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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Sonia Sotomayor on Sesame Street
Sonia Sotomayor Stops by 'Sesame Street,' Cuteness Ensues
By Jill Pankow | 11/13/2012 - 10:24

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 the market, the Sesame Street character must have still been a bit confused about what a career is when she expressed her interest in starting a career as a princess.


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Sesame Street cast
Sesame Street Casting New Latino Character
By Samantha Leal | 08/22/2012 - 14:00

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.


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What is Sonia Sotomayor Doing on Sesame Street?
What is Sonia Sotomayor Doing on Sesame Street?
By Jill Pankow | 02/09/2012 - 10:43

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 the popular children’s show’s Youtube page according to Huffington Post.


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WATCH: Bruno Mars Won’t Give Up on Sesame Street
WATCH: Bruno Mars Won’t Give Up on Sesame Street
By Amaris Castillo | 11/29/2011 - 09:30

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 for the children’s TV show. Of course, Mars literally melted our hearts with the ridiculously adorable melody.


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SNEAK PEEK: Juanes & Sofia Vergara on Sesame Street!
WATCH: Juanes & Sofia Vergara on Sesame Street!
By Mariela Rosario | 10/06/2011 - 10:00

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 to help Gina teach her adopted Guatemalan-born son, Marco, about his roots.

Check out their segments below!


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Juanes Unveils New “Peace Without Borders” Video in Geneva
By Amaris Castillo | 09/22/2011 - 08:30

Colombian rocker Juanes celebrated the United NationsInternational 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.

Our Favorite Colombianos!


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Marias
Our 15 Favorite Marias
By Lee Hernandez | 04/22/2011 - 02:52

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 the list of our 15 favorite Maria's of all-time! And then feel free to yell at us about who we left off, because boy did we fight about it in the office... 


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I Was Undocumented on Sesame Street
I Was Undocumented on Sesame Street
By Fox News Latino | 03/15/2011 - 11:21

Carlo Alban is an actor and playwright. His autobiographical one-man show, Intringulis, is playing at New Orleans’s Southern Rep theater through March 23.

 


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VIDEO: Zoe Saldana Teaches Kids about Transportation
By Lee Hernandez | 12/31/2010 - 14:55

Zoe Saldana recently took a break from playing the very blue, Neytiri in Avatar, to visit the fire-engine red dynamo, Elmo on Sesame Street. Together, the Dominican actress and the adorable little monster taught kids the meaning of the word, "transportation." 


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