President of Costa Rica Laura Chinchilla is Costa Rica’s first female President, she assumed office on May 8, 2010
Costa Rican Flag The Costa Rican flag was adopted in November 27, 1906. The first lady, Pacifica Fernandez Oriamuno designed the flag in 1848. The color blue: the sky The color white: clear thinking The color red: the warmth of the Costa Rican people and the blood shed for freedom.
Coat of Arms The Coat of Arms was adopted September 29, 1848. The stars symbolizes the seven provinces of the country Volcanoes represent the three mountain ranges in the country The extensive valley between two oceans represent the Pacific ocean and Caribbean The merchant ship represent the maritime history of the country The golden frame represents the golden bead which is the coffee.