Carlos Umaña

Doctor, visual artist and translator. Regional Vice-President of IPPNW for Latin America (International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War). Member of the International Steering Group of ICAN (International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons)

Costa Rica’s active role in disarmament: a case for demilitarization

December 1 marked the 72nd anniversary of Costa Rica’s extraordinary decision to abolish its armed forces. Dr. Carlos Umaña, a Costa Rican from the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), explains the background and reflects on the meaning of…