Dutch Police Detain Driver Of Spanish Van Near Cancelled GigPolice in the Dutch port city of Rotterdam detained the driver of a van with Spanish license plates and a number of gas tanks inside after a concert by an American rock band was cancelled Wednesday night following a threat, the city's mayor said.
Best Language Classes In BaltimoreBaltimore has become a microcosm of the world with its very diverse populations. Known for its communities which span the gamut of cultures, Charm City has become the place to visit as well as live. Because of the diverse cultures living in the area, there is a desire and/or need to learn the languages native to the various residents. Here is a sampling of language classes available for people interested in becoming bi-lingual or just studying another tongue.
2 Prince George's Moms Lobby For Bilingual SchoolsA quest by two Prince George's County mothers to lobby the county school system to begin offering Spanish immersion classes for elementary students is starting to pay off.
CNET en Español Is HereOur sister site, CNET has just launched a Spanish language version filled with reviews, news and videos with an emphasis on topics that matter to the Spanish speaking audience.
Smithsonian Features U.S. National Anthem In SpanishA little-known official translation of the U.S. national anthem to be sung in Spanish is now part of the Smithsonian Institution's collection.
Md. Online Hunter Safety Course Now In SpanishThe Maryland Department of Natural Resources is adding a Spanish-language version of its online hunter safety course.
Hood College Student Breaks Language BarriersAlex Sardi started her volunteer work at Frederick nonprofit Centro Hispano by folding clothes and answering phones. Sardi, a 19-year-old sophomore majoring in Spanish and art history at Hood College, has moved on to teaching English and, over the past few months, grant writing.
Children's Clinic Finds New Home In AnnapolisAnne Arundel Medical Center's clinic at the Stanton Community Center provides low-cost dental and medical services to uninsured adults, while the hospital's Community Health Center on Forest Drive provides similar services to the underinsured — people who don't have strong insurance coverage.
BLOG: Tim Howard's Spanish Language Rant105.7's Ed Norris' thoughts on US goal keeper Tim Howard's Spanish language rant.