6 Spanish Words That Are Out to Embarazarte
6 Spanish Words That Are Out to Embarazarte
By Yara Simon | 02/26/2014 - 12:19

Uh, that doesn’t mean what you think it means.


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Census Says 38 Million in the U.S. Speak Español
By Amaris Castillo | 08/08/2013 - 13:13

About 38 million people speak Spanish at home, according to a new report by the U.S. Census Bureau. The U.S. Census has released an interactive, online map that pinpoints the array of languages other than English that were spoken in homes across the country in 2011.


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10 Perks of Being Friends With a Latino
10 Perks of Being Friends With a Latino
By Jesus Trivino | 08/04/2013 - 11:00

Friends with Latino benefits! Not like that. Get your mind out of the gutter and read on!


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NYPD Latino Law Enforcement Group Speaks Out About English-Only Rule
NYPD Latino Law Enforcement Group Speaks Out Against English-Only Rule
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/01/2013 - 15:19

The NYPD has reprimanded a total of 10 officers for speaking Spanish while on the job. Now the head of the National Latino Officers Association is ready to retaliate against the English-only policy.


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Baby Learns Spanish from Cat, Gato
WATCH: Cat Teaches Baby To ‘Meow’ In Spanish Lesson!
By Amaris Castillo | 12/07/2012 - 15:51

Nothing was lost in translation here.


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Parking sign
“Parquear” & “Sandwich” Make It Into New AP Spanish Stylebook…Yes, "Sandwich"
By Amaris Castillo | 12/07/2012 - 09:29

Have you ever had to “parquear” your car?

This word, used as a replacement for “parking” by many Spanish speakers here in the U.S., is just one of several words that are included in the new Spanish stylebook by The Associated Press – known as the Manual de Estilo Online de la AP (a mouthful, yes).


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Classroom, Young Students, School Children
English to Replace Spanish in Puerto Rican Schools
By Samantha Leal | 06/12/2012 - 15:53

English is set to replace Spanish as the language used to teach in Puerto Rico’s public schools, according to the Latin American Herald Tribune. The plan will start under a 10-year umbrella this summer, said Education Secretary Edward Moreno Alonso.


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WATCH: 'The Muppets' Promo
WATCH: Kermit Explains How He Got His Spanish Name "Rana René"
By Amaris Castillo | 11/21/2011 - 13:30

We know The Muppets isn’t premiering until Wednesday (November 23), but we just had to share the incredibly adorable promo video below. Kermit the Frog explains in Spanish why he’s known throughout Latin America as René. “It all started in Mexico,” Kermy muses. “The first time I went there, they presented me as René and I didn’t want to be rude so I never corrected them.”


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Spelling Bee
13-Year-Old Latina Wins First Ever National Spanish Spelling Bee
By Amaris Castillo | 07/12/2011 - 16:00

A middle-school student recently won the first national Spanish spelling bee, the Associated Press reports. Seventh-grader Evelyn Juárez of Santa Cruz, New Mexico, won after spelling “bizantisimo”—which means excess luxury—correctly. 


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