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Costa Rica will not block Uber, says presidency minister
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Costa Rica will not block Uber, says presidency minister

The Tico Times - August 26, 2015

Read more Uber coverage here As Uber rounded out its first five days in Costa Rica, President Luis Guillermo Solís’ administration has so far ruled out any…

Costa Rican police leadership denies targeting Uber drivers 
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Costa Rican police leadership denies targeting Uber drivers 

The Tico Times - August 24, 2015

After a rough start to Uber operations in Costa Rica over the weekend, President Luis Guillermo Solís’ administration finds itself at loggerheads with the ride-hailing company and…

Uber unleashes lobbyists in California to reshape driver rules
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Uber unleashes lobbyists in California to reshape driver rules

Alison Vekshin | Bloomberg - August 24, 2015

See also: Uber says it will support drivers fined by police in Costa Rica  SAN FRANCISCO, California – Uber has spent more on lobbyists in the U.S. state of…

Uber says it will support drivers fined by police in Costa Rica 
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Uber says it will support drivers fined by police in Costa Rica 

The Tico Times - August 22, 2015

Uber went live in Costa Rica Friday afternoon but within hours the Public Works and Transport Ministry (MOPT) announced that it had fined two of the ride-hailing…

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Uber up and running in Costa Rica despite red light from Transport Ministry

The Tico Times - August 21, 2015

https://twitter.com/uber_cr/status/634848962630000641 Uber Costa Rica gleefully flouted the country's laws governing taxis Friday afternoon when the ride-hailing service went live at 4:00 p.m. While the basic UberX service started…

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Uber starts service in Costa Rica Friday afternoon

The Tico Times - August 21, 2015

https://twitter.com/uber_cr/status/634764917103554560 Friday morning, the ride-hailing service Uber tweeted that it would be starting service in Costa Rica by 4:00 p.m. To kick off operations, the company announced…

US prosecutors say Uber missed criminal drivers
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US prosecutors say Uber missed criminal drivers

AFP - August 20, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO, United States -- Prosecutors from California have accused global ridesharing service Uber of misleading customers and having lax background checks that let criminals drive for the…

Uber to offer rides in Costa Rica starting under $2
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Uber to offer rides in Costa Rica starting under $2

The Tico Times - August 16, 2015

Aspiring Uber drivers carved out a few hours of their Mother’s Day holiday Saturday to learn about the ride-hailing service as it waits for a green light…

Uber starts accepting drivers in Costa Rica but government threatens fines
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Uber starts accepting drivers in Costa Rica but government threatens fines

The Tico Times - August 13, 2015

Uber appears primed to start offering service in Costa Rica soon, following a series of announcements from the company. Under the name Uber San José the ride-hailing…

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Anti-Uber protests peaceful in Costa Rica, violent in Mexico City

The Tico Times - July 30, 2015

https://twitter.com/telenoticias7/status/626443545688342528 Taxi drivers in San José demonstrated in front of the Colombian Embassy in a sign of solidarity with taxi associations in Mexico City and Colombia protesting…