In San Jose, Costa Rica's capital, traditional bullfights provide entertainment and harmless fun.
As long as Ortega remains in power, Nicaragua’s political system will remain broken.
Small things have made Harvard feel just as much of a home to me as my native Costa Rica. But when it comes to getting a job, international students at Harvard have a rough time—one that could be alleviated by proper action on behalf of the university.
As I write these words, there is a strong likelihood that the violence will repeat itself this Tuesday evening, despite police efforts to the contrary. It’s not an exaggeration to say that riots have engulfed the city.
It’s a scene straight out of Wuthering Heights, and by the time I started my descent, I believed that Emily Brontë must have been, by Yorkshire countryside standards, a cheerful sort of gal.
On the street outside the dorm, surrounded by several dozen disgruntled occupants of the building, I watched mortified as two fire trucks pulled up with their alarms blaring and a troupe of firemen leapt out.