Webhubtel wrote:

> Thanks John, I checked for spellings of El Nino in the paper and didn't find anything odd.

It's spelled "[El Niño](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/El_Ni%C3%B1o)", not "El Nino".

In Spanish the "ñ" is pronounced differently than "n", and that affects how you pronounce "[El Niño](http://dictionary.cambridge.org/us/pronunciation/british/el-nino)" - click the link to hear it.