Roots dating

Under Roman rule the region became known as Hispania in 19 BC, and the Roman language, which was taught to locals by Roman traders and soldiers, merged with a cluster of other dialects to form what historians refer to as Vulgar Latin.

Following the collapse of the Western Empire in the 5 Century that the area now known as Spain first began to produce texts with a clear resemblance to the Spanish language as we know it today.

The Indiana Health Information Exchange has been around for over a decade, with its roots dating back 30 years.

The June 30, 1888 issue of the Dallas Morning News stated that the Dallas Humane Society (the SPCA of Texas' forerunner), was in fact the first humane society in the state of Texas.

The agency was organized in 1888 to protect both animals and children.

According to statistics from language reference the Ethnologue, it now boasts the second highest number of native speakers, coming in behind Mandarin Chinese.

Following a 15-year-study, German linguistic expert Ulrich Ammon also revealed that Spanish is one of the most successful second languages in the world, making it a popular subject in schools around the world.

In Spain, for example, 67 per cent of internet users shop online, which works out at 19.2 million people – a tempting figure for retailers when compared to 2013 when just 44 per cent of internet users in Spain shopped online.

A lot has contributed to the evolution of the Spanish language and today it stands as a truly global language in the modern world with a flourishing presence in international politics, economics and culture across the globe.

According to the National Statistics Institute (NSI) in Spain, the country’s growth rate has increased from a negative rate of -0.8 per cent in the final quarter of 2012 to 0.8 per cent in the final quarter of 2015, as the Spanish economy expands at one of the fastest rates in Europe.

This growth spurt has promoted an increase in overseas businesses exploring Spanish translation as they consider expansion into these increasingly affluent regions.

This led to Spanish taking hold in the region as it spread across most of Central and South America.

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