This article by Janis Palma was originally published on Aug 22, 2011. Janis gives us some insights into her rituals and encourages us to look into our own behavior. Enjoy!   - by Janis Palma © 2011 [blockquote text="I have just realized that with my rituals I...

By Gio Lester © 2016 A sense of belonging, feeling welcome, knowing someone is listening—those were some of the things that made our listserv unforgettable and cherished. Everyday felt like a visit with close friends to discuss the news, industry developments, terminology difficulties, new challenges… even jokes. The...

We have another Guest Blogger for you. This time we are graced by Leslie Tabarez who is a State Court Certified Interpreter in Pennsylvania. But we will let her introduce herself. “I’m a natural blonde, I have blue-eyes, and I’m a Spanish interpreter. Born in NYC,...

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This article by Kathleen Shelly was first published on April 13, 2012. It remains relevant today. Please enjoy and send your comments to tno_editor@najit.org or post it to our Facebook page. No matter how high-minded we are, or pretend to be, I think all of us...

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This post was originally published on May 31, 2013 by Ewandro Magalhães. Besides being an exemplary interpreter, Ewandro is also a gifted writer. He is currently in Switzerland, serving as Head of Conference Management Services at the International Telecommunication Union. I must have been five or...

-    By Ana Garza G'z © 2016 Ana Garza G'z has been working as a community interpreter and translator in Central California for the past fifteen years. She became court certified a couple of years ago, and like many other freelance language professionals, she divides her...

This is the third installment of our new feature What Would YOU Have Done? in which we bring real situations for our readers to comment on. The idea is for us to help each other overcome or prepare for unexpected situations. Drop us a line. And...

I am often asked about Puerto Rico. Explaining our status has never been easy, but recent events have suddenly made everything crystal clear. Today’s blog is not about interpreting or translating per se, but it is about events taking place in Puerto Rico that could...