New Year's Eve
President Carlos Alvarado delivered a message of hope as Costa Rica and the world welcomed 2021.
President Carlos Alvarado delivered a message of hope as Costa Rica and the world welcomed the new decade.
On the whole, Ticos could benefit from attributing less to chance and more to human behavior. But I hope we never lose awareness of the myriad things outside our power.
Madrid will limit the number of people at Puerta del Sol square, Brussels scrapped celebrations following threats and Moscow police will for the first time close off Red Square. Other cities are going ahead with normal New Year's Eve festivities.
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Despite all of the marketing efforts to make Santa Claus the star of Christmas in Costa Rica, 39 percent of Tico parents polled in a survey last month said they tell their children that Baby Jesus, known in Spanish as El Niño or El Niñito, is the one who brings gifts on Christmas Eve.