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Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo attended a flag ceremony on board the Spanish navy training vessel Juan Sebastian Elcano in Miami on Sunday. continue reading »
St. Augustine, Florida, the oldest city in the United States, pays tribute Saturday to Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon (1460-1521), who discovered Florida in 1513. continue reading »
Today in Latin American history, Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León first sighted land in what is now Florida in 1513. Ponce de León named the land La Florida ("Flowery Land") upon landing there during the Easter season. continue reading »