Zapatería Panamá, last man standing
Located on 1st Avenue and 28th Street in downtown San José, Zapatería Panamá is the only business left standing after 1,000 square meters of commercial space were laid flat a few months ago. The Health Ministry ordered the demolition after finding that the old structures were too dangerous.
The owner, Carlos Aguilera, wants to keep his shoe business. He inherited it from his father, who started it five decades ago. Aguilera filed an appeal with the Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court. Until there’s a resolution, he’ll be able to keep his door open.
You may be interested
President Solís recovers from successful prostate operationKatherine Stanley - October 18, 2017
President Luis Guillermo Solís took a medical leave to undergo prostate surgery Wednesday after postponing the procedure last week to…
VIDEO: A closer look at ‘Battlefield’ before its Costa Rican premiereKatherine Stanley - October 18, 2017
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wujGfRevDOE&feature=youtu.be "Battlefield," from acclaimed director Peter Brook, premieres tonight at San José's National Theater. Read our full story here.
Costa Rica, Lima Group call for urgent audit of Venezuelan electionsThe Tico Times - October 18, 2017
The 12 countries that make up the recently formed Lima Group demanded on Tuesday that an urgent “independent audit” of…