Lechon, all over the Latin world, means whole roasted pig. Like the Filipino lechon, the pig is the magnificent star of the puertorriqueño Christmas holiday feast table. This begs the question, is the Philippines part of the Latin world? Are we indeed the 'Lost Latinos' as Filipno American comedian Rex Navarrete has joked? We visited Puerto Rico's lechon capitol, Guavate, to find out.
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