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The Birthday Text: A daughter's attempt to find peace with her fathers absence

Katherine Sotelo | Posted 02.12.2016 | Parents
Katherine Sotelo

Today I gave my father my mailing address. I turned the shower on and walked back out into my hallway, taking a seat on my old roommates bed which la...

The 5 Best Apps For Learning Spanish

France Francois | Posted 01.20.2016 | Technology
France Francois

Rather than buying more index cards and starting the tedious task of making flashcards out of every new word all over again, I whipped out my cell phone and started researching apps that could help me learn Spanish.

Why Eva Longoria Once Felt ‘Shut Out’ By The Latino Community

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 01.11.2016 | Latino Voices

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'Star Wars' Legend Trolls Tweeter When Asked To Say Something In Spanish

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.28.2015 | Entertainment

Mark Hamill did exactly what was asked of him when a fan on Twitter requested that he say something in Spanish: HOLA MARK @HamillHimself love the la...

Long-Lost Spanish Treasure Galleon Found Off Colombia's Coast, President Says

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 12.07.2015 | World

After more than 300 years resting on the Caribbean floor, a sunken Spanish galleon believed to be carrying as much as $17 billion in treasure has bee...

The Version Of Adele's 'Hello' You Didn't Know You Needed

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 12.04.2015 | Latino Voices

Less than two months after its release, the world has watched Adele's "Hello" music video nearly 600 million times on YouTube -- and it's likely they...

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 12.21.2015 | Latino Voices

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

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...