The Fascinating Story of the Japanese Peruvians

You might be surprised to learn that Peru has the second largest number of Japanese people in South America after Brazil. In most cities of Peru, you will find Japanese restaurants and bars. In fact, Fujimori, was a Japanese Peruvian as well. There is an interesting story behind why the Japanese people chose Peru as the destination for migrating. Read more..

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Language Politics in Peru and Elsewhere

Most countries have their litany of social problems and Peru is no exception. Luis Escobedo recently questioned if Peru is a racist state, in an opinion piece on Peru This Week. He cites the example of Spanish being given importance over other languages that are spoken in Peru, such as Quechua, Aymara, Ashaninka, among others. Read more..

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