progress toward the international enactment of calendar reform
was reported at the Seventh Annual Meeting 15 January
1954 of The World Calendar
Association, International, held in the International Building,
New York City. Published highlights (JCR Vol. 24, April
1954) for COSTA RICA:
Ministry of Foreign Affairs has shown a renewed interest in
calendar reform. during the summer of 1953 the Foreign Minister,
Fernando Lara, referred the subject before the National University.
. . . Literature in English on calendar reform is available
through the daily Libre Prensa and the popular weekly
Mujer y Hogar. A Spanish book on calendar reform,
published recently in Panama, is displayed at the National
Library by the director, Don Julian Marchena. There has lately
been some favorable discussion in the press and on the radio.
It is expected that the new President, José Figueres
Ferrer, will take some action during the coming year.
The World Calendar Association