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Profiles in Translation: Speaking the Language of Love

Nataly Kelly | Posted 04.15.2013 | Latino Voices
Nataly Kelly

In many parts of Latin America, Valentine's Day is not just for people who are in love. It's known as the "Día del Amor y la Amistad" -- the Day of Love and Friendship.

Music With Political Messages More Influential Than Political Punditry

DeeDee Garcia Blase | Posted 02.12.2013 | Arts
DeeDee Garcia Blase

How is it that a John Lennon or Marvin Gaye song has everlasting global and sustaining reach when they sing of peace or war? Why is a lyricist/musician more influential than a political pundit?

Learning to Read Neruda

Terence Clarke | Posted 03.04.2013 | San Francisco
Terence Clarke

Twenty years after my first class at Casa Hispana, I began my translation of Pablo Neruda's "100 Sonnets of Love," a collection of sonnets written to Neruda's wife Matilde. Each one of these poems is a flash of light, a lightning strike of love.

Last-Minute Travel Gift Guide

Karen Loftus | Posted 12.23.2012 | Travel
Karen Loftus

From tech toys to fashion-forward gear and on-the-go gifts that tackle health and wellness while away, this guide covers all lifestyle aspects for the travel savvy.

You Won't Believe Why This Coach Was Ejected

Sun Sentinel | Aurelio Moreno | Posted 02.19.2013 | Miami

A volunteer soccer coach for a city-sponsored youth league was ejected from a game after two referees ordered him to stop giving instructions in Spani...

WATCH: Most WTF Christmas Commercial You'll Ever See

Posted 12.19.2012 | Comedy

Well! Guatemala truly has some fascinating commercials! Such as this one, advertising Funeraria Lopez. You see, with Funeraria Lopez, you not only get...

Continuing Education: A Foray Into Language Exchange

Shara Azad | Posted 01.06.2013 | College
Shara Azad

I am taking Spanish lessons over the Internet. And as much as I'd like to pretend that my life is a Nora Ephron film, this has turned out to be no You've Got Mail-esque scenario.

17 Reasons Every American Should Learn Spanish

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.05.2012 | Latino Voices

Ever hear about those teachers who used to tape kids mouths shut for speaking Spanish in schools along the U.S.-Mexico border? Turns out they were...

Keeping Voters' Tongues in Check

Nataly Kelly | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Nataly Kelly

As we witness the presidential candidates carefully minding their language in the run-up to the election, perhaps we should pay less attention to the remarks that are tongue-in-cheek, and more attention to whether or not they will keep the rights of Americans who speak many tongues in check.

Help Women Learn to Read: Vote for Cell Ed

Susan Smalley, Ph.D. | Posted 12.30.2012 | Impact
Susan Smalley, Ph.D.

Our failure as global citizens to assure every member has access to education and a human right to learn is something I think can be corrected.

Arizona County Botches Election Date On Spanish Language Document

The Huffington Post | Daniel Lippman | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

As Election Day approaches, reports of problems and errors complicating voters' ability to cast a ballot typically increase. The latest example? Of...

Celebrating Zaragoza's Fiestas Del Pilar

Lori Needleman | Posted 10.08.2012 | Travel
Lori Needleman

Every year, hundreds of thousands of Catholics and non-Catholics alike visit the Basílica to kiss that very pillar seeking protection and showing their faith and love for Virgen del Pilar.

Adios, Siesta...Hello Major Business Opportunity

Gregg S. Lipman | Posted 11.28.2012 | Business
Gregg S. Lipman

A behavioral shift in the Spanish culture means big opportunity for brands that previously have not had a huge presence in Spain.

Friday Talking Points -- Talking Back

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The facts are squarely on the Democrats' side. But we need bumpersticker answers. Slogans. Not an in-depth discussion of why the other side's position is horsefeathers, but a snappy putdown to showcase the wrongness of the Republican position.

Georgia School In Need Of Spanish-Speaking Volunteers | Jonathan Cribbs | Posted 07.31.2012 | Latino Voices

Henderson Middle School is "desperate" for Spanish-speaking volunteers, according to an email sent to parents today....

WATCH: 10 Celebrities (Trying To) Speak Spanish

The Huffington Post | Lee Hernandez | Posted 08.01.2012 | Latino Voices

With Latinos accounting for more than 50.5 million (0r 16 percent) of the U.S. population, according to the latest Census numbers, Hollywood has devel...

Teruel Is Spain's City Of Love

Lori Needleman | Posted 07.31.2012 | Travel
Lori Needleman

As one of the smallest capitals in Spain, Teruel has a population of 35,000. What makes it so special is its main center, La Plaza del Torico.

Why English Is No Longer Enough

Chris Cummings | Posted 09.16.2012 | Business
Chris Cummings

You may not realize it, but the U.S. is becoming a bilingual nation. Today, more than 37 million people speak Spanish at home. Pause and think about that number: For 37 million people in the U.S., speaking Spanish is more comfortable than speaking English.

A Test in Language Immersion

Megan Barreto | Posted 09.02.2012 | Latino Voices
Megan Barreto

This summer, I'm living in México City, México with my two children. We're gringos, all the way from Warrenton, Virginia - one of those American to...

Firefighters Use Flashcards To Understand Spanish-Speakers

Posted 07.02.2012 | Latino Voices

Axe? Check. Fire extinguisher? Check. Spanish flashcards? Er... Starting this week, firefighters in Knoxville, Tennessee will be adding one more to...

Come Along and Ride on a Linguistic Voyage

Nataly Kelly | Posted 08.27.2012 | Books
Nataly Kelly

Elizabeth Little traveled thousands of miles, chronicling her encounters with Navajo, Quileute, French, Gullah, Basque, Haitian Creole, and Spanish people. In this interview, she offers tips for other language road-trippers.

Lee Hernandez

Disney Star Says No One Believes She's Latina (EXCLUSIVE) | Lee Hernandez | Posted 06.28.2012 | Latino Voices

Her name is Bella Thorne and she's the gorgeous 14-year-old star of the hit Disney Channel series, "Shake It Up." And though many people may not know ...

Lee Hernandez

'Teen Wolf' Star Says He Doesn't Mind Being Shirtless On Set (EXCLUSIVE) | Lee Hernandez | Posted 07.22.2012 | Latino Voices

In interview after interview, Tyler Posey—the hot young star of MTV's hit show "Teen Wolf"—is asked where in Mexico his family is from. But until ...

Welcome to El Huffington Post

Montserrat Domínguez | Posted 08.06.2012 | Media
Montserrat Domínguez

Faithful to the spirit that turned the Huffington Post into an essential daily read for millions of U.S. readers, El HuffPost aims to explore the new possibilities offered to Spanish society by a 100% online medium.

Dewhurst Challenges Cruz To Debate In Spanish

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics

Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst said he'll accept a debate invitation from his opponent Ted Cruz under one condition: that the debate be in Spanish. ...