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Tag Results for "Bullfighting"

Veracruz Bans Bullfighting, Dog Fights, Cockfights

The government of the Mexican Gulf city of Veracruz has banned bullfighting and all other shows featuring animals, officials said Wednesday. continue reading »

Haute Couture Fashion Houses Lining Up to Dress Matadors

Leading fashion houses, including Lacroix, Armani and Victorio & Lucchino, are creating colorful, comfortable and imaginative outfits for some of Spain's top bullfighters. Some of the outfits have been inspired by the works of Goya and Picasso, giving bullfighters a new luster as they take the ring. continue reading »

Mario Vargas Llosa Gives Unique Spin on Matador Tale

Writer Mario Vargas Llosa takes on the character of a fighting bull in one of the essays compiled in "Dialogo con Navegante" (Dialogue with Navegante), a book inspired by Spanish matador Jose Tomas. continue reading »

Northern Mexican State Bans Bullfighting

Sonora this week became the first Mexican state to ban bullfighting, passing a law against cruelty to animals, which, however, does not include the very popular spectacle of cockfighting, local legislative officials said Saturday. continue reading »

Mexican Actor Satisfies His Childhood Desire to Bullfight in New Movie

When he was 11 years old, Spanish-born Mexican actor Daniel Gimenez Cacho went to his first bullfight and was absolutely fascinated. continue reading »

Spanish Matador in Stable Condition After “Worst” Goring This Year

Matador Fernando Cruz, badly gored this week at Madrid's La Ventas bull ring, is sedated in the intensive care unit at Virgen del Mar Hospital "and there are no deadlines for his recovery," the physician who treated the injured man in the bull ring's first aid station told Efe on Thursday. continue reading »

The Running of the Bulls San Fermin Festival Ends with No Gorings

The eighth and final running of the bulls of this year's San Fermin festival was one of the fastest and cleanest, ending in two minutes and 33 seconds with no apparent gorings. Six fighting bulls and an equal number of tame steers from the Torrehandilla-Torreherberos estate made their way quickly along the streets of this northern Spanish city Saturday, continue reading »

Mexico City Takes First Step in Banning Bullfighting

A commission of the Legislative Assembly of Mexico City approved a bill that would ban bullfights in the Mexican capital. Three of the panel's members endorsed the measure, while two others abstained and a sixth member walked out before the vote. continue reading »

Bullfighter Survives Horrific Face Gorging- (VIDEO)

Spanish bullfighter Juan Jose Padilla is recovering from a five-hour operation to repair his face after a terrifying goring in the northeastern city of Zaragoza, the hospital that treated him said Saturday. continue reading »

MEET “Los Enanitos Toreros” Mexico’s Smallest Bullfighters! (VIDEO)

"Los Enanitos Toreros" are a group of six comedians from Yucatan who travel across Mexico entertaining audiences with their daring, skillful and hilarious bullfighting performances. continue reading »

Ban on Bullfighting is on Rafael Correa’s Agenda

On May 7, Ecuadorians will be asked to vote on a referendum that could make it illegal to kill animals for entertainment. continue reading »

Bull Injures man at Bullfight in Venezuela when Bull Leapt from Bullring (VIDEO)

Amateur video captured the dramatic moment when the bull hurdled the inner fence during the event in eastern Venezuela. continue reading »

Colombian Senator Announces Referendum to Stop Bull-Fighting in Colombia

Senator Camilo Sánchez said that 95% of Colombians are against animal cruelty. continue reading »

Spain’s State Network to Stop Broadcasting Bullfights

Today Spain’s State Network, RTVE said that it will no longer broadcast Spain’s centuries old tradition of bullfighting. The ban is placed to protect children from viewing violence. continue reading »

A Toxic Mix of Alcohol, Partying and Amateur Bullfighting in Colombia (VIDEO)

Watch what happens when alcohol and bullfighting mix, in Sincelejo, Colombia. continue reading »

Bull SPLITS Matador’s Pants (VIDEO)

A Colombian bullfighter continued his match after he was disrobed by a charging bull. The undaunted fighter tied a piece of cloth around his waist after his opponent, the bull, ripped his pants. continue reading »

Colombia Wags their Dogs in Mass Celebration for “World Animal Day”  (BILINGUAL)

“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way the nation treats its animals.” continue reading »

Adios, Toro! Toro! as Catalonia Bans Bullfighting

The Parliament of Catalonia voted Wednesday to ban bullfighting on the premise of animal cruelty, making it the first outlawing of the emblematic Spanish tradition. The 135-seat Parliamentary decision came after months of debate between animal rights activists and supporters of bullfighting. continue reading »