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Academy of Letters of Uruguay

Like the rest of the language academies of the pan-Hispanic world, this academy aims to: – Preserve and enrich the Spanish spoken in Uruguay; – Promote the development and dissemination of the variety of Uruguayan Spanish. This academy was created by Decree-Law No. 10,360 of February 10, 1943. Some scholars Francisco Bauza, journalist, politician and […]

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Uruguayan Spanish

We mentioned in other publications that, normally, the Spanish spoken in Argentina is called “rioplatense”, an adjective that takes it name from the areas adjacent to the River Plate. However, we also mentioned that this was a mistake, as the River Plate also forms part of Uruguayan territory. Therefore, when speaking of rioplatense Spanish one […]

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The Importance of Professional Translators and Interpreters

A few weeks back, I read an article about the controversy concerning an error in the translation of a speech that was given by Diyab Jihad, a Syrian refugee in Uruguay. According to the newspaper that published the news, and Diyab’s lawyer, the interpreter was not true to the words of Diyab, and even added […]

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What to Keep in Mind when Translating and Localizing into Latin American Spanish

When translating texts to be used in Latin America, we must keep in mind the subtle differences that exist from country to country with respect to not only cultural differences, but also to everyday terms. This may also be applied to a business context; if a client needs to implement a product in Latin America, […]

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