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MOLINA VARGAS, Silvia Elena. La violencia política contra los comunistas tras la guerra civil en Costa Rica (1948-1949). Inter.c.a.mbio [online]. 2018, vol.15, n.1, pp.133-158. ISSN 1659-4940.

This article explains the political repression suffered by the Costa Rican communists during the postwar period, specifically in the months of governance of the “Junta” chai red by José Figueres Ferrer. To develop this research, La Nación, Diario de Costa Rica and La Prensa Libre newspapers, records of the National Archive of Costa Rica and the Judicial Archive, and memories of people who lived at the time were used. Research shows that Communists experienced different levels of intensity in the repression, with high points that included murders, depending on the dynamics of the “Junta” and the influence of the anti-communist groups.

Keywords : Communism; political violence; civil war; anti-communism; Figueres Ferrer.

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