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Congratualtions to Javier Muñoz-Basols who has been named corresponding member of the North American Academy of the Spanish Language/Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua Española (ANLE).

The North American Academy of the Spanish Language is one of the 23 existing Spanish language academies around the Hispanophone nations and territories. The Academia, established in New York City in 1973, is a corresponding member of the Real Academia Española (Royal Spanish Academy) and a member of the Asociación de Academias de la Lengua Española (Association of Academies of the Spanish Language), in Madrid, Spain.

The mission of the North American Academy of the Spanish Language is the study, elaboration, and implementation of the normative rules of Spanish in the United States of America. As part of that mission, the ANLE a) advises public and private institutions on the standard use of Spanish spoken in the United States (español estadounidense); b) ensures that the Spanish spoken by native speakers, or persons of Hispanic origin or ancestry residing in the United States) serves as a basis for strengthening authentic bilingualism that enriches U.S. culture; c) collaborates in projects and the elaboration of study plans for the teaching of Spanish in the United States at all levels of schooling, in addition to promoting and strengthening the Hispanic cultural heritage. Philologists, writers, poets, and educators are among its members.