Yahoo! En Español Launches End of Year ‘Fin de Año’ Site

Yahoo! En Español Launches End of Year ‘Fin de Año’ Site

Special mini site features the top searches of 2008 as well as shopping and holiday guides for U.S. Hispanics


MIAMI, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Yahoo! en Español today announced the launch of “Fin de Año” (, a Spanish-language mini site that highlights the most popular searches, themes and trends, as well a retrospective of the top stories and images of 2008. It also features a shopping guide, which helps users select gifts based on style, personality, sex and age range, and articles that offer holiday related advice and ideas to assist U.S. Hispanics in their preparations.

“Yahoo! Fin de Año offers a look back at the most relevant topics that piqued our users curiosity in 2008,” said Jose Rivera Font, vice president and general manager, Yahoo! Hispanic Americas. “It also offers users handy information on not only preparing for the upcoming festivities but also planning ahead for success in 2009.”

The 2008 Year in Review site also presents the top searches of the year in a special Yahoo! POP module, which highlights the most searched terms by the U.S. Hispanic community in seven different categories (Overall, Entertainment, Celebrities, Music, Technology, News and Sports).

The Top 10 Overall Searches for 2008 were:

Barack Obama

Michael Phelps


Ingrid Betancourt

Beijing 2008

Britney Spears

Heath Ledger

Hombre Embarazado

Huracane Gustav

Katy Perry

The ‘Preparativos’ tab on the site showcases articles on top holiday topics such as what to wear, what’s in style, how to decorate, and how to entertain this season, among others. Also, the Shopping Guide tab features more than 300 products as gift ideas for loved ones and colleagues, helping users find the perfect gift for everyone on their shopping list. The categories include: Gifts for Her, Gifts for Him, Gifts for Children, Most original Gifts, among others.

Additionally, users will have access to a number of interactive tools and features on the new Fin de Año site, among them the ability to ask and answer questions on Yahoo! Answers and upload pictures to Flickr.

For further information Yahoo!’s Fin de Año site and to check out the hottest searched topics for the US Hispanic community on 2008, please visit (

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Yahoo! En Español Launches End of Year ‘Fin de Año’ Site