Coffee: The Pride of Ticos

At the end of the 18th century, coffee came to Costa Rica for the first time. It was also the first Central American country...

Doña Carmen Granados: The National Soul of Costa Rica

Carmen Granados, born in La Merced, San Jose, Costa Rica on April 26, 1915. Daughter of Don Manuel Granados and Doña María Cristina Soto...

The Fabulous World of Costa Rican Cinema

Cinema in our country occupies a great place of preference; the assistance to the movie theaters is of great quantity. However, the country's film...

The Birthday of Democracy in Costa Rica

For almost a decade, Costa Rica had lived within the current of liberalism that finally, after many attempts, had managed to enter the country.By...

Our Great National Hero: Juan Santamaría

This great national hero was born in 1831, in Alajuela, the son of Manuela Santamaría. He is said to have been an only child...

The Historical Evolution of Costa Rican Art

The beautiful Costa Rican art is of great pride for our culture, since over time it has been expressing what has been the social...

Sylvia Poll’s Record: 30 Years of A Historical Feat

30 years ago, on September 21st, 1988, Costa Rica made history thanks to the swimmer Sylvia Poll when she got its first Silver Medal...

Costa Rica Celebrates Black And Afro-Costa Rican Culture Day On August 31st

This Friday, August 31, Costa Rica will celebrate Black and Afro-Costa Rican Culture Day, a tradition that seeks to exalt the contributions and cultural...
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Costa Rica’s World Poisonous Tree

Maybe the first image that comes to mind when we think of poison apples is Disney's Witch Evil Queen, from the 1937 film "Snow...
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