Manuel Benavides is a small town and seat of the municipality of Manuel Benavides, in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua. As of 2010, the town had a population of 916,up from 200 as of 2005. It is a rural bordertown on the U.S.-Mexico border, with the town of Redford, Texas, directly opposite, on the U.S. side of the border.
Mexico's states classify their settlements in a variety of fashions:
Chihuahua, officially the Free and Sovereign State of Chihuahua, is one of the 31 states of Mexico. It is located in Northwestern Mexico and is bordered by the states of Sonora to the west, Sinaloa to the southwest, Durango to the south, and Coahuila to the east. To the north and northeast, it has a long border with the U.S. adjacent to the U.S. states of New Mexico and Texas. Its capital city is Chihuahua City.
Redford is a census-designated place (CDP) in Presidio County, Texas, United States. The population was 90 at the 2010 census.
Benavides is a city in Duval County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,362 at the 2010 census, down from 1,686 at the 2000 census.
Matamoros, officially known as Heroica Matamoros, is a city in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas. It is located on the southern bank of the Rio Grande, directly across the border from Brownsville, Texas, in the United States. Matamoros is the second largest city in the state of Tamaulipas. As of 2016, Matamoros had a population of 520,367. In addition, the Matamoros–Brownsville Metropolitan Area has a population of 1,387,985, making it the 4th largest metropolitan area on the Mexico–US border. Matamoros is the 39th largest city in Mexico and anchors the second largest metropolitan area in Tamaulipas.
Ciudad Acuña, also known simply as Acuña, is a city located in the Mexican state of Coahuila, atand a mean height above sea level of 271 meters. It stands on the Rio Grande, which at this point marks the U.S.-Mexico border, and offers two border crossings via Lake Amistad Dam International Crossing and Del Río-Ciudad Acuña International Bridge with the neighbouring city of Del Rio in the U.S. state of Texas. It serves as the municipal seat of the surrounding municipality of Acuña. The 2017 estimate city population was 201,778 whereas the municipality's population was 214,616. The city is the fourth-largest in the state of Coahuila and the fastest-growing city in Mexico. The area is served by the Ciudad Acuña International Airport.
Ojinaga Municipality is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Ojinaga, a rural bordertown on the U.S.-Mexico border. The municipality has an area of 9,500.50 km².
The Cortina Troubles is the generic name for the First Cortina War, from 1859 to 1860, and the Second Cortina War, in 1861, in which paramilitary forces, led by the Mexican rancher and local leader Juan Nepomuceno Cortina, confronted elements of the United States Army, the Confederate States Army, the Texas Rangers, and the local militias of Brownsville, Texas, and Matamoros, Tamaulipas.
Ojinaga is a town and seat of the municipality of Ojinaga, in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua. As of 2015, the town had a total population of 28,040. It is a rural bordertown on the U.S.-Mexico border, with the city of Presidio, Texas, directly opposite, on the U.S. side of the border. Ojinaga is situated where the Río Conchos drains into the Río Grande, an area called La Junta de los Rios. Presidio and Ojinaga are connected by the Presidio-Ojinaga International Bridge.
Manuel Benavides is one of the 67 municipalities of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The municipal seat lies at Manuel Benavides village. The municipality covers an area of 3,191.5 km².
The Fifth Federal Electoral District of Chihuahua(V Distrito Electoral Federal de Chihuahua) is one of the 300 Electoral Districts into which Mexico is divided for the purpose of elections to the federal Chamber of Deputies and one of nine such districts in the state of Chihuahua.
Ocampo is one of the 38 municipalities of Coahuila, in north-eastern Mexico, and the largest by area. The municipal seat lies at Ocampo. The municipality covers an area of 26,433 km² and is located on the international border between Mexico and the USA, here formed by the Río Bravo del Norte, adjacent to the U.S. state of Texas.
Antonio Benavides Bazán y Molina was a Lieutenant General in the Spanish Army who held administrative positions in the Americas as Royal Governor of Spanish Florida (1718–1734), Governor of Veracruz (1734–1745), Governor and Captain General of Yucatán province, as well as Governor of Manila in the Philippines. Before his successive appointments to these various positions, he served with distinction in several campaigns of the War of the Spanish Succession in 1710, and perhaps saved the life of Philip V, the first Bourbon King of Spain, at Guadalajara.
Plácido Benavides (1810–1837) was an early Mexican-born settler in De Leon's Colony, Victoria County, Texas. Benavides earned himself the sobriquet of the Paul Revere of Texas for his 1836 journey from San Patricio to Goliad to Victoria, warning residents of the approaching Mexican army. He was twice elected alcalde of Victoria, Texas. He married into the powerful De León family, and with his wife Agustina became the father of three daughters. Benavides fought against the dictatorship of Antonio López de Santa Anna, but did not feel Texas should be separated from Mexico.
Martín De León (1765–1833) was a rancher and wealthy Mexican empresario in Texas who was descended from Spanish aristocracy. He was the patriarch of one of the prominent founding families of early Texas. De León and his wife Patricia de la Garza established De León's Colony, the only predominantly Mexican colony in Texas. They founded the town of Villa de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe Victoria Nombre de Jesús on the [[Guadalupe River (Texas)|Guadalupe River. The name referred both to the river and to Mexico's president Guadalupe Victoria.
Paul Revere of Texas is a sobriquet given to people during the Texas Revolution for alerting settlers about Mexican troop movements. It is a reference to Paul Revere because of the similar circumstances in 1775 when Revere and William Dawes responded to information from Joseph Warren about movement of British forces. The duo made rides alerting John Adams, John Hancock and colonial militia troops.
Chucho el roto, is a Mexican telenovela produced by Televisa and originally transmitted by Telesistema Mexicano.
Viviana is a Mexican telenovela produced by Valentín Pimstein for Canal de las Estrellas in 1978.
Cancionera is a Mexican telenovela produced by Guillermo Diazayas for Televisa in 1980.
Encadenados is a Mexican telenovela produced by Ernesto Alonso for Televisa in 1988. Its original story of Marissa Garrido was based on Wuthering Heights by British author Emily Brontë and directed by Julio Castillo.
The Protected Area of Flora and Fauna Santa Elena Canyon is a protected area for plants and wildlife in the Mexican municipalities of Manuel Benavides and Ojinaga, in the state of Chihuahua. It was founded on November 7, 1994 and has an area of 277,209 hectares.
The Macrolibramiento Sur de Guadalajara, designated and signed as Federal Highway GUA 10D, is a toll road in Mexico. It serves as a bypass around Greater Guadalajara and currently links the Guadalajara–Tepic toll road on the west with the Guadalajara–Lagos de Moreno toll road to the east. The highway opened in its entirety in November 2017; it was formally inaugurated on January 8, 2018, by President Enrique Peña Nieto. The toll in 2018 for the 111-kilometre (69 mi) stretch of highway is 299 pesos
Antonio José Benavides Torres is a Venezuelan Major General and former commander of the Venezuelan National Guard.
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