By Samantha Leal | 11/16/2012 - 16:06 | 0 Comments
Our favorite Spanish show, El Hormiguero, recently had an invasion of some vampires (well, and a werewolf!). Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner all made an appearance on the interesting show that has a habit of making celebrities do some crazy things: including shooting a bow and arrow or...
By Latina Staff | 11/03/2012 - 13:30 | 0 Comments
No one can say New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg doesn't make an effort when it comes to communicating to his city's residents. But his Spanish and accent (or lack thereof) has become an easy target for anyone with a YouTube or Twitter account. In fact, the Twitter account El Bloombito became...
By Samantha Leal | 10/24/2012 - 09:30 | 0 Comments
After already making an error on a Spanish-language document that gave voters the wrong election date, Maricopa County of Arizona does it again. The latest, a bookmark distributed by the elections department, was apparently passed...
By Samantha Leal | 10/18/2012 - 15:14 | 0 Comments
Arizona officials in Maricopa County made a big mistake on official government documents printed in Spanish, reporting the wrong election date.
The document was attached to updated voter registration cards that were requested to be delivered in person, and listed the general election date as November 8 in Spanish. The document reported the correct date (November 6)...
By Angela Lang | 10/08/2012 - 18:00 | 0 Comments
It's time to brush app on your Spanish! To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, make your parents proud and improve your español five minutes at a time. These fabulous apps bring you closer to praising your abuelita's food with more than one adjective.
Spanish 24/7 Tutor (...
By Samantha Leal | 09/27/2012 - 09:28 | 0 Comments
Rep. Francisco Canseco, the Congressional Republican incumbent, and his challenger, Democrat and state representative Pete Gallego debated in an hour long event supported by AARP Texas and Univision. The twist? The entire debate was held in Spanish.
The two politicians are running to represent...
By Angelica Sereda | 07/27/2012 - 18:00 | 0 Comments
Now, perhaps more than ever, being bilingual is something that will help your child. But raising a bilingual child doesn't have to be a chore (even if you have limited language skills!). With a little creativity, you can make it fun for both of you.
Here are 5 ways to make learning espaňol fun:
1. Have them visit Abuela more often...
By Samantha Leal | 07/06/2012 - 09:56 | 0 Comments
The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is now investigating the Wake County Public School System, in Raleigh, North Carolina, for discrimination against Latino students with Spanish-speaking parents.
The announcement comes after a complaint filed in June by Advocates for Children's Services...
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