Peru Displaced Bullfighters Photo Essay


In this July 16, 2013 photo, bullfighter Emilio Serna of Spain, left, rubs cream into his hands while Lisbon native Nuno Casquinha stretch before their performances at bullfight event 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)