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2011-02-24 17:42:21

A study by the University of Salamanca (USAL) has looked into how salaries would differ if immigrants were paid in the same way as Spanish workers according to education and experience. The results show that, in higher salary ranges, Latin American immigrants earn around 20% less than their Spanish counterparts. "In this paper we analysed the salary differences between Spanish workers and Latin American or Caribbean immigrants in 2006", Jos© Ignacio Ant³n, a researcher at the USAL...

2009-12-10 16:02:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Del Rio, meet The Beatles! In November, the world experienced Beatlemania all over again with the launch of the interactive music video game The Beatles: Rock Band and re-mastered versions of some of the Fab Four's classic albums. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091210/LA24121) Now, just in time for the holidays, the legendary duo from Andalusia brings their unique vocal and rhythmic magic to a new twist on "Hey Jude," the...

2008-10-06 12:00:26

Dozens of Arab and international celebrities and filmmakers have confirmed their attendance at the Middle East International Film Festival (MEIFF) this year. The red carpet and opening night ceremony will screen the gala film "The Brothers Bloom" directed by Rian Johnson and produced by Endgame and Summit Entertainment, at the second edition, to be held from 10th to 19th of October. Mohamed Khalaf Al Mazrouei, Vice Chairman of MEIFF and Director General of The Abu Dhabi Authority for...

2008-07-18 09:00:53

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 18, 2008) - Dorato Resources Inc. ("Dorato" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:DRI)(FRANKFURT:DO5) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a letter agreement with Franco-Nevada Corporation (TSX:FNV) ("Franco-Nevada") wherein Franco-Nevada has agreed to purchase 1,500,000 units of a 1,900,000 common share non-brokered private placement (approximately 5% of the issues and outstanding shares of the Company) at a price of $1.70 per common share....

2008-07-10 12:00:45

Movie actor James Franco says he plans to start classes at New York University graduate school this fall. Franco, who started out on TV's Freaks and Geeks and in the bio-pic James Dean, has co-starred in the Spider-Man trilogy and appeared in films like Sonny, City by the Sea, The Dead Girl and Flyboys. He reportedly graduated from the University of California in Los Angeles last month at the age of 30, after taking English literature classes for years. I am going back to school because...

2008-05-30 06:00:23

LOS ANGELES, May 30 /PRNewswire/ -- International entertainment icon and world-renowned guitarist, Charo takes her extraordinary career in a progressive new direction. On June 5, 2008 at her home in Beverly Hills, California, Charo will welcome invited industry guests to hear and dance to the world premiere of her Dance Club remixes of "Espana Cani", the most famous, passionate, and powerful of all Spanish songs. The CD showcases Charo's amazing guitar virtuosity set to dance club main...

2006-07-22 13:11:54

By Howell Llewellyn MADRID (Billboard) - Leonor Watling is best-known outside her native Spain as the star of such movies as Pedro Almodovar's "Talk to Her." She may soon be known for her music now that "Automatic Imperfection," the second album by Watling's jazz-pop ensemble Marlango, is getting a worldwide release. The album went gold (50,000 units) after it was first issued in Spain in September 2005 by Madrid indie label Subterfuge Records. It is now being handled globally by...


Latest Spanish people Reference Libraries

Azara’s Night Monkey, Aotus azarae
2014-04-15 10:35:12

Azara’s night monkey or the southern night monkey (Aotus azarae) is a species of night monkey that can be found in South and Central America. Its range includes areas Peru, Paraguay, Panama, Argentina, Ecuador, Bolivia, and Venezuela. This species is thought to prefer to reside in tall forests and lowland vine forests. This species holds three subspecies, including the feline night monkey and the Bolivian night monkey, and was named after Félix de Azara, a Spanish naturalist. Azara’s...

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2013-03-16 00:00:00

Antonio de Ulloa was born on January 12, 1716 in Seville. Ulloa enlisted with the Spanish Navy in 1733. In 1735, he was sent to Ecuador as a member of the French Geodesic Mission. The mission, led by Pierre Bouguer, was organized by the French Academy of Sciences to measure a degree of the meridian at the equator. He stayed in Ecuador for 9 years until 1744, during this stint; he discovered platinum with his partner, Jorge Juan. In 1745, he returned to Spain. However, while enroute to...

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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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