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Against the new orthographic reform

The new edition of the Ortografía de la lengua española (the Spanish Language Orthography), a publication of the Spanish Royal Language Academy (Real Academia Española, RAE), has caused debate in several Internet forums. This is according to the webpage of the RAE, an academy of professionals that works to maintain the unity and purity of …

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Mario Vargas Llosa wins Nobel Prize

Mario Vargas Llosa

According to the official web site of the Nobel Prize, the Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa won the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature “for his cartography of structures of power and his trenchant images of the individual’s resistance, revolt, and defeat”.