We break language barriers!

Today, your products and services can reach any part of the world thanks to the Internet. At Southern Cone Translations, we help you break down language barriers so you can break into new markets.

We are proud to be sponsors of the Chilean National Ice Hockey Team since 2021.

Our services include:

Document Translations

Fine-tuned by our experienced translators, who are experts in technical subjects and native in the target language. Together with accuracy, confidentiality is our top priority.

Legal Translations

Documents of all kinds for legal, personal, governmental, or regulatory purposes, such as: apostilles, certificates, contracts, diplomas, degrees, and letters, to name a few.

Interpreting Services

Remote or in-person interpreting by our professional interpreters, with the support of up-to-date technology.

Specialized Services

Document revision, website translation, and video transcription and subtitling.

We help you connect to markets where the following languages are spoken, and more!


Spanish


English


German


Italian


French


Portuguese


Others

If you want to reach a country or region that speaks a language not listed here, write us today and we will connect you with a foreign language expert that suits your needs.

We know that information is sensitive, so maintaining the confidentiality of your documents is our top priority.

Our operations are designed in compliance with the ISO 17100 requirements for translation services in order to guarantee the highest quality for your needs.

We carefully select the translators we work with so that we can establish long-term relationships with our clients that build upon our shared expertise and add increasing value over time.

About us

We are a language services provider specialized in document translation and conference interpreting in a number of languages. Our team of native language professionals are experts in a variety of technical areas and we use the most sophisticated computer-assisted translation (CAT) tools on the market to make sure none of your information is lost in translation. At Southern Cone Translations, we work devotedly to adhere to the highest standards of security, quality, and ethics to support the global needs of our clients.

Get to know our team


General Manager, Translator & Interpreter


Elizabeth Chivers
 
Translator and interpreter with a Master of Arts in Translation and Interpreting from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Master of Sciences in Parks and Conservation Management from Clemson University, a professional certificate in translation technologies and project management from the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, and a professional certificate in simultaneous interpreting from EATRI (American School of Translators and Interpreters of Chile). Member No. 325 in COTICH (Chilean Translators’ and Interpreters’ Association). Elizabeth also received her BA in History from Boston University. She is originally from the city of Pittsburgh but has been living in Latin America for almost two decades. Aside from her passion for learning new languages and cultures, Elizabeth is an avid sports fan and particularly loves playing and watching ice hockey.

Project Coordinator & Translator


Keith Carr
 
 
Translator of Spanish and Portuguese and Project Coordinator for Southern Cone Translations. Keith was born and raised in Cincinnati, in the U.S., and studied International Relations with a concentration on Latin America at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. He has also lived in Brazil, where he studied at the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo. He came to Chile in 2019 to teach English at a rural school in Patagonia. In his free time, he translates literature.

Industries of expertise

We specialize in these industries

Academic

We work with academics in the arts and sciences to bring their research and publications to high-impact journals and reach global audiences.

Conservation

Our special expertise in conservation and protected areas makes a natural partner for environmentalists, national parks, and a variety of NGOs.

Industrial

We have proven experience with manuals, presentations, and other technical documents in the mining, agriculture, aquaculture, and livestock industries.

Legal/Insurance

We work with law firms, law offices, and insurance companies, which has made us familiar with complex legal vocabulary in several languages.

Financial

We translate reports, financial statements, and presentations with accuracy and confidentiality for a variety of financial institutions.

Energy

Our experience includes documents dealing with energy and hydrocarbon exploration, installation, generation, transmission, engineering, and infrastructure.

Tourism

We help increase the potential of your business to attract foreign visitors. We have special experience with ecotourism and environmental conservation.

Infrastructure

Our team is trained to work on technical projects and use specialized terminology, and we pay special attention to numbering systems, dates, and units of measurement.

Marketing and Media

We have proven experience in advertising, journalism, and informational products. We adapt your messaging for a new audience, while maintaining your company’s culture.

Testimonials

We are honored to have worked with diverse brands, organizations, entrepreneurs, and scientists, helping them to take their work beyond the boundaries of language. This is what they have to say about our work:

Blog

In our blog, we share news about our company and the world of translations, as well as recommendations for you to take your business to new markets.

Should you translate your website with Google Translate? 1920 1080 Keith Carr
Should you translate your website with Google Translate?

If you want to reach clients around the word and project an international image, you may want your public-facing website in more than one language. When it comes to website translation, there are a few options to consider: Do it yourself with the help of machine translation Pay monthly fees for an automated, updated machine translation Hire a translation company to perform a human translation for a one-time fee Let’s look at what each of these options entails: Do it yourself, word by word Websites tend to be made up of short chunks of text in different menus and pages. These short texts are likely within the word count limit of free machine translators like Google Translate or DeepL. However,…

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