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Our National Flag: A Source of Pride that Inflates Our Chest with Admiration

The country with the most stable democracy on the continent discloses important details and never before revealed about its national flag; white, blue, and...

50 Years ago, Humanity Took a Giant Leap

Curiosity is one essential trait of the human mind. It is the instinctive urge to know more; to see what is beyond, to explore....

A Heartfelt Tribute to the Always Remembered Poet Rogelio Fernandez Güell

Rogelio Fernández Güell. Writer, poet, politician and Costa Rican journalist. Puritan man, principled, courageous and sincere with his political ideals. He was a deputy...

Why Are Ticos So Proud About Their National Symbols?

The National Flag of Costa Rica is tricolor by means of five stripes placed horizontally, one red in the center between two white, each...

The Academy that Registers How People Speak Spanish in Costa Rica

The Costa Rican Academy of Language is the notary of the variant of Spanish spoken in Costa Rica. And it is a notary in...

The Bikini: A Garment that Changed History

This bathing garment was created by the French engineer Louis Bernadin. It all started when a stripper wore it in public for the first...

A National Hero’s Memory

Our memorable Juan Santamaría This great hero was born in 1831, in Alajuela. He was the son of Manuela Santamaría....

San José Downtown Is Being Repopulated

In Latin American cities, the role that central plazas had assumed as ceremonial, religious, governmental, and commercial nuclei, but also of and...

The Official Measure of Time

Year after year, every time April 23rd approaches, scholars persist in telling us that Miguel de Cervantes and William Shakespeare died on...

Failed States and Migratory Crisis in Central America

All the provinces of Central America after its independence in 1821 sought to consolidate from a genesis of federal republics, but in...
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