Translation in Uruguay

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Translation in Uruguay has a long tradition, with one of the first formal translation studies in Latin America and renowned linguists such as Prof. Roberto Puig and Lic. Sara Alvarez Catalá de Lasowski.

Uruguayan translators tend to be well educated, many having earned relevant university degrees, and some also have done additional coursework in their areas of expertise. A combination of factors including a reputation for quality, a brand of Spanish that "travels" well, and international experience in many cases, has led to substantial use of Uruguayan translators by international firms.

Several hundred professionals are members of the "Colegio de Traductores Públicos del Uruguay", which operates a system of "sworn" translators, and promotes the profession.

The community in Uruguay is very lively and closely-knit. Powwows, trainings and a Conference have been held in Montevideo.

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Translation associations and schools in Uruguay

SchoolInstituto Cultural Anglo-Uruguayo
AssociationColegio de Traductores Públicos del Uruguay
SchoolUniversidad de Montevideo
SchoolInstituto Metodista Universitario Crandon
SchoolUniversidad de la República (Facultad de Derecho)

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Upcoming and past events in Uruguay

Powwow Uruguay - Punta del Este Jul 22
Powwow Uruguay - Maldonado Mar 25
Powwow Uruguay - Montevideo Jun 7, 2014
Powwow Uruguay - Montevideo Jul 20, 2013
Powwow Uruguay - Montevideo Sep 27, 2012
Powwow Uruguay - Montevideo Mar 31, 2012
Conference First Latin American Conference 2011 Oct 29, 2011
Powwow Uruguay - Montevideo Oct 28, 2011
Powwow Uruguay - Montevideo Sep 24, 2011
Powwow Uruguay - Montevideo Nov 27, 2010

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Fabio Descalzi / ScriptArch
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 77 entries)
Fidelis Translation Services
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 9 entries)
CGM Consulting Uruguay / Laureana Pavon
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 7 entries)
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 3 entries)
Triaca Translations
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 1 entry)
Montevideo Language Consulting
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 1 entry)
Virginia Kolhaas
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 1 entry)
MC Language Services
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A First Division Translation
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Conexur S.R.L.
(Avg. LWA 4.8 out of 5, 16 entries)

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