Peru Displaced Bullfighters Photo Essay


In this July 16, 2013 photo, Lisbon native and bullfighter Nuno Casquinha, bows his head in prayer before his performance at a makeshift bullfighting ring in Lachaqui, Peru. Dozens of bullfighters, mostly Spaniards, are hoping to gain fame in Latin America since Spain’s economic crisis, compounded by rising ethical opposition to the bloody sport, has made it near impossible to compete there. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)