Saturday, April 08, 2006

Parade for Juan Santamaria

Costa Rican students march in a parade in front of the statue of National Hero Juan Santamaria, seen at right, during celebrations, in Alajuela, Costa Rica, Friday, April 7, 2006. Santamaria is celebrated as the soldier who used a torch to burn down La Casona, causing the defeat of U.S. citizen William Walker and his filibuster troops in 1856. (AP Photo/Kent Gilbert)

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