Costa Rica

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Group.png Costa Rica   SourcewatchRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
Costa Rica (orthographic projection).svg
Flag of Costa Rica (state).svg
LocationCentral America
LeaderCosta Rica/President
Typenation state
Member ofUN
SubpageCosta Rica/President
An armyless country between Nicaragua and Panama

Costa Rica is a nation state in Central America between Nicaragua and Panama.

History

In 1949, after a brief but bloody civil war, Costa Rica became the first state to abolish its army. Its southern neighbour, Panama abolished its army in 1990.

"Iran-Contra"

In 1990, John Floyd Hull was charged with murder in Costa Rica in connection with drug trafficking.

COVID

In 2021, Costa Rica, lead by Carlos Alvarado Quesada, a WEF young global leader, became the first country in the world to make COVID-vaccination mandatory for children under-12.[1]


 

Group

GroupStartDescription
University of Costa Rica26 August 1940University in the Republic of Costa Rica, in Central America

 

A citizen of Costa Rica on Wikispooks

TitleBornDescription
Carlos Alvarado Quesada14 January 1980The President of Costa Rica since 2018; graduate of WEF/Young Global Leaders 2019


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