International Mother Language Day

Languages, with their complex implications for identity, communication, social integration, education and development, are of strategic importance for people and planet. Yet, due to globalization processes, they are increasingly under threat, or disappearing altogether. When languages fade, so does the world’s rich tapestry of cultural diversity. Opportunities, traditions, memory, unique modes of thinking and expression — valuable resources for ensuring a better future — are … Continue reading International Mother Language Day

Costa Rica #C28 (1937)

Costa Rica #C28 (1937)

The Republic of Costa Rica (República de Costa Rica), is located on the Central American isthmus, lying between latitudes 8° and 12°N, and longitudes 82° and 86°W, bordered by Nicaragua to the north, Panama to the southeast, the Pacific Ocean to the west, the Caribbean Sea to the east, and Ecuador to the south of Cocos Island. It has a population of around 4.5 million, … Continue reading Costa Rica #C28 (1937)