About Daniel Hill

Your Language Services Liaison, Haitian Creole Interpreter and Blog writer. A passion for languages has led to a career facilitating communication between languages and between cultures. Experienced in both Medical and Legal interpreting, Daniel has provided interpreting services in a number of modes and environments, such as: Consecutive Interpreting in court for witness testimony, Depositions/Examinations-Under-Oath, and medical interventions, Chuchotage during trial proceedings and Simultaneous interpreting in conference settings. Florida Court Approved Interpreter.

COVID-19, Remote Interpreting Services and You

Without a doubt, the 2020 Coronavirus pandemic is going to have long-lasting effects on numerous areas of life. In an attempt to adapt, many have found themselves adopting new work methods and trying to maintain productivity while practicing responsible social distancing. The purpose of this article is to explore some of the options for conducting appointments requiring remote interpreting services.

By |2020-08-14T21:48:10+00:00March 27th, 2020|COVID-19, Remote Interpreting|Comments Off on COVID-19, Remote Interpreting Services and You

Interpreter Appreciation – The Rules of Interpreting (Part 2)

Interpreting requires flexibility. However, the goals remain the same: To remove the disadvantage caused by lack of language comprehension and to remain as unobtrusive as possible. The interpreting industry has norms in place to help everyone reach these goals. Take note of some of these principles and how you can work well with your interpreter.

By |2020-08-14T21:48:35+00:00May 31st, 2019|Interpreting|Comments Off on Interpreter Appreciation – The Rules of Interpreting (Part 2)

Interpreter Appreciation – Simultaneous and Consecutive Interpreting (Part 1 – FT. Marie Kondo)

Interpreting occupies an interesting space in society. Even though interpreting as a profession pre-dates writing, most people never interact with an interpreter. That is until a 5-foot-nothing Japanese sprite named Marie Kondo began sparking joy and her interpreter Marie Iida began sparking an interest in quality language services. So in honor of National Interpreter Appreciation Day, let’s learn about interpreting shall we?

By |2020-08-14T21:48:52+00:00May 9th, 2019|Interpreting|Comments Off on Interpreter Appreciation – Simultaneous and Consecutive Interpreting (Part 1 – FT. Marie Kondo)

The Measure of a Man – Classifiers & Haitian Creole

As the competing forces of clarity and brevity, introduction and reduction, transparency and redundancy continue to act on spoken language the changes that result are unpredictable and yet somewhat familiar. And by learning more about other languages and other cultures, sometimes we get a better view of ourselves.

By |2020-08-14T21:49:16+00:00January 27th, 2019|Language|Comments Off on The Measure of a Man – Classifiers & Haitian Creole

Anti-Corruption Protest in Haiti Leads to Violence

At least one person has been killed and dozens injured as thousands of protesters took to the streets in Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince, over a corruption scandal, with some marchers calling for the resignation of President Jovenel Moise.

By |2020-08-14T21:49:34+00:00October 18th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Anti-Corruption Protest in Haiti Leads to Violence

Proposed Changes to Citizenship Rules

Fewer patients are seeking care, Anderson said, and those who do are increasingly reluctant to follow up with additional care when needed — raising the likelihood that their medical conditions will worsen.

By |2020-08-14T21:49:53+00:00October 14th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Proposed Changes to Citizenship Rules

Our Florida Neighborhood – Haitian Communities on the Rise

It’s no secret that Florida is home to many immigrants. They have come from a variety of backgrounds and many different countries. Interestingly, however many fail to realize that the second largest community of immigrants in Florida come from the island nation of Haiti.

By |2020-08-14T21:50:10+00:00October 11th, 2018|Language|Comments Off on Our Florida Neighborhood – Haitian Communities on the Rise

Immigrant Opportunities in Florida

Greater metropolitan Miami wound up in 29th place among 100 large U.S. cities in a study of the opportunities they offer to immigrants to integrate into society.

By |2020-08-14T21:50:27+00:00October 11th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Immigrant Opportunities in Florida
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