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PHOTOS: Thousands walk to Cartago to visit ‘La Negrita’
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PHOTOS: Thousands walk to Cartago to visit ‘La Negrita’

The Tico Times - August 2, 2016

Every year, an estimated two million people from across Central America leave their homes and walk to the Basílica de Nuestra Señora de Los Ángeles in Cartago, east of…

Finding La Negrita: A story of coming home
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Finding La Negrita: A story of coming home

Natasha Gordon-Chipembere - December 28, 2015

In January 2013, I was given a grant to conduct research in the Costa Rican National Archives on the vague topic of slavery in colonial Costa Rica.…

PHOTO REPORT – Faces of the faithful: A journey along Costa Rica’s romería
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Arts and Culture
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PHOTO REPORT – Faces of the faithful: A journey along Costa Rica’s romería

Michael Krumholtz - August 2, 2015

CARTAGO – A 60-year-old man from San Pedro again walks the road towards the Basílica de Nuestra Señora de Los Ángeles in Cartago. His white hair partially hidden under a…

19 photos from Costa Rica’s annual romería
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19 photos from Costa Rica’s annual romería

Lindsay Fendt - August 2, 2014

Every year, an estimated 2 million people from across Central America leave their homes and begin walking to the Basílica de Nuestra Señora de Los Ángeles in Cartago, east…

Modern dance, ancient pilgrimage and other happenings around Costa Rica
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Arts and Culture
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Modern dance, ancient pilgrimage and other happenings around Costa Rica

Robert Isenberg - August 1, 2014

National Contemporary Dance Festival One of the most anticipated arts events of the year, the National Contemporary Dance Festival showcases some of the most exciting companies now…

La Negrita, please fix my peacock
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Arts and Culture
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La Negrita, please fix my peacock

Lindsay Fendt - July 31, 2014

On Friday and Saturday, thousands of Catholics will converge on the Basilica de Nuestra Señora de Los Ángeles in Cartago for Costa Rica's annual pilgrimage, the romería. Many pilgrims…

President Solís to sit out annual Costa Rican religious pilgrimage to Cartago
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Arts and Culture
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President Solís to sit out annual Costa Rican religious pilgrimage to Cartago

Zach Dyer - July 29, 2014

President Luis Guillermo Solís said that he would not participate in the annual pilgrimage to Cartago’s Basilica of the Angels, known as the romería, this weekend. Solís…

Costa Rica’s patron saint to be enthroned in the Vatican
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Newsletter
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Costa Rica’s patron saint to be enthroned in the Vatican

Lindsay Fendt - March 11, 2014

A replica of the Virgin of Los Angeles, the patron saint of Costa Rica, will be enthroned at the Vatican, according to Costa Rica’s ambassador to the…

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‘La Negrita’ receives the faithful in Cartago

Zach Dyer - August 2, 2013

CARTAGO – Victor Solís and his daughter Maria Daniela sit on small flight of stairs across from the municipal park in the city of Tres Ríos, changing…

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