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Another aspect of Costa Rican society that made it distinct from its neighbors was that well before the advent of the twentieth century there had begun to develop an extensive public education system. As a consequence, a large proportion of the population was literate—in contrast to the situation further north in Central America. A number of urban centers developed in the highlands, including San José, the capital, as well as Cartago, Heredia, Alajuela, and the port towns of Limón on the Caribbean side and Puntarenas and Gulfito on the Pacific coast.
S. Embassy), interview with the author in Panama City, July 6, 1967. 29. Phillipps, in Latin American Labor Organizations, p. 588. 30. Tomás Dionisio Aráuz (secretary of international relations of Confederación Obrera y Campesina de la República de Panamá, and subsequently secretarygeneral of Confederación Agraria Nacional), interview with the author in Panama City, August 27, 1952. 31. Padre Carlos Pérez (adviser and organizer of Comité Nacional de Organización Sindical), interview with the author in Panama City, Panama, August 27, 1952.
Angel García, interview; Dionisio Aráuz, interview. 42. Dionisio Aráuz, interview. 43. Sr. Galvan (cultural secretary of Confederación Obrera Campesina de la República de Panamá), interview with the author in Panama City, August 27, 1952. 44. Dionisio Aráuz, interview. 45. Diogenes Brown (recording secretary of Federación de Sindicatos Independientes of Panama), interview with the author in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, June 1, 1953. 46. Dionisio Aráuz, interview. 47. Letter from Robert J. Alexander to Jay Lovestone, August 30, 1954.