• Costa Rica Real Estate

PHOTOS: Hundreds turn out for San José Women’s March

January 21, 2017

Hundreds of people packed the streets of San José today for a demonstration of solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington. The U.S. event, which inspired hundreds of “sister marches” across the United States and around the world, was organized to express opposition to positions of newly inaugurated U.S. President Donald Trump.

Organizers indicated before the San José march that partisan messages, including specifically anti-Trump signs or slogans, were discouraged, and that the event’s mission was to promote “peace, inclusion, strengthening the Social Security System (Caja), public employment and a nonreligious state.”

Events took place around Costa Rica, including a barefoot protest on Playa Guiones in Nosara, Guanacaste, early Saturday morning.

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of London, Paris and other cities worldwide on Saturday. In the United States, march organizers around the country estimated that more than two million people had participated. Final counts were still being evaluated at press time, but organizers had estimated turnouts of more than half a million each in Washington, New York and Los Angeles, and huge gatherings in Boston, Miami, Denver, Seattle and Philadelphia as well.

Donald Trump took office on Friday, Jan. 20.

AFP / Ezequiel Becerra
AFP / Ezequiel Becerra
AFP / Ezequiel Becerra
AFP / Ezequiel Becerra
AFP / Ezequiel Becerra
AFP / Ezequiel Becerra
AFP / Ezequiel Becerra
AFP / Ezequiel Becerra

Check out The Tico Times’ story on this morning’s march in Nosara.

You may be interested

‘Are you kidding me!?’ Shirley Cruz golazo highlights Costa Rica’s rout of Panama
La Sele
20 views
La Sele
20 views

‘Are you kidding me!?’ Shirley Cruz golazo highlights Costa Rica’s rout of Panama

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 28, 2020

The Costa Rica women's national soccer team beat Panama, 6-1, to begin the final round of Olympic qualifying Tuesday night.…

Costa Rica hosting Math + X symposium with renowned researchers
Costa Rica
7 views
Costa Rica
7 views

Costa Rica hosting Math + X symposium with renowned researchers

The Tico Times - January 28, 2020

Costa Rica will welcome some of the world's top scientific minds when it hosts Math + X, a symposium organized…

Farmers protest in Costa Rica asking for debt relief
Business
7 views
Business
7 views

Farmers protest in Costa Rica asking for debt relief

AFP and The Tico Times - January 28, 2020

About 200 Costa Rican agricultural producers protested Monday with tractors in front of the headquarters of the Ministry of Agriculture…

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!