Speaking the Many Languages of Mexico

Despite the political rhetoric that sometimes surrounds relations between the United States and Mexico, one thing remains certain: interactions between our two countries—economically, culturally and socially—will continue to play significant roles in our mutual growth and success. Our geographic proximity and our shared interests mean we will remain active partners far into the future. Many […]

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Spanish Translation: World’s Largest Spanish-Speaking Populations

The figures one sees for the number of Spanish speakers per country vary tremendously. One of the biggest factors is whether the number being cited includes all “Spanish speakers”—including those who speak Spanish as a first, second or even third language—or exclusively those who speak Spanish as their first or “native” language (their mother tongue, […]

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English-to-Spanish: Hispanic Immigrants in the United States

A 2007 report by the Pew Hispanic Center provides statistics about how Hispanic immigrants in the United States manage Spanish and English. Here, we recap a few points that are of great interest for anyone involved with Spanish translations for the United States. 52% of foreign-born Hispanics speak only Spanish at home. Only 23% of […]

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Spanish Translation: Columbus, Ohio

The Spanish-speaking, Hispanic population in Columbus, Ohio (Franklin County) has increased dramatically over the past few years. Accordingly, the area’s hospitals, healthcare providers, medical suppliers, courts, legal offices, government and social services have met the challenge to ensure that Spanish translations, Spanish interpreters, and culturally appropriate communication is available to the community. Another article in […]

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Spanish Language Facts: USA

ASIST Translations summarizes data released by the US Census Bureau in fall 2008: information about the Spanish-speaking and Hispanic population in the USA gathered in 2007. Read More…

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Language Facts: Central Ohio

Facts about the Hispanic population, Somali population and other groups in the area around Columbus, Ohio who speak foreign languages at home. From ASIST Translations, provider of professional translations and onsite interpreters for business, medical, government and legal clients. Read More…

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