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Stories about Costa Rica

About Homeland, Lanterns, Parades and Independence in Costa Rica

  18 September 2014

On her blog Anchas Alamedas, Solentiname remembers how she used to spend Costa Rica independence day, September 15, when she was a schoogirl, and the parades with lanterns and flags: Teníamos estandarte y era un honor reservado para los mejores estudiantes de todo el colegio y solo tres: el que...

Words From a Patient Who Got a Second Chance

  22 August 2014

Some months ago, on her blog Anchas Alamedas, blogger Solentiname started to share the different stages she's gone through, since the moment she found a lump in her breast. On her latest blogpost, she writes to someone she calls Mimí and she tells her how she felt after the surgery...

Costa Rica's Pre-Columbian Stone Spheres Declared World Heritage

  23 June 2014

Four archaeological sites with pre-Columbian stone spheres located in the canton of Osa, Puntarenas, in Costa Rica were included in UNESCO's World Heritage List. The decision was announced on Monday, June 23, 2014, during the 38th session of the World Heritage Committee in Doha, Qatar. Costa Rican former president Laura...

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