Graffiti is the voice of the streets. This piece appears off of U Street in Washington D.C. It is a culmination of the job plight, gay pride, and African American pride and women rights.
La Presidenta de La República de Costa Rica Laura Chinchilla Miranda is welcomed by guest of the Juan Santamaría day celebration of the 157 anniversary of the Battle of Rivas. Doña Laura Chinchilla is the first female president of Costa Rica.
Pink Ginger blooms in Parque Nacional of San José, Costa Rica. The flower is one of many starting to sprout as dry season begins.
Guatemalan women formed a theatre group, Grupo Ajochowen, as a way to present Mayan customs and music. Here they present the show lxkik about healing and fighting evil spirits.
“To you and your families the rest of us cannot begin to imagine the pain you have endured these past few years. But no matter how many years pass, no matter how many times we come together on this hallowed ground, know this, you will never be alone. Your loved ones will never be forgotten.”
President Barack Obama Sept. 11, 2012
Two green parakeets perch on a old wagon.
A Tico gentleman entertains a downtown crowd with a western line dance.
Costa Rican agriculture workers and farm owners from different farmer organizations came together July 31 to support a proposed law, N° 18.070, that will exempt much of their agricultural land from taxes. The protesters marched from Central Park to the Legislative Assembly to music and were greeted by a live band. It was a true party with a purpose.