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‘Monument to the Farmer’ to return to Alajuela
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Arts and Culture
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‘Monument to the Farmer’ to return to Alajuela

The Tico Times - April 13, 2014

The bronze sculpture is heavy, but weightier still is its significance: "El Monumento al Agricultor" ("Monument to the Farmer") shows a man and woman bent over their…

What is Juan Santamaría Day?
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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What is Juan Santamaría Day?

The Tico Times - April 11, 2014

Costa Rica, lacking an army since 1948, doesn't have many war heroes. The most notable exception is Juan Santamaría, a poor drummer boy from Alajuela. Santamaría helped thwart…

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