Are there problems with ethnic, race/racial minorities or religious prejudices? Gender equality?
Yes, It is clear that the darker Colombians are thought of as lower class and hold the domestic and other service jobs and make up the majority of the poor population. Ability to speak English is thought to be a sign of being upper class/ educated. The machismo thing occurs here also. But as an American I haven't dealt with discrimination since it's known I'm American. - Aug 2019
I have not seen any in our community, but I understand Colombians can be a bit prejudiced against people with darker skin. There is still some machismo as well; women can expect to be stared at sometimes. - Mar 2012
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