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NHeLP’s Fight for Language Access During the Pandemic

The National Health Law Program (NHeLP) has recently filed a civil rights complaint arguing that numerous agencies at all levels within the United States government have failed to provide adequate language access services to residents with limited English proficiency (LEP) during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The administrative complaint was...

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NHeLP’s Fight for Language Access During the Pandemic

The National Health Law Program (NHeLP) has recently filed a civil rights complaint arguing that numerous agencies at all levels within the United States...

Plus ça change…

COVID-19 has upended much of life as we know it and, though halting progress toward the fabled “new normal” is being made in the...

Weekly Shorts | May 14, 2021

Association of Translation Companies Releases LO-C 30 Report The United Kingdom-based Association of Translation Companies (ATC) has recently released their research on the role of...

Google Launches App for Language Preservation

Google’s Arts & Culture team has recently launched Woolaroo, a new tool for learning and preserving Indigenous and vulnerable languages. Woolaroo is available as...

Addressing Language Barriers in the Healthcare System

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has certainly shed light on the language gap in the United States’ healthcare system — all too often, individuals with...

When Doctors Double as Medical Interpreters

An anthropological study published earlier this year in Sage Journals suggests that hospitals in the United States may be asking a bit extra of...

A test of my patience

A typical day for a translator is...non-existent. Working as an internal translator at M21Global, I translate the jobs assigned to me, within my qualifications...

Marvel Cinematic Universe starts to look more like our own

The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) Phase 4 teaser trailer dropped on Monday and, along with a hefty dose of nostalgia for Phases 1-3, delivered...

Weekly Shorts | May 7, 2021

Portuguese Diplomat Pushes for Official Language Status at United Nations Portugal’s minister of foreign affairs, Augusto Santos Silva, said in a press conference that he...

New York Senate Passes Bill to Increase Language Access

A bill requiring New York state agency websites to be translated into the 12 most widely spoken languages in the state has recently been...

TRANSLIT Announces Expansion into Russia

The Ireland-based language services provider (LSP) TRANSLIT has announced that the company will be expanding its reach to Russia, a move which has been...
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Researchers Use AI to Translate Whale Communication

A team of researchers at Texas A&M University is currently taking advantage of recent advancements in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) in order...