The Bilingual Advantage
Is Being Bilingual Good For Your Brain?
By Mariela Rosario | 06/01/2011 - 17:00

Ellen Bialystok, a cognitive neuroscientist, has studied the effects of bilingualism on the brain for over 40 years. Among her impressive findings include the fact that bilingual children are able to understand more complex language problems than those that only spoke on language, that being bilingual can help delay the symptom's of Alzheimer's disease and makes you better at multi-tasking.


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EXCLUSIVE: Stacey Dash's Tips for Looking Young and Her Advice to Latinas in Hollywood
EXCLUSIVE: Stacey Dash's Tips for Looking Young and Her Advice to Latinas in Hollywood
By Lee Hernandez | 05/31/2011 - 16:30

Nobody who watched VH1's new one-hour drama, Single Ladies last night would ever guess that the youthful looking Stacey Dash is 45-years-old! "I literally just use Cetaphil," the part-Mexican actress told Latina.com when we asked how she manages to stay so gorgeous.


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Scotty McCreery Regrets Not Learning Spanish
Scotty McCreery Regrets Not Learning Spanish
By Lee Hernandez | 05/26/2011 - 13:58

Although he made us proud by becoming the first Latino winner in the history of American Idol last night, part-Puerto Rican singer Scotty McCreery revealed on a conference call with reporters this mor


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TK Lady Gaga
EXCLUSIVE: The Latino Behind 'Born This Way' on Lady Gaga's Español: "She Sings It As Well As She Speaks It."
By Angie Romero | 05/23/2011 - 12:42

The biggest pop star in the world drops her eagerly anticipated sophomore album today, Born This Way, and we couldn’t be more thrilled that she is embracing Latinos on it. But we can’t just credit Lady Gaga—we have to give props to Fernando Garibay, the genius songwriter and producer who oversaw the Mother Monster’s album as musical director since March 2010. 


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Stefano Langone
EXCLUSIVE: Stefano Langone on Why Marc Anthony Wasn’t Upset About All That Flirting with J.Lo
By Lee Hernandez | 04/29/2011 - 10:15

We caught up with American Idol season 10 castoff Stefano Langone to get the 411 on his Latin roots, and what it felt like to flirt with the most beautiful woman in the world


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WATCH: Paz Vega in "The King's Speech" Spoof
By Mariela Rosario | 03/31/2011 - 14:30

Super mom Paz Vega seems to get more beautiful with every new baby she has (she's at three so far). The Spanish actress, who hails originally from Sevilla has a new film coming out tomorrow called Cat Run in which she plays high-end call girl who holds key evidence of a scandalous government cover-up. The film is an action comedy, and from this Funny or Die video, it's clear that Vega has been working on her comedic timing.

Check her out in "The Queen's Speech" below!


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Odette Yustman
EXCLUSIVE: Odette Yustman Thinks "There's No Excuse Not to Speak Spanish"
By Lee Hernandez | 03/29/2011 - 17:43

The latest Census results released last week tell us that 1 in 6 people in the U.S. is Latino, and that Latino kids number just over 17 million, or 23 percent of the 17-and-under U.S. population — a whopping 39 percent increase in ten years!


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Matthew McConaughey Habla Español Muy Bien!
By Stacey Rivera | 03/28/2011 - 13:44

We knew we liked him for a reason (besides the always on display six pack)! Watch as All American boy Matthew McConaughey explains to George Lopez—en Español— that he learned Spanish because he grew up in a town in Texas that was more than 80% Mexican.


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LISTEN: J.Lo Debuts Spanish Version of "On the Floor" Featuring Pitbull!
By Mariela Rosario | 03/23/2011 - 09:30

Jennifer Lopez is a genius and that's why she makes sure her music apeals to as wide of an audience as possible by recording in both English and Spanish. Need proof that she's always thinking about her Latino fan base? J.Lo just dropped a Spanish language version of her hit comeback single "On the Floor," called "Ven a Bailar."

The club banger—featuring everyone's favorite papi chulo, Pitbull—has been performing strongly on iTunes and just hit the number 5 spot on the Billboard Hot 100.


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EXCLUSIVE: Bella Thorne Reveals Why She Doesn't Speak Spanish
EXCLUSIVE: Bella Thorne Reveals Why She Doesn't Speak Spanish
By Lee Hernandez | 03/15/2011 - 13:30

Bella Thorne is the 13-year-old star of the hit Disney Channel series, Shake It Up and she may just be the next Selena Gomez.


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