Sunday, February 22, 2015

Racism on Peruvian TV

From Fotolog
Peru is a melting pot of different cultures and customs, but unfortunately sometimes they clash. La Paisana (Peasant) Jacinta, was a Peruvian woman portrayed by a man. She would dress in typical Peruvian clothing. Toothless, dirty, and uneducated, she did not portray cholos (typical Peruvians) in a positive light. The character was pulled but not before people starting shaming Frequencia Latina.

You can read more about this issue at The Malay Mail Online.

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