Costa Rica Celebrates its Independence Day
Today, September 15th, 2010, Costa Rica celebrates its independence day. The whole country celebrates this important day by having the schools parade down the streets, displaying their traditions and culture through dances, music , and typical customs . The Central American country, which abolished its standing army in 1949, declared its independence from Spain in 1821. Here we share a letter received from the US Secretary of State to our wonderful nation.