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Colombian Academy of the Spanish Language

This academy was founded in 1871 and since 1960 it has advised the government of Colombia on language issues, which has led to several laws on the Spanish language being passed in the country. It hosted the Third Congress of Academies (1960), in which the Agreement of Bogotá was presented and signed. Its library is […]

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Colombian Spanish

Colombia is a country as big as the variety of its dialects, which have differences in semantics, syntax, morphology and intonation. The northern dialects share similarities with other Caribbean countries (http://www.spanish-translator-services.com/espanol/articulos/espanol-latinoamericano.htm), while those of the southern Andes have similarities with those of the Ecuadorian and Peruvian mountain regions. The origins of the dialects can be […]

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