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Colonia

Any rural population center in Arizona, California, New Mexico or Texas within 150 miles of the U.S. border with Mexico. Colonias very often are unincorporated and are set up without government approval. As a result, colonias frequently have substandard or nonexistent municipal infrastructure.

colonia

Residential areas along the United States side of the border with Mexico and that may lack some of the most basic living necessities,such as potable water and sewer systems,electricity,paved roads,and safe and sanitary housing.The Environmental Protection Agency estimates there are more than 1,300 colonia in Texas and New Mexico alone.

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Par consequent, les enfants en provenance de ces deux villes ont ete contraints a parcourir un trajet plus long, en se deplacant a la gare de Taza pour rejoindre la colonie de vacances organisee a Saidia.
Its occurrence is usually manifested by fusibility, or the lack thereof, between colonies: two colonies either form a single mass (fusion) or do not fuse (rejection) when they come into contact.
The Catholic colonie functioned as "one key to maintaining a positive Catholic presence in the lives of children and their families" (90) who were otherwise "vulnerable" to the increasingly secular distractions of the republican school and working-class culture.
Socialist and other leftist models of the colonies likewise sought to redeem humanity through childhood by ensuring a summer of renewal for the offspring of the urban proletariat (as in the colonie municipale of early twentieth-century Suresnes) or by using the collective summer placement as a forum for enlivening class consciousness, strengthening political awareness, and fostering collective action on behalf of workers (as in the colonies proletariennes of the Popular Front).
FAISALABAD -- The Faisalabad Development Authorities (FDA) Wednesday sealed four illegal housing colonies besides removing their illicit constructions and sale offices.
THE Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR), says that the Federal Government's proposed establishment of cattle colonies across the country will not bring a lasting solution to herdsmen/farmers clashes.
MULTAN -- Additional Director General Multan Development Authority (MDA) Rana Rizwan Qadeer said that action against illegal housing colonies was continue without any discrimination.
The present study was carried out to determine the effects of screen bottom board trays on reducing ectoparasitic mite Varroa destructor Anderson and Trueman (Acari:Varroidae) populations in honeybee Apis mellifera linguistica (Hymenoptera: Apidae) colonies in the winter, spring and summer season (2013-14).
Abstract: This study focuses on the issue of farmland conversion into housing colonies in Bahawalpur City.
The survey queried more than 20,000 honey beekeepers about the number of colonies, colonies lost, colonies added, and colonies affected by certain stressors and gleans state-level estimates on key honey bee health topics.
Termite colonies have a long life cycle, wherein the colony needs to mature before being able to invest in reproduction (Nutting 1969).
THE Haryana government may be dreaming of projecting Gurgaon as a smart city, but its civic body has failed to meet basic amenities in regularised colonies.