Bustle: 6 women tell us what growing up was like with a dual-identity


Writer Janel Martinez spoke to six different women about what it was like growing up identifying as Asian-Latinas. Asian communities have been migrating to Latin America since before the 1800s, which includes the Chinese and Japanese who settled in countries including Mexico, Peru, Cuba, and the Dominican Republic. Food is probably my favorite part of how our cultures have come together (see the last newsletter for the Pero Like video on a Japanese-Dominican chef). Last year while in Peru I tried Chinese-Peruvian food...I still think about it.


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