Saturday 12 June 2021

Where do the roadside crosses come from and what do they mean

Edwin Diaz’s cross is made of wood painted white, his name is handwritten and it has a crown of plastic flowers on top. It is about three kilometers from the intersection of Pueblo Viejo de Nicoya heading towards the Tempisque River.

Dennis Juarez, his nephew, smokes a cigarette for breakfast in front of the house at 7:26 a.m. “He was hit on the way to work,” he tells us. He doesn’t give many details but remembers that it was a Hilux that hit him and threw him into the opposite lane. Right here, a few meters from this grave without a cadaver, reports The Voice of Guanacaste.

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