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Ibarra, Francisco de

(Encyclopedia) Ibarra, Francisco de fränthēs´kō ᵺā ēbä´rä [key], 1539?–1575, Spanish conquistador in Mexico. In 1554, after founding Fresnillo , he headed an expedition to the N…

Hidalgo del Parral

(Encyclopedia) Hidalgo del Parral ēᵺäl´gō dĕl päräl´ [key] or Parral, city (1990 pop. 88,197), Chihuahua state, N Mexico, on the Parral River. The city, a rail and highway…

Velasco, Luis de

(Encyclopedia) Velasco, Luis de lwēs´ ᵺā vāläs´kō [key], d. 1564, Spanish administrator, second viceroy (1550–64) of New Spain (now Mexico), successor to Antonio de Mendoza . His…

Chihuahua

(Encyclopedia) Chihuahua chēwä´wä [key], state (1990 pop. 2,441,873), 94,831 sq mi (245,612 sq km), N Mexico, on the border of N.Mex. and Texas. The city of Chihuahua is the…

April 2017 Current Events: Disaster News

Top of Page Science & Technology News | US News | World News The world, unfortunately, can be a very dangerous place. Accidents and natural disasters occur regularly and without warning. Please…