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Translating Facebook for Bolivian language

An indigenous Bolivian community group translates thousands of Spanish words used on Facebook into their native Aymara language in the hope that the social media site will make their native tongue a language option.

An indigenous Bolivian community group is translating thousands of Spanish words used on Facebook into their native Aymara language.

They hope the Facebook Translation Department will make Aymara a language option, allowing over a million native speakers to use the social media site.

Pablo Esparza reports.