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Opinion: The stories that had to be told

As we end 2013, this is a chance to reflect on the work I've done with NBC Latino, and the words flow from my head and from my heart. As someone who has been … Read More

4 ways to reinvent yourself in 2014

The year is new, so why not make yourself feel new, and improved, as well? There is no better time to reinvent yourself as right now. Here's a look back at … Read More

Veteran educator, Carmen Farina, appointed next chancellor of NYC school system

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio appointed veteran New York City educator Carmen Farina, a 70-year-old former teacher and principal and a longtime advocate of early … Read More

Many Spanish speakers left behind in first wave of Obamacare

In Silicon Valley, the executives and engineers who’ve helped build the Apple, Google and Facebook empires earn high salaries and enjoy a slew of perks, … Read More

Opinion: Food banks provide food security as the front lines against hunger

Two of our nation’s most vital means for providing food security in the fight against hunger are the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and food … Read More

Sotomayor chosen to trigger ball drop in Times Square on New Year’s Eve

Who says only tourists go to see the ball drop in Manhattan's Times Square on New Year’s Eve? U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, a Bronx … Read More

Speaking multiple languages may help to prevent dementia

We now know keeping your brain active can help prevent dementia. There is now new evidence showing that speaking more than one language may actually help to … Read More

Holiday Cocktail: Spanish Cava for New Year’s Eve

Video by: Ignacio Torres In Spain, it’s tradition to toast Nochevieja – New Year’s Eve – with a glass of sparkling white wine known as Cava. Think of Cava as … Read More

Holiday Cocktail: Mexican Christmas punch

Video by: Ignacio Torres When mixing up cocktails for a crowd, Mexican ponche is an easy and delicious option: sweet brown sugar and hibiscus tea stepped … Read More

What you need to know about epilepsy

One in 26 individuals will be impacted by epilepsy somewhere during their lifetime.  Epilepsy is basically the condition of having repeated seizures. Any age … Read More