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Celebrating 201 Years Of Independence Day In Costa Rica

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Independence Day in Costa Rica is more than a historic date. La Dia De La Independencia is a month-long celebration honoring the country’s independence, along with the rest of Central America, from Spanish rule in 1821. During the Mes de la Patria, or “Month of the Nation,” businesses, homes and even cars are decorated with…

Culture in Costa Rica: Part 3

In the last two weeks, we discussed the culture of Costa Rica in relation to the arts, and common beliefs. This week, we will touch upon the history of this region of the world, and how it affects the nation’s politics today, and the customs that are commonly found in most regions of the country….