Opinion

Costa Rica abolished its military. Other countries can too

By Armando Vargas-Araya
December 2 2020 - 6:29pm
San José, the capital city of Costa Rica. Picture: Shutterstock

Costa Rica's track record of 72 years without a standing army demonstrates in a convincing way that it is possible, as well as positive, to organize a state on the principles of mutual trust, peace and non-violence.

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