Feature: Andres Chao Prepares for Mexican Bicentennial

Mexican Consul in Arkansas Andres Chao Prepares for Mexican Bicentennial Celebration; photography by Jason Masters

Photography by Jason Masters.



“We should build bridges that unite us instead of building walls that separate us.” -anonymous

Andres Chao heard this quote several years ago in Mexico, and it had a great impact on him. As Mexican Consul in Little Rock, Chao is faced with the task of acting as liaison between the local Mexican and American communities. He must maintain a place in which Mexican citizens can feel at home, while also representing his people and his country as a whole within the American community.

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