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Mexico travels: Return to Torreon Marvin West

Monumental statue of Cristo de las Noas near Torreon, Mexico
© Jarekt, 2008
Once, on our way from El Paso to Guadalajara, we paused in Torreon, a city of half a million or more in the state of Coahuila, 275 miles down good roads from the Texas border, out in the middle of the north country as the crow might fly from Monterrey to Los Mochis.

Our primary aim was to see the very large sculpture of Jesus Christ, 70 feet tall, arms outstretched as if blessing or protecting saints and sinners alike.

We knew El Cristo was high on a hill but we were surprised by the religious business development around him, a replica of the Holy Land, a restaurant with a view, a souvenir sales center... read more

Lloyd Mexico Economic Report November 2004

Table of Contents Stock market at record high Retail sales rising Mexican multinationals ... read more

Lloyd Mexico Economic Report - Janaury 2002

Table of Contents THE SHAPE OF 2002 MORE FOREIGN INVESTMENT AIRLINE PARTNERSHIPS QUERÉTARO AIRPORT... read more

Gomez Palacio and Torreon: Mexico's desert surprises Tony Burton

Three sets of twins - two of them unusual tourist delights - await the intrepid traveller who explores the area around the industrial cities of Gómez Palacio and Torreón in northern Mexico. The firs... read more
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