Careful, today is “Dia de los Inocentes”

December 28th is “El Día de los Inocentes,” in Costa Rica, similar to April Fools Day celebrated on April 1st in North America and Europe.

The celebration is a mixture of Christian and Pagan traditions that resulted in one day being set aside so that people can have fun, playing pranks on their friends.  The custom is also celebrated in Spain, Venezuela, and some other Latin American countries.  Read more about it.