Spanish Language Growing

By 2050, 10 percent of the world population will be speaking Spanish, spurred mostly by its growth in the United States, says Cuban linguist Humberto Lopez Morales.

Cuban linguist Humberto Lopez Morales said: "The projections couldn’t make us happier." The head of the association of Spanish language academies received a special prize for his book on the evolution of the Spanish language throughout the world. Lopez, a member of Puerto Rico’s language academy, said that thanks to the growing Spanish-speaking population in the United States, which he said currently stands at 13 million, the language of Don Quixote will also increase proportionally worldwide.

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