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Costa Rica
Costa Rica , officially the Republic of Costa Rica is a multilingual, multiethnic and multicultural country in Central America, bordered by Nicaragua to the north, Panama to the southeast, the Pacific Ocean to the west and the Caribbean Sea to the east....
Timeline of Events
1502
9.18.1502
Christopher Columbus lands at Costa Rica on his fourth, and final, voyage.
1821
9.15.1821
Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica jointly declare independence from Spain.
12.1.1821
The first constitution of Costa Rica is issued.
1824
7.25.1824
Costa Rica annexes Guanacaste from Nicaragua.
10.9.1824
Slavery is abolished in Costa Rica.
1916
11.30.1916
Costa Rica becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.
1953
7.7.1953
Ernesto "Che" Guevara sets out on a trip through Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, and El Salvador.