Cupid visits the Civil Registry in Cuenca By Karla Betania Sánchez Arismendi

Over 50 couples married at Cuenca’s Civil Register on Valentine’s Day. Many couples dream of getting married on San Valentine’s Day, so the civil institution prepares for this date. Margarita Cardenas, the zone coordinator of the Civil Registry, loves this day. “You can see right outside our door chocolate and flower vendors, photographers, and all manner of other purveyors waiting to offer their services to the couples and their families”. Estefania Garcia, a Valentine bride, said it best, “This day allowed us to show to the world that romanticism hasn’t died. In the two years we have been together, we…

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