Yahoo! Adds New Spanish-Language Version
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The directory contains 5,000 Web sites from 20 Spanish-speaking countries, and is divided into 14 different categories selected by Spanish-speaking Yahoo! surfers.
Content includes business and entertainment features as well as Spanish news feeds from the Associated Press, and sports coverage including a special World Cup site.
Charter sponsors of Yahoo! en espanol are Adobe Systems Pty Ltd., Cityview.com, El Sitio Internacional, Ericsson Mobile Phones Region Latin America, IBM, Mexicana de Aviacion, and Oracle Corp.
The Yahoo! launch comes on the heels of a multi-million dollar agreement recently between leading Latin American portal StarMedia Network and Netscape Corp. to deliver the "Netscape Guide by StarMedia" guide in August.
Yahoo! en espanol is the company's 14th international site. On May 5, Yahoo! launched a Chinese version to add to its line of global sites that includes the UK & Ireland, France, Germany, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Italy, Canada, Australia & New Zealand, Korea, Japan, and Asia.