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Universidad Veracruzana

Universidad Veracruzana is a public autonomous university located in the Mexican state of Veracruz. Established in 1944, the university is one of the most important in the southeast region of México, its academic organization is a structure based on academic areas, education programs and research institutes. Due to geographic dispersing, academic activities are coordinated by the Academic Secretariat and four Vice-Rector's Offices. General Directions of the academic areas: Arts and Agricultural Sciences, Health Sciences and Business Administration, Liberal Arts and Technical coordinate as well each school and educational programs; the Department of Research coordinates the plans and activities of the research institutes, the Direction of Art Dissemination operates the artistic groups and the cultural activities programs. In the region of Xalapa, the University has 32 schools, 22 institutes and research centers, one Children's Musical Induction Center, one Language Center, one Foreign Languages Department, two Self-access Language Learning Centers, two Arts Workshops, one Foreign Students School, one Advanced Technology Lab, one Analytic Resolution Support Services Unit, one School Hospital and one Library Services and Information Unit.

In Veracruz: 13 schools, four institutes and research centers, one Children's Musical Induction Center, one Language Center, two Self-access Language Learning Centers, one Art Workshops and one USBI. In Orizaba-Córdoba: 8 schools, two Language Centers, two Self-access Language Learning Centers and an Advanced Technology Lab. In Poza Rica: 13 schools, one Language Center, a Self-access Language Learning Center, two Art Workshops, and in Coatzacoalcos-Minatitlán, 8 schools, one Language Center, two Self-access Learning Centers and two USBIs. Furthermore, it is associated with the North American Mobility Project, a transnational academic program that links it to Georgia Southern University in the United States and Wilfrid Laurier University in Canada; the University of Veracruz was formally established on September 11, 1944. Its foundation was the consolidation of the colleges of Higher Education in the region, it continued the activities of existing middle and high schools along with nursing and midwifery academies from Orizaba and Veracruz.

After, the Law School, the School of Fine Arts, the Archaeology Department, the Superior School of Music and the University radio station, XEXB, were founded. The main campus is in Xalapa. During the'50s, the University entered into a stage of institutional constitution and disperse: New faculties were founded, new programs were developed and new high schools were created, not only in Xalapa but in Veracruz and Orizaba; this stage didn't end until 1968 when secondary education was separated from the Universidad Veracruzana by decree. The institution's growth and expansion characterize the'70s, as it has happened to other Higher Education Institutions in the country; the regionalization of the University becomes consolidate, more schools were created and the first graduate programs were developed. Research activities fostered the creation of new institutes and the Gynecology and Obstetrics Hospital. In addition, the arts diffusion was boosted when art groups were created giving recognition to our University.

In the next decade and growing of the different academic entities decreased, new academic plans and programs were approved and the university's initiation stage disappeared. In the'90s, the Universidad Veracruzana faced new challenges which represented the changing conditions in the social and political environments, dealing with the international competition and as with the deficiency of financial aid, all which made public universities reconsider their academic organization structure. Thus, its current educational development plan is based upon the General Development Plan 1997-2005.2 In this context, the institution got into an innovation process with the Programa de Consolidación y Proyección Hacia el Siglo XXI, 1997-2003.3 In 1997, The State Government recognized the right of the institution to have a new social and legal status and awarded the institution with autonomy. The same year, Doctor Víctor Arredondo becomes the universities President. Over the 70+ years of its existence, the Universidad Veracruzana has expanded its services to every area of the state of Veracruz.

Present in five of the most important economic regions of the state with schools in 14 cities: Xalapa, Boca del Río, Orizaba, Córdoba, Río Blanco, Amatlán, Camerino Z. Mendoza, Poza Rica, Minatitlán, Coatzacoalcos and Acayucan. Only a few universities in the country have this accelerated geographical development. By the year 2006, its conversion into a University System of the State was an academic and administrative reality with five integrated campuses on each one of the regions. Today, Veracruzana is one of the largest universities in Mexico, with over 70,000 students enrolled. Universidad Veracruzana Homepage

Taxi 5

Taxi 5 is a 2018 French action comedy film directed by Franck Gastambide. It is the fifth installment of the series Taxi, but features an different cast. Sylvain Maro, inspector of the Paris police, is considered one of the best police officers of the French capital, who dreams of serving in the special forces. After it is found out that he slept with the Commissioner's wife, he is transferred to the municipal police of Marseille, whose mayor is the former Commissioner Gibert. While chasing a taxi driver, he ends up drowning the patrol car and as a result enters into a skirmish with the city police. Gibert informs the team about a "gang of Italians", who use two powerful Ferrari for committing their crimes, instructs Maro to arrest them. Due to the local police cars being under-powered, he realizes he won't be able to keep up with a Ferrari. Alain, a colleague of Maro, tells the newcomer about the legendary taxi of Marseille and about the adventures of Daniel and Emilien, but years have passed: the car is now in Morocco, Emilien has left the police, Daniel lives in Miami.

Sylvain and his team find Daniel's nephew, Eddie Makhlouf, the taxi driver he was chasing. Sylvain offers Eddie a deal. Eddie makes a counter-offer, they find the car. The next day they begin operation "Mafia"; as the thieves are escaping, Gibert makes a mistake leading to a car pile-up, one of the victims of, revealed to be the Minister he had met previously. Sylvain is still unable to keep up with their cars. Realizing that the car needs more modifications he ends up leaving the taxi with Eddie's sister, Samia. Sylvain is smitten by her and tries to make a move but is turned down, he goes with Eddie to meet an "Italian" Rashid, who informs them about a place where the Italians train - an abandoned racing track. Sylvain and Eddie win the race. One of the robbers, Tony Dog, a former driver for Formula 1, offers Sylvain a job and invites him to a private party; the entire municipal police team is sent there. Eddie, disguised as a waiter, enters Dog's office and finds the plan for the next robbery - the theft of a diamond "Cassiopeia".

He shows Sylvain the evidence. Both overhear the robbers speaking to two corrupt city cops; because of Eddie's stupidity they get caught and Eddie ends up revealing everything to one of them. After Sylvain escapes through the window, Eddie is rescued by one of the police officers. On the day of the robbery, the diamond "Cassiopeia" arrives in Marseille by helicopter. Before it can land, the robbers threaten to blow it up using a stolen military drone. After blowing up a couple of police cars as proof, the pilot is forced to fly the helicopter to a yacht. Sylvain and Eddie chase after the helicopter along with the cops; the corrupt cops are stopped by Eddie' friends while clearing a path for the taxi. The cops commandeer a civilian vehicle but they get stopped by the municipal police while the robbers continue their pursuit of the taxi. After opening fire on the taxi, Sylvain uses the boost to gain more speed and as a result the taxi is sent flying off a cliff and crashing into the back of the yacht where Rashid has claimed the diamond from the pilot.

The gang is arrested, the diamond is returned. Sylvain heads over to Samia to tell her about the car when she reveals that it's over the news. Eddie is shown on television pretending to be a cop while taking credit, he thanks Samia before ending it with a proposal to his girlfriend. In the hospital, seeing the broken taxi, is upset. At a ceremony, everyone involved is awarded. Sylvain arrives in a Lamborghini confiscated from the Italians, followed by Samia in a new car she had been working on. Both proceed to race to the airport. Franck Gastambide: Sylvain Marot Malik Bentalha: Eddy Maklouf Bernard Farcy: Gilbert Salvatore Esposito: Toni Dog Edouard Montoute: Alain Trésor Sabrina Ouazani: Samia Sand Van Roy: Sandy Anouar Toubali: Michel Petrucciani Monsieur Poulpe: Ménard Sissi Duparc: Sandrine Brossard Ramzy Bedia: Rachid Moussa Maaskri: Lopez Soprano: Baba Elise Larnicol: Minister of Ecology François Levantal: Commissaire Morzini Peugeot 407 Ferrari 458 Lamborghini Aventador. Mercedes C AMG Class Hummer H2 Dacia Logan MCV Suzuki Ignis Citroën AX Peugeot 306 Peugeot 307 SW Renault Megane Scenic Renault Laguna II station wagon Renault Laguna III Renault Megane III Ford Mondeo IV Taxi 5 on IMDb