costa rican history
Some historians and sociologists say the original construction of the Juan Santamaría myth was, well, convenient.
A worker at the Central Cemetery of Heredia made an unexpected discovery while digging to prepare a niche at the request of a family:...
Look closely at this mid-1800s map of Costa Rica, and you might spot some major differences.
I've always believed that the direction of my life was set by the birth of the Pan-American Highway (a.k.a. Inter-American Highway).
But La Sabana was Costa Rica's principal international airport for two decades.
When I was growing up, faroles – the handmade lanterns meant to symbolize the 19th-century journey that brought the message of Central American independence to Costa Rica – were simple constructions, made of paper.
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