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The Spanish Invasion

There is a lot of talk about how Spanish is increasingly overrun by Anglicisms. However, it is also interesting to note that English, at present, has also borrowed a significant number of words from Spanish. This phenomenon is not new. As early as the late eighteenth century, in the United States something could be described […]

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Spanish Translation Services: Unlocking the Secrets [VIDEO]

Hi, we are Trusted Translations, a global multilingual language company. We would like to take a couple minutes of your time to give you an in-depth look into Spanish Translations. To some, the process of obtaining a Spanish translation for a project may seem simple and straightforward. Really, what could be so difficult about translating […]

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Why You Should Translate into Spanish

More and more companies are deciding to translate their websites, corporate documents and company services into Spanish. Is this a chance occurrence? I don’t think so. I don’t think so because translating into Spanish can have very positive repercussions on a company’s productivity and revenue, for several reasons, including those I list below. It is […]

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First International Congress of Spanish Language Copy Editors

On September 14, 15 and 16, I had the opportunity to attend the first International Congress of Spanish Language Copy Editors that was held in Buenos Aires and which was entitled, “United by the same language.” This event was organized by different organizations in this sector from the Hispano-American countries where they have taken root, […]

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Things to Know about Neutral Spanish

From my experience, people who are not involved in the world of languages ​​and, specifically, translating into Spanish are not fully aware of the existence of what is known as neutral Spanish, also referred to as “standard” or “international” Spanish. In this issue, I think that a Spanish person does not intend that his “Spanish” […]

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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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Mexican Spanish

Spanish is the most spoken language in Mexico: 97% of people use it either as their mother tongue or a second language. However, there are 67 indigenous languages in use and they have been protected since 2001 by the Linguistic Rights of Indigenous Peoples Law. The Spanish language arrived in Mexico with the conquerors, and […]

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Salvadoran Spanish

El Salvador is the smallest country in Central America and, like the vast majority of countries in the Americas, has Spanish as its official language. However, Salvadoran Spanish as we know it today exhibits significant linguistic influences from the indigenous languages that existed in the area before the Spanish conquerors arrived in the sixteenth century. […]

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