PHOTOS: The American Colony’s 55th annual Fourth of July picnic
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Fourth of July
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PHOTOS: The American Colony’s 55th annual Fourth of July picnic

Alberto Font - July 5, 2015

United States citizens and their Costa Rican friends and family celebrated U.S. Independence Day at the 4th of July picnic at Cervecería Costa Rica in Alajuela on Saturday. Organized by…

Picnic marks 55 years of family traditions
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Events
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Picnic marks 55 years of family traditions

Amanda Zúñiga - July 3, 2015

See our July 4 Picnic Program in digital flipbook format here!  The Fourth of July is upon us - and so is the American Colony Committee’s traditional…

Fourth of July, school vacation romps, and other happenings around Costa Rica
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Arts and Culture
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Fourth of July, school vacation romps, and other happenings around Costa Rica

Amanda Zúñiga - July 3, 2015

American Colony Fourth of July Picnic It's the biggest U.S. Independence celebration in Costa Rica, and it's turning 55: The traditional picnic takes place every year to mark the Fourth,…

Costa Rica celebrates the Fourth of July
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Arts and Culture
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Costa Rica celebrates the Fourth of July

Lindsay Fendt - July 5, 2014

Spectators watch the fireworks display at Avenida Escazú's Fourth of July event.

PHOTOS: American Colony celebrates US Independence Day at annual picnic
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Arts and Culture
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PHOTOS: American Colony celebrates US Independence Day at annual picnic

Robert Isenberg - July 4, 2014

July 4th was sunny and bright – perfect for a giant, U.S.-style picnic. Hundreds of people converged on the Cervecería Nacional on the outskirts of San José to…

Dueling Anthems: ‘Star-Spangled Banner’ vs. ‘Hermosa Bandera’
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Arts and Culture
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Dueling Anthems: ‘Star-Spangled Banner’ vs. ‘Hermosa Bandera’

Robert Isenberg - July 3, 2014

The American Colony's annual Fourth of July picnic kicks off tomorrow at 9 a.m. at the Cervercería Nacional, near the Juan Santamaría International Airport, outside San José.…

Hurricane Arthur puts a damper on July 4 celebrations in US
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Environment and Wildlife
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Hurricane Arthur puts a damper on July 4 celebrations in US

Rachel Weiner and Julie Zauzmer | The Washington Post - July 3, 2014

A hurricane wheeling up the Atlantic Ocean Thursday is wreaking havoc on Independence Day fun from the Mid-Atlantic to New England. The annual Boston Pops Fourth of…

VIDEO: Barbecuing with Lucas Withington
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Arts and Culture
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VIDEO: Barbecuing with Lucas Withington

Robert Isenberg - July 2, 2014

From the moment you meet him, you notice two things about Lucas Withington: He loves to host people, and he can barely sit still. When The Tico…

American Colony to host 54th annual Independence Day Picnic
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Arts and Culture
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American Colony to host 54th annual Independence Day Picnic

Robert Isenberg - June 15, 2014

In 1961, a group of U.S. expats decided to celebrate the Fourth of July with an outdoor picnic. Costa Rica had a small but expanding Gringo community,…