Bullfighting Might Be in Its Death Throes

Bullfighting Might Be in Its Death Throes
A woman holds up a sign against bullfighting reading, “Enough,” ahead of the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, June 30, 2018 (AP photo by Alvaro Barrientos).

The practice of bullfighting has long been controversial and is already forbidden, outright or effectively, in several Latin American countries. Now, though, reeling from the pandemic, losing popularity everywhere, and facing political and social pressure, the bullfighting industry’s fate is hanging in the balance.

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