An empty fair field characterizes this year’s traditional Zapote Fair. And with the last days of the fair in sight few vendors see sales and attendance increasing.

On the other hand, the advisor to the Comisión de festejos populares de la Municipalidad de San José, Rafael Arias, sees the fair a success, especially the bull fights that has received ample participation.

But, despite the low attendance the fair hasn’t been without criminal activity. Raul Rivera, director de la Fuerza Pública de San José, said 33 people have been arrested so far for a variety of issues.

The Zapote Fair runs until Sunday, January 6.

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