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The White House Website Under Trump No Longer Has a Spanish Option

Inverse | Posted 01.24.2017 | Latino Voices
Inverse

This article was originally posted on Inverse. By Nick Lucchesi Any website worth its code has a sitemap. The list of text links at the bottom of ...

Latino Poet Gets Honest About Being Judged For Not Knowing Spanish

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 12.20.2016 | Latino Voices

When speaking about Latino identity, there is often the misconception that most Latinos do and should speak Spanish fluently. But the truth is that a...

13 Fun And Educational Gifts For Raising Bilingual Children

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 12.07.2016 | Latino Voices

Raising bilingual kids can be an arduous task, but the long-term benefits knowing a second language can have on a child’s life is well worth it. St...

Girl Uses Google Translate To Ask New Classmate To Sit With Her At Lunch

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 11.03.2016 | Parents

Two elementary school students in California have proven that friendship can go beyond any language barrier. One day at school, Amanda Moore noticed ...

Teen Stuns Family After Waking From Coma Speaking Only Spanish

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 10.26.2016 | Weird News

The family of a 16-year-old Georgia boy is describing how he woke from a coma speaking Spanish instead of English. Reuben Nsemoh was playing goalie fo...

Spirits of Mexico's Henequen Barons Walk the Cobbled Lanes of Merida

Bob Schulman | Posted 10.09.2016 | Travel
Bob Schulman

Tourists scamper around a Maya monument in Merida. A stroll through the colonial district of Merida out in eastern Mexico's Yucatan P...

There's Nothing More American Than Speaking Spanish. Here's Why.

The Huffington Post | Liz Martinez | Posted 09.19.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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Here's Why There's Nothing More American Than Speaking Spanish

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 09.16.2016 | Latino Voices

Despite the proven cognitive benefits of being bilingual or, gasp, multilingual ― speaking Spanish isn’t always welcomed in the United States. In...

Coffman Still Opposed to Dual-Language Ballots?

Jason Salzman | Posted 09.13.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

The Colorado Independent's Corey Hutchins took a risk last week and tried figure out U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman's stance on a very specific immigration is...

Mark Sanchez Explains Why He Decided To Learn Spanish As An Adult

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 09.06.2016 | Latino Voices

Mark Sanchez proves it’s never too late to learn another language. The Mexican-American NFL player didn’t grow up speaking Spanish at home, but de...

Mixteco/RVA--An Exploration of Linguistic Injustice in Virginia

Christine Stoddard | Posted 08.05.2016 | Impact
Christine Stoddard

Mixteco/RVA is a photographic artist book about the author's yearlong journey toward understanding linguistic injustice amongst Virginia's Latin American immigrants--Spanish-speaking and otherwise.

Trumpismo

David Vognar | Posted 07.25.2016 | Latino Voices
David Vognar

Este político Donald Trump es un monstruo. ¿Pero de dónde viene él? Mucha gente dice que él es el resultado de la ansiedad económica y una cult...

Why Twitter Lost Its Mind Over These ‘Hispanic Para Trump' Signs

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 07.22.2016 | Latino Voices

Spanish is the second-most spoken language in the country, even among non-Hispanics, but it seems someone at the 2016 Republican National Convention m...

Gina Rodriguez Is The Coolest Spanish Teacher You've Never Had

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 07.14.2016 | Latino Voices

Gina Rodriguez stopped by Sesame Street this week to teach everyone’s favorite red puppet how to say the alphabet en español. ¡Wepa! Though Elmo a...

The Princess and the Poorest Feel the Same Peace

Sister Jenna | Posted 06.23.2016 | Latino Voices
Sister Jenna

Courtesy, Meditation Museum She: The HRH Princess Basmah bint Saud bin Abdulaziz al Saud of Saudi Arabia. They: Disadvantaged youth from the slums ...

What Does Being Bilingual Really Mean?

Delfín Carbonell | Posted 06.23.2016 | Latino Voices
Delfín Carbonell

An absolute level of correctness or proficiency, or even certainty, does not exist, and perfection, in any field, is always an ideal. A high stage o...

"You Have to Hand It to Him"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 06.21.2016 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima Whenever my wife asks me to tidy up the bathroom, I feel like throwing in the towel because I could never get it to look as nice as t...

Clueless in Class

Tom Kramer | Posted 06.08.2016 | Comedy
Tom Kramer

School recently ended for lots of kids. It ended for me years ago...and some of my former teachers might tell you it ended for me while I was in schoo...

Here's Why Spanish Isn’t Really A Foreign Language In The U.S.

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 05.27.2016 | Latino Voices

Anyone who’s ever enrolled in a Spanish class knows that schools generally refer to it as a “foreign language.” Most of us repeat the phrase unc...

"Poppie's French Connection"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.26.2016 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima Of all the Romance languages, the most beautiful, in my humble opinion, is Pig Latin. Take this simple phrase: "Hiya, toots!" Transl...

Surprise! English Is Not The Only American Language

Geraldine Estevez | Posted 05.19.2016 | Latino Voices
Geraldine Estevez

Chances are, if you haven't heard the phrase "You're in America, speak English," someone you know has, perhaps your grandmother, mother or a primo who recently moved to the United States.

A Revolution With Promises to Keep

Barbara E. Joe | Posted 05.11.2016 | Home
Barbara E. Joe

Back in June 2015, at a book talk at a New York City public library, an audience member had asked me about Sirley Avila, the first time I'd ever heard her name. She had been attacked on May 24. I'd tried to find out more, but reliable information from Cuba is not easy to obtain. Now, less than one year later, here she was, sitting with me.

Spain and Portugal (with a Philadelphia Bonus)

David Code | Posted 04.29.2016 | Travel
David Code

The Spanish understand something we don't, and it's a big part of what makes life fulfilling. It's called "ambiente." We might be tempted to trans...

How to Get Away with Breaking the Rules in Spain? Go Swedish

Rick Steves | Posted 04.19.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

Fun phrases survive from the un-fun days of Spain's fascist dictator, Francisco Franco. Standing in front of Madrid's Royal Palace, local guide Nygil ...

A Rookie's Quick Fact Guide To Spanish Wine

Pure Adventures Travel | Posted 04.13.2016 | Travel
Pure Adventures Travel

Ok, so you like wine. You come home, make dinner and pour yourself a generous glass of the red stuff. But when friends ask "what's your go-to wine?" ...