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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Looking for More Incremental Sales?

Multilingual Websites = More Sales. A multilingual website is an easy solution for businesses looking to achieve that competitive edge, increase their client base, and secure higher sales volumes. As the process of globalization deepens, a multilingual website will not be an option, but a necessity. Top 2 Reasons to Translate Websites into Another Language: […]

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7 Myths About Spanish Translation for the United States

ASIST Translation Services Inc. has been translating to and from Spanish for the US market for over 25 years (as well as other Spanish-speaking countries around the world, of course!). Among the frequent topics of conversation with our translation clients are the many myths and misconceptions about the Spanish-speaking population in the United States. Accordingly, […]

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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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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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Translating to “Mexican…” Spanish?

According to the Ethnologue Web site, in addition to Spanish, 290 living language varieties are spoken within Mexico. This includes between 87,000 and 100,000 people who speak Mexican Sign Language. Eight percent of Mexico’s population speaks one of many native-american languages. When creating Spanish translations for use in Mexico, it is important to understand that […]

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