Texas Principal Put On Leave For Banning Spanish In School
Texas Principal Put On Leave For Banning Spanish In School
By Fox News Latino | 12/04/2013 - 13:26

A Texas middle school principal has been placed on paid leave after she banned the speaking of Spanish by students while in class.

In Hempstead, a town of about 6,000 about 50 miles northwest of Houston, a school district spokeswoman confirmed that Amy Lacey has been placed on leave pending investigation of her Nov. 12 announcement over the intercom at Hempstead Middle School.


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Joe Flacco at the 2013 Super Bowl
FOX Deportes Will Be First To Broadcast Super Bowl in Spanish
By Cristina Arreola | 12/02/2013 - 12:23

TOUCHDOOOOOOOOWN!

Good news for everyone who prefers watching soccer in Spanish: That same excitement and energy is now available to football fans! 

The NFL announced that it has come to a two-year agreement with FOX Deportes to broadcast a series of games, including Super Bowl XLVIII on Feb. 2, in Spanish. 


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Roselyn Sanchez at the 2013 Latin Grammy Awards
EXCLUSIVE: Roselyn Sanchez Talks Raising Her Daughter as Bilingual & Having Another Baby!
By Rosy Cordero | 12/02/2013 - 11:17

Roselyn Sanchez is striking. One look at her at the Latin Grammy Awards (or any other award show!) and it's clear. We caught up with the Puerto Rican beauty before she presented at the 14th Annual Latin Grammy Awards to chat about her beauty routine, babies and what it’s like seeing hubby Eric Winter kissing another woman!

As always, you’re looking flawless! Tell us about your makeup.


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10 Ways Speaking Spanish Can Save Your Life
10 Ways Speaking Spanish Can Save Your Life
By Ana Luisa Suarez | 11/15/2013 - 14:21

We all know speaking Spanish is a wonderful thing, but did you know that it is actually beneficial to your health? NBC News reported that speaking a second language could help offset Dementia later on in life. Seriously! 

Speaking Spanish might also be having a deeper impact on your life than you previously believed! You could actually improve your language skills, and a being an excellent multitasker, and keep your brain healthy, just to name a few! Read more on how speaking español can seriously save your life:


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Carlos Santana To Release First All-Spanish Album
Carlos Santana To Release First All-Spanish Album
By Cristina Arreola | 10/15/2013 - 12:47

Legendary guitarist Carlos Santana can check another item off his bucket list. Reportedly, the Mexican rocker will be releasing his first all-Spanish album next year! 


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7 Apps to Help Your Child Learn Español!
By Angelica Sereda | 09/28/2013 - 11:00

Rosetta Stone, the leader in language education, recently announced they would be launching an interactive bilingual app for kids. Their new app, Lingo Letter Sounds, aims to tap into early childhood language development and is said to be the beginning of a series of learning programs for kids. 

Full of cute animations, the app is targeted to 3-6 year olds and promises to “promote


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6 Non-Latino Celebrities Speaking Español!
By Latina Staff | 09/24/2013 - 13:40

Need to brush up on your Spanish-speaking skills? You aren't alone. With an estimated 51 million Latinos in the U.S., there's no wonder why more and more people are learning how to speak Spanish! Here are 6 non-Latino celebrities speaking español!


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Non-Latinos More Likely To Speak Spanish In Future, Report Finds
Non-Latinos More Likely To Speak Spanish In Future, Report Finds
By Cristina Arreola | 09/24/2013 - 12:31

It seems like more and more people are speaking español in the United States! However, new research suggests that many of these speakers are non-Latino! 

A new Pew Research study suggests that the rate of Latinos learning Spanish is on the decline, while the amount of non-Latinos who speak Spanish is increasing. 


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Young English Speaking Latinos Want To Become Bilingual
English-Speaking Latinos Desire to Learn Spanish, Report Finds
By Cristina Arreola | 09/19/2013 - 13:03

According to a new study, many young Latinos who grew up speaking English are trying to learn español!

A new report released by Oregon State University, shows that young people in the state are learning and retaining Spanish at a much higher rate than earlier waves of Latinos. 


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Words That Don’t Exist In Spanish But Are Frequently Used
By Tanisha Ramirez | 09/08/2013 - 11:00

If you’re a Latino or Latina who was raised in the U.S., chances are you’ve made up a Spanish word—or two! But hey, that’s totally okay.

We’ve all slapped an “-iar” or “-io” at the end of an English word and pretended it was Spanish.  Ultimately, some of these conflated words stick, and after a few generations, we forget that those words aren’t really part of the Spanish language!

Take a look at some of our favorite made up Spanish words and let us know if you’ve ever been guilty of using them! 

Chequear: To check


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