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La Tormenta Tropical “Paula” se Convierte en el Noveno Huracán de la Temporada

El Centro Nacional de Huracanes de los Estados Unidos indicó en su boletín de las 11.00 GMT del día de hoy que 'Paula' es un ciclón de categoría uno en la escala de intensidad de Saffir-Simpson, de un máximo de cinco, y está localizado a 310 kilómetros al sur-oriente de Cozumel, en la península del Yucatán, presentando vientos máximos sostenidos de 120 kilómetros por hora y desplazándose en dirección noroeste con una velocidad de traslación de 17 kilómetros por hora. continue reading »

Dios Mio…Spanish Language Television Coming to Iran!

Iran launches Spanish language television to "explain ideological legitimacy"of the Islamic system. continue reading »

Mexican President Calderon Spending Day in Juarez – Country’s Most Violent City

Mexican President Calderon Spending Day in Juarez – Country’s Most Violent City

In a show of bravado and good will, Mexican President Felipe Calderon is spending the day in Juarez, Chihuahua – dubbed the Most Violent City in the World. continue reading »

‘No Hablo Español’ Brian Sandoval Accused of Hiring Undocumented Maid - Can He Get Elected?

‘No Hablo Español’ Brian Sandoval Accused of Hiring Undocumented Maid - Can He Get Elected?

News reports are coming out of Nevada that Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Sandoval hired an undocumented housekeeper who has since become a U.S. continue reading »

If Your Drive to Work is Not as Exciting as it Should be…

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Presidente Mexicano Llama a un Pacto Para Acabar con la Pobreza Antes de los Próximos 5 Años

Presidente Mexicano Llama a un Pacto Para Acabar con la Pobreza Antes de los Próximos 5 Años

Con el objetivo de solucionar dentro de los próximos cinco años los espeluznantes problemas pobreza que doblegan a 43 millones de personas en México (un índice que representa un demoledor 40% de la población) el gobierno congregó a todos los sectores de la nación a unirse en un pacto. continue reading »

Spanish Second Most Common Spoken Language, Third Most Common on the Web

Spanish Second Most Common Spoken Language, Third Most Common on the Web

In research just released by Applied Economics professor Jose Luis Garcia Delgado, Spanish language is second in the number of speakers behind English. The study underlines a growing interest in Scandinavian and East European countries to learn Spanish as a second language. continue reading »

¡Felicidades! Spain on Your National Day

¡Felicidades! Spain on Your National Day

Spain’s National Holiday, known as Hispanic Day or Fiesta Nacional de España or Dia de la Hispanidad, is celebrated every October 12. This national holiday commemorates continue reading »

Early Voting Begins in Illinois

Early Voting Begins in Illinois

Statewide early voting for November’s general election began on Monday, even though many locations were closed in recognition of a federal holiday. continue reading »

Guatemala Getting Help to Recover from Onslaught of Natural Disasters

Guatemala Getting Help to Recover from Onslaught of Natural Disasters

An international conference opened in Guatemala today to help in the reconstruction of the Central American country after devastating volcanic eruptions and torrential rains, with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon pledging full United Nations support. continue reading »

Brazilian Soccer Star Marta da Silva to Fight Global Poverty

Brazilian Soccer Star Marta da Silva to Fight Global Poverty

Brazilian Marta Vieira da Silva, the world’s top-ranked female football player, has been recruited by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to advocate for womens empowerment as part of global efforts to fight poverty. continue reading »

Four Dead in Gunfight Inside a Bus in Guatemala (BILINGUAL)

Four people died and another four sustained wounds after a gunfight inside a bus this Monday in the province of Jutiapa, in the south west of Guatemala, informed officials of the rescue corps. continue reading »

Ambush In Mexico Leaves 8 Police Dead

Ambush In Mexico Leaves 8 Police Dead

In northern Mexico, eight officers have been reported dead after they were ambushed on Monday. The State's Attorney General's office in Sinaloa, Mexico said four police cars were ambushed on a highway in Navolato, a central coast town on the Mexico-California border. continue reading »

Argentine Soccer Star Messi, the New Image of Dolce & Gabbana (BILINGUAL)

Argentine Soccer Star Messi, the New Image of Dolce & Gabbana (BILINGUAL)

Argentine soccer player Lionel Messi, currently considered the best in the planet for his spectacular performances with the Barcelona soccer team, will be from now on the image of the italian brand Dolce & Gabbana. continue reading »

Yet Another Spanish Cyclist Caught in Doping Scandal (BILINGUAL)

Yet Another Spanish Cyclist Caught in Doping Scandal (BILINGUAL)

Margarita Fullana’s case is one of four doping cases recently. Team Mates Ezequiel Mosquera and David García da Pena tested positive for hydroxyethyl starch, and Tour de France winner Alberto Contador, tested positive for Clebuterol. continue reading »