President Obama spoke with Spanish President-elect Mariano Rajoy today to congratulate him on his election and to underscore U.S. support for his economic reform agenda. The two leaders agreed on the vitality of the alliance between our two countries, which cooperate closely on a full range of issues on our shared global agenda. The President looks forward to welcoming President-elect Rajoy to the upcoming NATO Summit in Chicago in May 2012.
Mortgage servicers still violating guidelines
Nearly one year ago, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) introduced rules for mortgage servicers designed to end predatory practices that have cost countless families their homes. The new servicing standards made home-saving loan modifications more available and laid the groundwork ...
Serving to heal the weary soles of migrants
Feet are a symbolic part of practically every migrant’s story: They literally carry their owner's weight along the length of an exhausting journey. And in the Mexican border city of Juárez, one man has made it his mission to care for this particular body part.
Jorge Gutiérrez calls himself “El ...
The front lines of climate change
With melting glaciers, extreme storms and unprecedented droughts, Latin America is on the front lines of climate change. Yet the region is also an innovator of low carbon efforts and in recent years several countries in the region have shown their willingness to act on climate with emission ...
Generations celebrate tradition of Mañanitas
Qué linda está la mañana
En que vengo a saludarte
Venimos todos con gusto
Y placer a felicitarte
El día en que tú naciste
Nacieron todas las flores
En la pilar del bautismo
Cantaron los ruiseñores
Ya viene amaneciendo
Ya la luz del día nos dio
Levántate de ...