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Faith Moves Mountains: The ‘Romeria’ (Walk To Cartago) Is On!

Although it won't be until Tuesday, August 1, when the massive flow of 'romeros' head to Cartago, hundreds have already begun their walk. The annual pilgrimage to the Basilica de la Virgen de los Angeles in the old metropolis is a tradition for many, a...

July 25 is Guanacaste Day: A National Holiday

On Tuesday, Guanacaste Day is a Costa Rican holiday celebrating Costa Rica's annexation of Guanacaste province in 1824. It is celebrated every July 25th. Also known as the  annexation of Nicoya, it was the transition of a big chunk of land from Nicaragua to...

A National Holiday Should Be Declared

Rico's TICO BULL - I was in Pricesmart yesterday (Wednesday). On the big tv screens was the noon news of the opening of the 'Platina' bridge, an event that we've all been waiting for a long time. A lady, a Tica in her late forties,...

April 11 Is Juan Santamaria Day, A National Holiday

QCOSTARICA by  Mitzi Stark - April 11 is Juan Santamaria Day, a national holiday celebrated in Alajuela with high school bands and drill teams from around the country on parade and speeches by dignitaries to remind us that 160 years ago the Costa Rican...

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