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CNN Pundit Ignites Fury After Criticizing Tim Kaine's Use Of Spanish

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 07.24.2016 | Latino Voices

A CNN political commentator and Donald Trump supporter is feeling the heat after criticizing presumptive Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Tim...

Slipping Into Spanish And Breaking Barriers Between Latinos

Marlena Maduro Baraf | Posted 01.15.2016 | Latino Voices
Marlena Maduro Baraf

Our shared commitment to family and respect for elders is assumed. The fast, workaday American culture recedes. It takes on the role of "other." We Latinos and Hispanos open up to one another. The familiarity of us becomes the "we."

New York State Program Uses Text Messages To Teach English As A Second Language

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 11.30.2015 | Latino Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — Candelaria Lopez had tried to learn English before, but it didn't work. She couldn't always make it to class, and when she could, it...

Univision, The Atlantic To Launch Spanish-Language CityLab Latino

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 11.10.2015 | Media

Hoping to tap into the growing Latino media market, Univision Digital and The Atlantic announced Tuesday they would partner to launch CityLab Latino, ...

15 Reasons Every American Should Learn Spanish

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 08.31.2015 | Latino Voices

If you don’t already speak Spanish, you really should consider learning, like, ahora! Whether you want to improve your job prospects, keep your mind...

How First- and Second-Generation Hispanics Can Help Each Other

César Vargas | Posted 05.13.2016 | Latino Voices
César Vargas

They are not wrought with the insecurities and self-doubt this nation shoves down the throats of those born and raised here at every turn they take. The negative signals come in the form of overt and covert cultural racism.

7 (More) Spanish Words That Have No Direct English Translation

The Huffington Post | Ana Maria Benedetti | Posted 03.19.2015 | Latino Voices

Being able to speak more than one language opens people up to an array of amazing experiences. Spanish is the most spoken non-English language in the ...

Why Not Knowing Spanish Can Be Hilarious

The Huffington Post | Ana Maria Benedetti | Posted 10.18.2014 | Latino Voices

Pronunciation is everything. Every Spanish speaker knows how much fun it is to get their non-Spanish speaking friends to try and roll their "Rs." I...

This State May Overturn Its Bilingual Education Ban

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 02.24.2014 | Latino Voices

A law banning most bilingual education in California schools may be overturned by a new bill, restoring efforts to address language barriers in a stat...

Pledge Of Allegiance In Spanish Sparks Controversy

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.12.2011 | Education

For elementary schoolers in California's Lamont School District, reciting the Pledge of Allegiance everyday is a bilingual task, KGET-TV reports. ...

The Kids Are Alright: Campus Party, Silicon Valley Tech Festival Rocks NASA

Daniel Ben-Horin | Posted 01.21.2012 | Technology
Daniel Ben-Horin

Campus Party is one of those names that doesn't translate perfectly. It's not a political party, and it's not Spring Break, and it doesn't happen on campus, it's... Well, ask anyone under 30 who lives in a Spanish-speaking country about Campus Party.

English Learners Far Behind Under English-Only Methods

| Sarah Garland | Posted 12.25.2011 | Education

This article comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. BALDWIN PARK, Calif. –- The end of the school day in Patty Sanchez’s kindergarten cl...

Historic Ties and Tools for the Future

Alan D. Solomont | Posted 12.16.2011 | World
Alan D. Solomont

With Spanish investment growing in the U.S., we are at a high point in our relationship. But there are more than 50 million reasons why it could be even better.

Demand For Spanish-Language Books Increases In U.S. Libraries | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The verdict: the need for quality Spanish-language books is only growing stronger, and the economic downturn is driving readers to libraries in search...