Qasanqay is a small village 3,800 meters above sea level in the heart of the Andes, in Ayacucho. The country's Independence was signed in this Peruvian region in 1826; this is also where Sendero Luminoso originated, the terrorist group that triggered the savage violence in the 1980s against the poorest population and law enforcement agencies. Over 69,000 Peruvians died.
Life and Culture
Life and Culture
The King and Queen of Spain and princess Beatrix of the Netherlands opened the ‘Bosch. The 5th Centenary Exhibition’
The King and Queen of Spain and princess Beatrix of the Netherlands opened at the Prado Museum the most complete and highest quality exhibition ever devoted to Bosch. With the sole sponsorship of BBVA Foundation, the exhibition brings together 21 original paintings and 8 original drawings by the artist loaned from collections and museums around the world.
Francisco González sees open platforms and cloud computing as essential to the future of the banking sector
In his address during the Institute of International Finance’s Spring Meeting in Madrid, BBVA Executive Chairman Francisco González stressed that opening the technological platforms to collaboration with startups and a progressive cloud migration will be critical to the future of the banking sector.
Hawking: “This is the first recognition bestowed on me for my work on galaxy formation"
British physicist Stephen Hawking received the BBVA Frontiers of Knowledge Award for his work on galaxy formation. On the occasion of BBVA’s executive chairman visit to Cambridge to hand him the award, Hawking remarked that this was the first recognition bestowed on him for his work on galaxy formation and stated his optimism regarding the future of mankind.
BBVA Compass to move San Antonio corporate offices to Weston Centre, which will boast bank’s sign
BBVA Compass is set to become an even more prominent part of the San Antonio, Texas landscape, announcing today that it will claim some choice square footage inside the Weston Centre and put its logo in bright lights atop the skyscraper, the city's tallest office building.
In the Ezpeleta Este neighborhood, a mile or so from downtown Buenos Aires, Alejandro Pérez [BBVA Francés, Argentina] walks the streets to the sound of tango music. Making it here wasn’t easy.
Fundéu BBVA promotes the correct usage of financial language through a new application
The Urgent Spanish Foundation (Fundéu BBVA) has launched an application for mobile devices containing 300 tips for writing about economic and financial topics. Its aim is to help people who work in the sector and specialist journalists to use the correct language and convey information clearly and accurately.
Given the countless available languages and ways of working, the world of developers is undoubtedly complex. Within this world, systems architecture and testing are particularly important. During the Codemotion Meetup event at the BBVA Innovation Center in Madrid, developers discussed testing and the possibilities of systems architecture.
Antonio Béjar: " The city of Madrid and their citizens have the most to gain from the project"
Those visiting his office for the first time will find it hard to believe that the site for the Distrito Castellana Norte project can actually be seen from Antonio Béjar’s desk on a top floor of Plaza Castilla.