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Puerto Rican Spanish

The Spanish spoken in Puerto Rico shares linguistic features with other West Indian islands and the continental Caribbean, but it has its own characteristics. Undoubtedly, Puerto Rico’s history is a determining factor of the Spanish spoken there today. The influence of the indigenous language spoken in Borinquen (as Puerto Ricans call their nation) on the […]

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Formal Language and Comprehension in Translation

Our daily dilemma in translating legal documents is ensuring that the precise legal language is easily understood by the reader. Legal phrasing leaves very few choices of terminology, because they have a single name. What happens is that each country is sovereign and therefore in a translation project there are different legal systems involved, so […]

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