• August 29th, 2013

    National Parks 2013 – Braulio Carrillo stamp from Costa Rica

    Correos de Costa Rica issued a bloc with one stamp within the series "National Parks 2013" dedicated to Braulio Carrillo National Park. Braulio Carrillo National Park is a National Park of the Volcanic Cordillera Conservation Area in Costa Rica located on the eastern edge of the central volcanic corridor between San Jose and Puerto Limon. It is accessible from the Limon Highway, which bisects the ...
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  • June 30th, 2013

    Costa Rica, a Country of Migrants stamp

    Costa Rica has always been characterized by the promotion of equality, inclusion and respect for the different cultures that converge in the country, so, this year, Correos de Costa Rica issued a stamp to feature the Costa Rican idiosyncrasy. The new postal issue "Costa Rica: a country of migrants", recognizes the contribution of this sector of the population to social and economic development of ...
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  • November 1st, 2012

    Myths and Legends - Halloween stamps from Costa Rica

    Halloween is not really a Costa Rican tradition. So maybe it is just coincidence that the national postal service of Costa Rica has come out with a set of scary stamps. The issue is designed to mark U.N. World Post Day, the anniversary of the Universal Postal Union. Correos de Costa Rica chose two legends to immortalize on stamps. There are La Segua and La Carreta sin Bueyes. Both legends are at l ...
  • September 24th, 2012

    National Parks 2012: Manuel Antonio stamp from Costa Rica

    The Correos de Costa Rica has issued a stamp within the international series titled "National Parks 2012". The stamp is dedicated to the Manuel Antonio National Park of Costa Rica. Manuel Antonio National Park is a small National Park in the Central Pacific Conservation Area located on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, just south of the city of Quepos, Puntarenas, and 132 km (82 mi) from the nation ...
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  • August 24th, 2012

    National Parks 2012: Manuel Antonio new stamp from Costa Rica

    The Correos de Costa Rica issued a stamp within the international series National Parks 2012. The stamp is dedicated to the Manuel Antonio National Park of Costa Rica. Manuel Antonio National Park is a small National Park in the Central Pacific Conservation Area located on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, just south of the city of Quepos, Puntarenas, and 132 km (82 mi) from the national capital of ...
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  • July 27th, 2012

    International Year of Cooperatives - stamps by Costa Rica

    Correos de Costa Rica has issued a set of two postage stamps commemorating the 2012 year declared by the United Nations International year of Cooperatives. Cooperatives are dedicated to the values of openness, social responsibility and caring for others. They are typically based on the cooperative values of "self-help, self-responsibility, democracy and equality, equity and solidarity" and the sev ...
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  • July 27th, 2012

    Olympic stamps by Costa Rica

    Correos de Costa Rica has issued a stampsheet dedicated to the XXX Olympic Games in London. The stamps designed by Cristian Ramirez Vargas illustrate the Olympic disciplines of athletics and taekwondo. ...
  • November 15th, 2011

    Guides and Scouts Movement - new stamp from Costa Rica

    The Correos de Costa Rica has issued two stamps to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Guides and Scouts organization of Costa Rica. Scouting was founded in Costa Rica in 1915 and became a member of the World Organization of the Scout Movement in 1925. Guiding started in 1922 and became a member of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts in 1981. The association has more than 10,000 ...
  • July 28th, 2011

    Athletes on new Costa Rican stamps

    Correos de Costa Rica has issued a set of stamps depicting the famous Costa Rican athletes: boxer Hanna Gabriels, sprinter Nery Brenes, football player Bryan Ruiz and rider Andrey Amador. The stamps were designed by Cristian Ramirez Vargas. ...
  • July 22nd, 2011

    Costa Rica Caricature stamps

    The Post of Costa Rica has issued a set of stamps made up of caricatures of famous Costa Rican artists: Francisco "Paco" Hernandez and Noe Solano (the first stamp) and Hugo Diaz "Lalo" and Jorge Chavarria "Kokin". ...
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