Re-watching the hit Colombian telenovela ‘Yo Soy Betty, La Fea’ offers this Costa Rican fan plenty of reflection opportunities.
Yo soy Betty la fea
Thanks to our abuelitas, moms, and tias, we’re nostalgic for these trendsetting, classic telenovelas, the ones that defined the genre for decades to come.
Justicia and Cultura
So because of colonization, Latin America wants us all to be white, and the U.S., in their effort to include but also differentiate us in their media, have pigeon-holed the entire community into being the same shade of mestizo brown. But the reality is much more beautiful and complex.