Spanish is the most commonly spoken language in the western hemisphere, including 16 percent of the U.S. population. Here in the borderland, Spanish is considered the most valuable second language for native English speakers.

The El Paso Times saw the need to launch a Spanish language product as the local population grew during the past fours years due to the influx of middle class immigrants fleeing the drug-related violence in Juárez and the wartime military expansion of Fort Bliss. 

El Paso Times launches Spanish language online publication | Borderzine.