By Sugey Palomares | 05/13/2013 - 16:22 | 0 Comments
A new Latino neighbor has moved into Sesame Street. Armando, who is nicknamed Mando, will be the new Latino character on the iconic PBS show. Puerto Rican actor Ismael Cruz Cordova will play the energetic and friendly sky blue Muppet. Cordova has a BFA from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and has previously...
By Jill Pankow | 11/13/2012 - 11:24 | 0 Comments
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor gave a shout out to Latina girl power when she visited the set of Sesame Street recently to talk about careers.
“A career is a job that you train for and prepare for and plan on doing for a long time,” explained the Puerto Rican Judge to Abby Cadabby. Even though Prince Harry remains on...
By Samantha Leal | 08/22/2012 - 14:00 | 0 Comments
You've probably heard the familiar refrain: "Can you tell me how to get, how to get to Sesame Street?" One way to get to Sesame Street? Be Hispanic.
The show held its first-ever open casting call in the its 43-year history in New York to find the newest member of the cast: a Latino actor who spoke both Spanish and English fluently. This character would, executives...
By Jill Pankow | 02/09/2012 - 11:43 | 0 Comments
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor is most recently using her vast knowledge and experience to dole out guidance and make rulings not in a courtroom, but on Sesame Street. Currently serving as the first Hispanic on the high court since President Barack Obama appointed her in 2009, this Puerto Rican is lending herself to...
By Amaris Castillo | 11/29/2011 - 10:30 | 0 Comments
First Juanes, then Sofia Vergara… now Bruno Mars!
The part-Puerto Rican crooner has joined the list of Latino celebs who have made special guest appearances on Sesame Street. The 26-year-old singer performed “Don't Give Up,” a song he wrote exclusively...
By Mariela Rosario | 10/06/2011 - 10:00 | 0 Comments
Did you miss Juanes and Sofia Vergara's special guest appearance on Sesame Street yesterday? Well, you're in luck because we've got the videos to share with you!
In a special Hispanic Heritage Month episode called "The Latinization of Marco" the two Colombian superstars visit Sesame Street...
By Amaris Castillo | 09/22/2011 - 08:30 | 0 Comments
Colombian rocker Juanes celebrated the United Nations’ International Day of Peace yesterday in Geneva, Switzerland. The 39-year-old superstar is also unveiled the new “Paz Sin Fronteras” (Peace Without Borders) video at the UN offices.
By Lee Hernandez | 04/22/2011 - 02:52 | 1 Comment
You know the song: The most beautiful sound I ever heard; All the beautiful sounds of the world in a single word—Maria; I just met a girl named Maria.
Over the past 15 years at Latina we have met many Marias; some journalists, some fashion designers, some fictional, some icons, some boats. Check out the extraordinary and exceptional Latinas that made...
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