Events promoting peace planned today and on weekend

Saturday is the United Nation’s International Day of Peace, and Costa Ricans will jump the gun by setting up a peace fair in the Plaza de la Cultura today.

Public institutions and members of the country’s peace network will participate to show their efforts toward peace. Among other events there will be break dancing and magic acts.

Also today a community festival will be organized for peace in the Estadio Moreno Cartín in Barrio Cuba. The events will include a parade, cultural activities and sports and recreation, said organizers, the Ministerio de Justicia y Paz.

From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday there will be a forum at the Iglesia Senderos de Luz in Desamparados. The topics will be violence and citizen security.

Sunday at 10 a.m. there will be an exchange of computer equipment for firearms at the Asociación de Desarrollo de Guararí in Heredia.

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