By Marcos Chiquetto

In 2015, our translation agency received a call from Khomp, a Brazilian company that creates and exports products for telecommunication, Internet of Things and smart devices (khomp.com.br). They were seeking a solution for translating their marketing materials and technical manuals from Portuguese to English and Spanish. …


By Marcos Chiquetto

In the early years of the decade of the 1980s, I got my electronic engineering degree. At that time, the Brazilian government was putting forward a protectionist policy for computer products, giving rise to a strong domestic industry in that area. First, I went to work at…


By Marcos Chiquetto

Our bodies have wonderful resources that we use without even thinking about them. But, if we stop to consider it, we realize that their functions are so complex and efficient that it’s hard to imagine how they could have developed.

One example of this is the human…


By Marcos Chiquetto

Until forty years ago, if you wanted to create a report for your boss or a research paper for school, or send someone an invoice to be paid, you would have to provide a printed paper document. …


By Marcos Chiquetto

The first big job that came in to our Brazilian translation agency, back in the 1980s, was the English-to-Portuguese translation of the manuals for a database software package: a massive document with 800 pages.

Back then, almost forty years ago, translators were professionals from the humanities area…


We are always led by some kind of god.

By Marcos Chiquetto

In the famous English Bible commissioned by King James in the 16th century, we can see this passage, partially summarizing chapter 11 of Genesis:

All men speak the same language — They build the Tower of Babel — The Lord confounds their language and scatters them over…


By Marcos Chiquetto

Tuesday morning in our translation agency, in Rio de Janeiro. Our project manager Alexandra, working in home-office, has just turned on her computer. …


By Marcos Chiquetto

Translate a text is to read something in one language and write it in another language. What kind of technology would be required?

Let´s take the example of our Brazilian translation agency, based in São Paulo, a small-scale organization considering the global translation industry. We have two…


By Marcos Chiquetto

The Sun is the main source of energy for us here on our small planet Earth. Nowadays, ever greater efforts are being made to take advantage of solar energy by means of photovoltaic cells, which transform the energy from the Sun into electrical energy.


The path of going from a free-lance professional to a business owner is a bigger step than it appears to be.

By Marcos Chiquetto

A few years after the 1917 revolution, which gave rise to the Soviet Union, a large automobile factory was built in Gorki.

LatinLanguages Translation

Brazilian translation agency founded in 1985. We translate to/from english, portuguese and spanish. See more at http://www.latinlanguages.com.br/

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