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Michelito, the child matador by Pilar Rahola

This is not an article about bullfighting, however it describes the killing of bulls. This is an article about childhood, about the violation of a boy’s rights that are exploited commercially and celebrated publicly, about an apathetic administration that sits … Continue reading

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The desperate measures of a dying industry: Introducing Child matadors

At the end of a very busy week, I leave you with a quote from an excellent article by Lima based American writer and teacher Barbara Drake. She describes a scene with 10-year-old child matador Michelito during a bullfight in Lima Peru in … Continue reading

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