The Mayo River is located in the Mexican state of Sonora.
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.
The Adolfo Ruiz Cortines Dam generates electricity and irrigates agriculture in the Mayo Valley. It is 30 km east of the city of Navojoa, in the municipality of Álamos. Adolfo Ruiz Cortines was a president of Mexico.
The Adolfo Ruiz Cortines Dam, built in 1955 is a medium-sized reservoir, located in the Mexican state of Sonora; it provides water for the Río Mayo Irrigation district. At 1,100 million m3 it ranks the 25th largest reservoir in Mexico. In 1985 the dam overflowed reservoir forcing the evacuation of 20,000 people.
Navojoa is the fifth-largest city in the northern Mexican state of Sonora and is situated in the southern part of the state. The city is the administrative seat of Navojoa Municipality, located in the Mayo River Valley.
Guasave is a city which is the seat of the homonymous municipality in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. It is located in the northwestern part of Mexico, southeast of the city of Los Mochis. It stands at.
The Children of Sanchez is a 1961 book by American anthropologist Oscar Lewis about a Mexican family living in the Mexico City slum of Tepito, which he studied as part of his program to develop his concept of culture of poverty. Due to criticisms expressed by members of the family regarding the Partido Revolucionario Institucional (PRI) government and Mexican presidents such as Adolfo Ruiz Cortines and Adolfo López Mateos, and its being written by a foreigner, the book was banned in Mexico for a few years before pressure from literary figures resulted in its publication.
The surname Ruiz originates from the Germanic personal name "Hrodric" which is composed of the elements Hrod, meaning "renown", and Ric meaning power. Thus, the name Ruiz means "famous ruler". Ruiz derives from the name of the father of the original bearer. Its roots can be traced back to the Visigoths, the Germanic tribe who ruled in the Iberian Peninsula between the 5th and 8th centuries.
The Authentic Party of the Mexican Revolution was a Mexican political party that existed from 1955 to 2000. PARM was generally considered a satellite party of the governing Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI).
The Federation of Parties of the Mexican People was a socialist political party that existed from 1945 to 1954.
The Secretariat of Communications and Transportation of Mexico is the national federal entity that regulates commercial road traffic and broadcasting. Its headquarters are in the Torre Libertad on Reforma in Mexico City but some aspects of the department still function at the old headquarters located at the intersection of Eje Central and Eje 4 Sur (Xola). The building is decorated with murals created by arranging small colored stones on the building's outer walls.
General elections were held in Mexico on 7 July 1952. The presidential elections were won by Adolfo Ruiz Cortines, who received 74.3% of the vote. In the Chamber of Deputies election, the Institutional Revolutionary Party won 151 of the 161 seats. These were the last presidential elections in Mexico in which women were not allowed to vote.
Template:Expand Mexican Gilberto Loyo was a Mexican economist and politician. He was a member of the Institutional Revolutionary Party and Secretary of Economy under President Adolfo Ruiz Cortines. He was the founder of the National association of economists in Mexico.
Miguel Henríquez Guzmán was a Mexican politician and military officer.
Events in the year 1952 in Mexico.
Events in the year 1954 in Mexico.
Events in the year 1955 in Mexico.
Events in the year 1956 in Mexico.
Events in the year 1958 in Mexico.
Events in the year 1973 in Mexico.
María de los Dolores Izaguirre Castañares, married name María Dolores Izaguirre de Ruiz, was the First Lady of Mexico during the years 1952-1958 when her husband Adolfo Ruiz Cortines was President.
San José Insurgentes is a neighborhood located in southwest Mexico City.
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