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Watch Students Realize Arabic And Spanish Aren't Very Different

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 11.11.2015 | Latino Voices

"I basically speak Arabic."  That's how one Spanish speaker reacted after Barbara Estrada and Taylor Villanueva, two journalism students from the...

Eva Armisén: Ready, Steady, Go

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 11.09.2015 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

"When the mind is pure," says an axiom attributed to Buddha, "joy follows like a shadow that never leaves." Painter Eva Armisén talks a lot about joy and the centrality of pure love to her painting practice, and she really seems to mean it.

Latina Comedian Nails 9 Different Spanish Accents In Hilarious Video

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 10.05.2015 | Latino Voices

Spanish is the second most spoken language in the world. However, not everyone speaks the same kind of Spanish. For instance, you won’...

Want to Learn a Foreign Language?

Dorian de Wind | Posted 10.02.2015 | World
Dorian de Wind

Before selecting which language you would like to invest your time, effort and perhaps your money in, you may want to ask yourself, "For what purpose do I want to learn a new language?"

How One Spanish Letter Totally Changes The Meaning Of These 9 Words

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 10.01.2015 | Latino Voices

The letter “ñ” gets no respect. Pronounced "enye," the fifteenth letter in the Spanish alphabet is often misused or completely left...

3 Ways Brands Can Market to Latin American Millennials

Sandy Rubinstein | Posted 09.24.2015 | Latino Voices
Sandy Rubinstein

The underling truth about marketing is that to be successful you need to create a one-to-one relationship with your target consumer. Yet when it comes to Latin Millennials you have additional layers in the considerations that must be addressed.

7 Ways Media and Tech Can Help You Raise Bilingual Kids

Common Sense Media | Posted 09.23.2015 | Parents
Common Sense Media

When learning a second language, it's important to hear, read, and speak it as often as possible. If you can, visit a Spanish-speaking country to immerse your whole family in the language and culture. Here are some tips to support you and your kids as you navigate the experience of living between two languages and cultures.

Pennsylvania's Only Latina Lawmaker Gets Cut Off Arguing Against English-Only Bill

The Huffington Post | Janie Velencia | Posted 09.22.2015 | Politics

Pennsylvania's only Latina legislator was interrupted and had her microphone turned off on Monday while she was arguing during a House committee...

To the Latinos Who Can't Speak Spanish

John Paul Brammer | Posted 09.17.2015 | Latino Voices
John Paul Brammer

That's how it is for a lot of Latinos in the United States. Even if we were raised in the culture, even if we are first-generation or second-generation, we don't speak Spanish. And it leaves some of us feeling like we aren't "Latino enough." I grew up with that feeling.

Pope Francis Will Deliver 14 Speeches In Spanish During His Trip To The U.S.

The Associated Press | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 09.15.2015 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis will deliver only four out of his 18 speeches in the U.S. in English, using his native Spanish for the vast maj...

19 Non-Latino Celebrities Show Off Their Spanish Skills

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 09.10.2015 | Latino Voices

¿Hablas Español? These stars do! Whether they’re married to Spanish-speaking Latinas -- like Jeb Bush and Matt Damon are -- or sp...

19 Non-Latino Celebrities Show Off Their Spanish Skills

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 09.10.2015 | Latino Voices

¿Hablas Español? These stars do! Whether they’re married to Spanish-speaking Latinas -- like Jeb Bush and Matt Damon are -- or sp...

Sarah Loyola: Opening Doors to the World

A Teacher Like You | Posted 09.08.2015 | Education
A Teacher Like You

If you ask anyone what they want to do with a language, it's speak it. When I first started teaching Spanish, I taught it from a grammatical perspective, which is how we were all taught it when we were young.

Friday Talking Points -- North, To Alaska!

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.05.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

President Obama had some fun this week, and by doing so actually forced the media to tackle a serious subject on his agenda.

Soy Un Donut

Barry David Kluger | Posted 09.03.2015 | Entertainment
Barry David Kluger

During the JFK Administration, the late President addressed a crowd in Berlin, stating "Ich bin ein Berliner.' Contrary to urban legend, JFK did not state: "I am a Donut." Germans interpret his comment to be "I am one with the people of Berlin."

Pope Francis Will Celebrate Mass In Spanish During His Trip to Washington, D.C.

Religion News Service / USA Today | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 09.03.2015 | Religion

WASHINGTON —  When Pope Francis celebrates a canonization Mass at for a Spanish-American missionary later this month, h...

Jeb Bush Would 'Of Course' Support Donald Trump If He Won The Nomination

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 09.03.2015 | Politics

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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 ...

Gina Rodriguez Questions What It Means To Be 'Latino Enough'

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 08.19.2015 | Latino Voices

“No, I’m going to talk about this, we’re going to open this bad boy up. Let’s open the can of worms,” Rodriguez said, sp...

10 of the Best Things to Do in Sevilla

College Tourist | Posted 08.14.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

Whether you have a semester, week, or quick weekend in Sevilla, I've mapped out some of the "must-dos" for experiencing the Spirit of this beautiful city.

Juan Felipe Herrera 101: A look at the Poetry and Politics of the U.S. Poet Laureate

Poetry Foundation | Posted 08.10.2015 | Books
Poetry Foundation

For Juan Felipe Herrera, the first Chicano to be named U.S. poet laureate, migration is both his biography and a major component of his poetic style. The child of migrant farm workers, Herrera grew up following harvests from San Diego to San Francisco, and his writing has likewise displayed a remarkable range.

Fear and Loathing at IHOP

Daniel Cubias | Posted 08.06.2015 | Latino Voices
Daniel Cubias

So a woman approached the Vazquezes, and in the spirit of neighborliness, promptly snapped, "We speak English in America." She also offered the helpful suggestion that the mother and son should "go back to Spain," even though Ms. Vasquez is from El Salvador.

Michael Bublé Shows Off His Spanish After Moving 'AGT' Performance

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 07.22.2015 | Latino Voices

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I Forgive You, English Speakers

THINK Global School | Posted 07.23.2015 | Travel
THINK Global School

Being a linguist does put you in a minority amongst native English speakers. I guess I've been in a little comprehension bubble by mainly traveling in countries in which I speak the lingo. All that changed when I moved to Greece.

A Quick Breakdown Of The Difference Between Hispanic, Latino And Spanish

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 08.19.2015 | Latino Voices

The words "Hispanic," "Latino" and "Spanish" all have different meanings, and Kat Lazo is here to clear it up. In a video from Bustle, the YouTube per...