Today, Mexican Poet Jos? Emilio Pacheco was awarded with the Premio Reina Sof?a de Poes?a 2009 arguably the most important prize for poets writing in spanish. He was competing for these prize with poets like Ernesto Cardenal from Nicaragua and Cristina Petri Rossi from Uruguay. The prize consists of 56,000 dollars and he will receive it in November.
For those of you who can read spanish here is the link. Unfortunately I wasn't able to find it in english.
Jos? Emilio Pacheco se alza con el Premio Reina Sof?a. larioja.com