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Mexico Heads towards Linguistic Independence

Intense debates have taken place to decide whether the Spanish language should be regulated by the Royal Spanish Academy, which, as you may know, is based in Spain and does not include many regionalisms or current uses in existence in its (very) numerous varieties. Historically, many thinkers, philosophers, writers, and translators have considered the Royal […]

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Basic Aspects That A Translation Buyer Must Be Familiar With

When a company uses a language services provider, it can have various needs, but here I want to focus on translation services. Companies that hire this type of service for the first time for the first time, generally, are a little lost since they might not know exactly in what format they should provide the […]

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Nicaraguan Academy of Language

This language academy was founded on August 8, 1928, through an Executive Order of President Adolfo Diaz, published a week later in the Official Gazette. Its creation and legal status were approved by Legislative Decree of the National Congress of President Jose Maria Moncada on February 22, 1929, published in the Official Gazette on January […]

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Dominican Language Academy

Founded in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, on October 12, 1927, it works side by side with the Spanish Royal Academy in its mission to include all regional expressions of the pan-Hispanic community in order to give uniformity to the language spoken in so many parts of the world , each with its own history and […]

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Bolivian Language Academy

The Royal Spanish Academy was founded in 1713 by the Marquis of Villena Juan Manuel Fernández Pacheco. Its predecessor was the French Academy, founded in 1637 by Cardinal Richelieu, but the initiative for this rich idea was originated by Plato in Athens, with his Academy, where he taught philosophy and much more. The need for […]

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Costa Rican Academy of Language

As a non-profit cultural association, the goal of the Costa Rican Language Academy is to nurture, protect and study the Spanish language, especially the variety spoken within its territory. In addition, it is also concerned with the study of indigenous languages ​​in the region. In this sense, it has the same general objectives as the […]

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Peruvian Language Academy

Like the rest of the language academies in each of the Spanish-speaking countries, the Peruvian Language Academy has maintained intellectual relations with the Association of the Spanish Language Academies and the Royal Spanish Academy in a true team effort. It has been the benchmark for ongoing consultations of the highest Peruvian academic institutions and political […]

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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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The North American Academy of the Spanish Language

Creation In the United States, Spanish is the second language in terms of number of speakers after English, because the United States now has the second largest Spanish-speaking community in the world, after Mexico. That is why it is not surprising that an academy for the Spanish language was founded in 1973 in the U.S. […]

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Association of Spanish Language Academies

As well as the Royal Spanish Academy (Real Academia Española), there are distinct Spanish language academies in various countries, namely: Colombian Language Academy Ecuadorian Language Academy Mexican Language Academy El Salvadoran Language Academy Venezuelan Language Academy Chilean Language Academy Peruvian Language Academy Guatemalan Language Academy Costa Rican Language Academy Philippine Spanish Language Academy Panamanian Language […]

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