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September 14, 2017
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New educational programs in Costa Rica focus on climate change

In the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey that left a wake of destruction across eastern Caribbean islands, Texas, Florida and at least a half-dozen other U.S. states, climate change is on everyone’s minds. Climate change is one of the biggest concerns and challenges facing the world today. Fluctuations to the planet’s temperature and rainfall,...
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Typical neighborhood, selling handmade lanterns and tortillas for Independence Day. Photo credit @vecinosactivoscarpio.

How Ticos Celebrate Costa Rica´s Independence Day

Don´t be startled by marching bands and banging drums, Independence Day is commemorated in Costa Rica on September 15th. Read on and learn how you can join the celebration during one of the country´s most important holidays. History Before its Independence in 1821, Costa Rica was Spanish territory. Guatemala was the regional government for the...
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