The retrospective history of the Republic of Costa Rica
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- A dialog on ancient stone spheres
- From the Archaeology List. The stone balls of various
sizes found in Costa Rica and to some extent elsewhere, of
unknown purpose, dating to ca. 200-1500 A.D.
- Forty-nine years without an army
- By R. Saenz and G. Chaves, La Nacion. On
December 1, 1948, the chief of the victorious
revolutionary army of Costa Rica, Jose Figueres-Ferrer,
disbanded his forces and declared the abolition of the
armed forces in Costa Rica. The abolition of the army was
then consecrated in the Constitution of 1949, which
consolidated a democratic, pacifist, and stable Costa
- Costa Rica and Nicaragua; Remember La Penca
and Ronald Reagan
- NotiCen, 17 June 2004. The bombing at La
Penca, a place inside Nicaragua on the Costa Rica
border. The bombing, an act of terrorism almost entirely
forgotten in the US, is well-remembered in a region that
was once the focus of Reagan's foreign policy.