Pinpoint fills need for interpreters

SEASONED INTERPRETER: Jose Cruz, left, is a medically certified interpreter who has worked for Pinpoint Translation Services in Providence for more than a decade. Cruz speaks with Elba Morales, right, of Providence, a Spanish-speaking resident of PACE Organization of Rhode Island, as Dr. Tsewang Gyurmey looks on. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
SEASONED INTERPRETER: Jose Cruz, left, is a medically certified interpreter who has worked for Pinpoint Translation Services in Providence for more than a decade. Cruz speaks with Elba Morales, right, of Providence, a Spanish-speaking resident of PACE Organization of Rhode Island, as Dr. Tsewang Gyurmey looks on. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
As Rhode Island’s population becomes more diverse, business and government entities are encountering more people who need goods and services but who have trouble communicating in English. And if they receive federal grants, they are required to provide reasonable accommodations so the person with the language barrier can access the services. So, for example, a…

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