny is a novelist and short story writer born in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico, in 1973. She studied Hispanic literature at the Universidad de Sonora and began her career as a teacher,at the Instituto Tecnologico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey She has an MFAin creative writing from the University of Texas at El Paso. She learned to write through workshops given by other authors such as Abrigael Bohórquez, Héctor Manjarrez, David Martín del Cammpo and Cristina Rivera-Garza. Her works have appeared in Altanoche, La Tempestad, Las Hojas de la Mancuspia, Milenio, Néctar y Picnic and a large number of magazines. Her work has won Concurso de Libro Sonorense in 2003, the Concurso de Cuento Cristina Rivera-Garza in 2005, and an honorable mention in the Concurso de Libro Sonorense in 2000.
The 23rd Central American and Caribbean Games were held in Barranquilla, Colombia.
Stephen Christopher Saenz Villarreal is a Mexican athlete. Although born in the United States, he represents the Athletics Association of the State of Sonora. He has competed for Mexico in shot put at the 2012 Summer Olympics. He is also an assistant track coach at Skyline High School in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Jonathan Mejía Ruiz, commonly known as Jona, is a Honduran professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Hércules CF as a striker.
José García Narezo was a Mexican painter and a founding member of the Salón de la Plástica Mexicana.
Juan José Plans Martínez was a Spanish writer, journalist, and radio and television announcer. He specialized as a writer in fantasy, horror, and science fiction, and published several collections of short stories and several radio and TV adaptations of classics in these genres. He was the author of nearly forty books and is on over thirty national and international anthologies, which have been translated into Portuguese, Polish, French, Russian and English.
Adolfo Samuel Acosta Rodriguez is a 5-a-side football player from Spain. Playing for the Spanish national team, he won a pair of bronze medals at the 2004 Summer Paralympics and the 2012 Summer Paralympics. Competing at the 2008 Summer Paralympics, his team finished just out of medal contention in fourth place overall. Outside football, he is on the Executive Board and is a member of the General Assembly for the Federación Española de Deportes para Ciegos (FEDC).