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Costa Rica Bullfight
Along with tamales, ronpope (spiced rum), and school vacations, December and January also bring typical bullfights or “corridas de toros” to many small towns across Costa Rica, and with them, divided opinions and strong feelings. ... Read More
December 15, 20164Guardians2
Costa Rica Bullfighting
The holidays may be over in some places, but in Costa Rica, festival season is just getting started. This time of year, nearly every town holds an annual fiesta cívica with horse parades called topes, ... Read More
December 15, 20164Guardians2
San Sebastian Bullfight Ban
A San Sebastian court has revoked a ban on bullfighting at the Illunbe bullring, stating the Bildu council which introduced it in 2013 exceeded its functions. The new sentence comes just weeks after the High ... Read More
November 9, 20164Guardians2
End Bullfights
In Ohanes, six bulls are roped and taken around the village while the procession through the streets. These bulls are pushed, beaten against walls and cobblestone streets until they are forced to submit to the ... Read More
October 7, 20164Guardians2
Animal Guardians End Bullfights
October 7, 20164Guardians2
La Tortura No Es Cultura
October 7, 20164Guardians2
End Bullfights
The town of Tordesillas has held its annual festival, known as Toro de la Vega, on the second or third Tuesday of September since medieval times. A bull is set loose and runs across the ... Read More
September 29, 20164Guardians2
Yucatan Bullfight Protest
A group of Yucatan citizens protested Monday Sept. 26 at the gates of Merida’s Plaza de Toros and presented a legislative bill to reform the state’s environmental law to prohibit bullfights in Yucatan. The Secretary ... Read More
September 28, 20164Guardians2
Animal Guardians
Spain's animal rights party PACMA published a new video of village bull hunts on Thursday, this time in the region of Guadalajara (Castilla La Mancha). In the new images, villagers participating in five chases in ... Read More
September 28, 20164Guardians2
Toro de la Vega
With a salvo of rockets fired from a bridge over the River Duero, a metal gate swings wide, and a 1,200-pound bull bolts out through the smoke. He careens through this cobblestone warren on Spain’s ... Read More
September 27, 20164Guardians2