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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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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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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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…