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Police re-take docks from striking union workers, arrest 68

The Tico Times - October 23, 2014

https://twitter.com/celsogamboacr/status/525120117601234945 Public Security Minister Celso Gamboa announced that police had removed striking stevedores from the docks in Moín and Limón, which handles 80 percent of Costa Rica’s…

UPDATE: Atlantic ports paralyzed after dockworkers go on ‘indefinite’ strike
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UPDATE: Atlantic ports paralyzed after dockworkers go on ‘indefinite’ strike

The Tico Times - October 22, 2014

Update Wednesday, Oct. 22, 12:10 p.m.: Traffic at the Atlantic Port Authority’s (JAPDEVA) docks ground to a halt as the public agency’s union, SINTRAJAP, made good on…

Court rejects final appeal against Moín Port expansion; construction to start within 2 months
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Court rejects final appeal against Moín Port expansion; construction to start within 2 months

The Tico Times - October 13, 2014

The Supreme Court’s Civil and Administrative Law Branch recently rejected the final pending appeal against a port renovation and expansion project by APM Terminal, a Maersk subsidiary based in…

Unprecedented oil drilling by Ecuador brings new tensions to country’s Amazon lowlands
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Unprecedented oil drilling by Ecuador brings new tensions to country’s Amazon lowlands

Nick Miroff | The Washington Post - February 17, 2014

YAWEPARE, Ecuador – An oil pipeline runs through this village to a Chinese rig at the end of the road. At night, when the rig is pumping,…

Union members disrupt town hall meeting on Moín Port renovation, again
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Union members disrupt town hall meeting on Moín Port renovation, again

L. Arias - January 28, 2014

Construction of a new cargo dock in the Caribbean port of Moín faced yet another delay over the weekend when union members disrupted a public hearing to…

Environmental agency to decide fate of Costa Rica’s Moín Port expansion
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Environmental agency to decide fate of Costa Rica’s Moín Port expansion

Lindsay Fendt - October 8, 2013

MOÍN, Limón – Costa Rica’s largest infrastructure project, the $992 million Moín Port expansion on the northern Caribbean coast, is still stuck on the starting blocks awaiting…

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Court OKs Moín port project

The Tico Times - August 10, 2012

From the print edition Those behind an expensive plan to overhaul the Atlantic coast’s port system celebrated this week as judges ruled against two lawsuits that could…