“Toros a la tica” is an essential ingredient in San José's end-of-year festivities. It is also one of the most controversial traditions in the country.
Images from the bullring at this year's traditional Zapote festival.
Costa Rican bullfights and horse parades are a proud cultural tradition for many. But increased scrutiny in recent years is shedding light on the darker side of the revelry.
Welcome to Zapote, San José’s giant end-of-year festival where Tico-style bullfights are the main event.
San José’s National Stadium will host Extreme American Rodeo despite complaints from animal rights activists
On Sept. 7, cowboys from across the Americas and as far away as New Zealand will flock to Costa Rica's National Stadium for the country's first-ever American-style rodeo event. Competitors will test their skills in calf roping and cattle herding and try their luck riding on the backs of Costa Rica's most fearsome bulls.
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