Porfirio is Araceli's wife. He used to be a trash picker, but when the city of Tijuana closed down the dump, he began washing car windshields instead. He and Araceli only make a few dollars per day begging and washing windshields, and he believes that the worst people are those who don't want to work. Despite their poverty, Porfirio and Araceli are relatively happy and extremely kind to Nayeli and her friends.
Don Porfirio Character Timeline in Into the Beautiful North
The timeline below shows where the character Don Porfirio appears in Into the Beautiful North. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...Irma. Irma doesn't pick up, and Nayeli almost cries. Atómiko then follows her back to Porfirio and Araceli's, where he decides that he and Tacho are great friends. Though Nayeli insists... (full context)