No discrimination in Argentina (Spanish)

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(Spanish) I believe not. I came here, at least, and did not feel it. If there is discrimination, some Argentine said “We call them Japanese, the children of Japanese, but they did not come, alone, they did not come.” They say, “they [the Japanese] are a delight.” At other times they say, “What a group!” Some Japanese become mad: “I have a name, why do they say Japanese?” No? For me, perhaps they called me “Hey, you, Japanese.” I say “What’s happening tano?” “What’s up gallego?” Therefore, they show [me] respect. I don’t feel anything [negative], everyone respects me.

Date: February 23, 2007
Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Interviewer: Takeshi Nishimura, Ricardo Hokama
Contributed by: Centro Nikkei Argentino

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