Nogales, Veracruz

Nogales is a city in the mountainous western region of the Mexican state of Veracruz. It serves as the municipal seat for the surrounding municipality of Nogales, it is situated at 18°49′N 97°10′W, at an altitude of 1280 m. In the 2005 INEGI Census, the city reported a total population of 21113; the name "Nogales" is the Spanish for walnut trees. This part of the future state of Veracruz was brought under Aztec sway in or around 1450 under Emperor Moctezuma Ilhuicamina. Following the Spanish conquest of Mexico, the area was awarded to the conquistador Ojeda el Tuerto. Ojeda introduced sugar cane into the area, the San Juan Bautista Nogales sugar mill – one of the earliest, if not the first on the American continent – was established there. In 1627, Rodrigo de Vivero y Aberrucia, owner of the sugar mill at the time, was named the First Count of the Valley of Orizaba by Philip III of Spain. On 27 October 1812, during the War of Independence, the sugar mill was taken by surprise by General José María Morelos, who used it as a staging post for his attack on the royalist forces in Orizaba the next day.

On 14 June 1862, with the invading French army stationed in Orizaba, General Ignacio Zaragoza set up his headquarters in Nogales. On 7 January 1907, in the years of tension leading up to the Mexican Revolution, Nogales textile workers protesting their treatment by French textile-mill owners were massacred by the federal troops of President Porfirio Díaz. In 1910, Nogales was awarded the status of a town and, in 1971, city status. Heriberto Jara Corona, Governor of Veracruz from 1924 to 1927, recipient of the Senate's Belisario Domínguez Medal. Municipality of Nogales

G.S. Porto Robur Costa

Gruppo Sportivo Porto Robur Costa, or Porto Robur Costa, is an Italian men's volleyball club based in Ravenna. The club known as Bunge Ravenna for sponsorship reasons, participates in the Serie A1 championship. Porto Robur Costa was founded in the summer of 2013 by the merging of two Ravenna-based clubs, Porto Ravenna Volley and Gruppo Sportivo Robur Angelo Costa. Porto Robur Costa made its debut in Serie A1 in the 2013–14 season, in which, after finished the regular season in ninth place, it won the CEV Challenge Cup play-offs, obtaining the right to participate in the competition of the same name under the name CMC Ravenna; the same situation occurs in the 2016–17 season, qualifying for the 2017–18 CEV Challenge Cup. CEV Challenge Cup Winners: 2017-18