Las Vegas Interpreters Connection

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Making a case for interpreters: Nevada courts join language program: ... this week for testing and certifying interpreters in foreign languages. Nevada, after ... this week for testing and certifying interpreters in foreign languages.The move, which ... e, which will first focus on Spanish interpreters, is designed to give people who appe ... National Consortium for State Court Interpreters, an organization that provides train ... MORE>>

Certified court interpreters graduate:... and tests for certifying courtroom interpreters. The first group were all trained an ... tion services."Having certified interpreters in Nevada not only helps those who d ... program.She has directed a staff of interpreters in District Court for 21 years. In t ... r 21 years. In their first year, the interpreters were needed for about 3,600 cases. MORE>>

Language barrier: Lack of interpreters causing problems in health care: ...the absence of interpreters for Spanish-speaking patients can le ... consequences, and even professional interpreters commit errors if they are not adequa ... tted by so-called "ad hoc" interpreters had potential clinical consequences, ... ile 53 percent of the errors by paid interpreters had potential clinical consequences. MORE>>

Language barriers create health problems for patients: ... clinics in the Las Vegas area need interpreters and other services for the area's gr ... Sotero, coordinator of the center's interpreters project, said."First, there was ... lsewhere are finding that not having interpreters and other services can prove costly ... ients with limited English -- hiring interpreters, translating documents and training ... MORE>