• Costa Rica Coffee Guide

‘Outraged’ Costa Ricans celebrate movement’s first anniversary

May 8, 2012

The Costa Rican branch of the “Movimiento de los Indignados” (Movement of the Outraged) is planning a public event to celebrate its first anniversary on May 12.

On its Facebook page, “IndignadosCR,” the group announced a rally at 12 p.m. in the Plaza de la Cultura, in downtown San José, to “celebrate the fight for a better Costa Rica [by] collecting signatures and publicizing  initiatives.”

At 4:30 p.m., the group will hold a video forum at Lobo Estepario, a half block west of the Legislative Assembly, to “summarize the social struggles that have shaken the world since early 2011,” the invitation says. Some members of the Spanish M15 and U.S. Occupy Wall Street movements will join the celebration.

The Facebook invitation is also asking people to join a “national action plan for a Costa Rica without corruption,” a citizen initiative that responds to “serious corruption cases that have been made public recently,” the group stated.

You may be interested

US VP Harris to discuss migration surge with Guatemalan president
Latin America
34 views
Latin America
34 views

US VP Harris to discuss migration surge with Guatemalan president

AFP - April 23, 2021

Vice President Kamala Harris will visit Central America in June and hold virtual talks next week with Guatemalan President Alejandro…

Costa Rica details Covid vaccine side effects
Costa Rica
14 views
Costa Rica
14 views

Costa Rica details Covid vaccine side effects

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 22, 2021

The Health Ministry says 0.72% of people receiving the coronavirus vaccine in Costa Rica have reported side effects, with headaches,…

PHOTOS: Happy Earth Day, Costa Rica
Costa Rica
3299 views
Costa Rica
3299 views

PHOTOS: Happy Earth Day, Costa Rica

The Tico Times - April 22, 2021

In celebration of our little 51,100-square-kilometer stretch of earth, here are some of our favorite photos: [gallery ids="48420,31657,83102,84464,84465,84462,59195,32291,64278,52006,86580,86575,71998,31199,75927,83006,49557"]