Mando on Sesame Street
Meet the New Latino Sesame Street Character – Mando!
By Sugey Palomares | 05/13/2013 - 16:22

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 starred in shows like, The Good Wife.


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Curious George Gets a Latino Friend
Curious George Gets a Latino Sidekick
By Janel Martinez | 08/11/2010 - 18:00

One of our childhood favorites, Curious George, is back on PBS for its fifth season and bringing with it a Latin presence.

The 2010 Emmy Award winning show premiers with “George and Marco Sound it Out” on Labor Day, September 6, 2010. Viewers are introduced to George’s new buddy, Marco, an eight-year-old who rocks out in his family’s pan-Latin band—Lobos de Plata. How cool is he?

During the season, Marco infuses elements of Hispanic culture into George's life, including Latin food, music and celebrations.


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