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Aprill 11 Is A National Holiday in Costa Rica

Today, April 11, is a national holiday in Costa Rica: Juan Santamaría Day. The holiday commemorates the death of Juan Santamaria (August 29, 1831 – April 12, 1856), a drummer in the Costa Rican army, officially recognized as the national hero of the country. Santamaría was...

The Week Has Three Paid Holidays

Q COSTA RICA - This Semana Santa is a week with three - count them, one, two, three - paid holidays: Tuesday (today, April 11), Thursday (April 13) and Friday (April 14). What does that mean to you? If you are an employee, this week you...