Andrés Fariña, like many other young Panamanians, comes from a diverse background, including Nicaraguan, and Brazilian heritage, among others. This blended heritage is a thing to be celebrated, and giveshim a sense of belongingacross the Caribbean and throughout the Spanish–speaking world, inSpain, in Colombia, even Haiti: “Aquí in Panama, la diversidad. De colores de razas. Es mucha, así que voy a otro país y siento que estoy viendo alguien de Las Tablas…Eso es lo bueno de Panama.” Andrés is currently a law student in Panama with an interest in humanitarian issuesand the future of the youth of Panama; Andrés has plans to foundan organization that will provide food for children in need,and at the same time create serve as avolunteer and supportnetwork for those same young people.
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