As a prosperous country, Costa Rica is a popular destination for migrants. Nicaraguans in particular go there in search of a better life. One of them is the 26-year-old rapper Douglas “Transformer” Contreras. After years of criminal activity, he has settled in the Costa Rican capital San José to begin a new life.
This story is part of Via Panam, Kadir van Lohuizen’s project about migration in the Americas.