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Costa Rica’s month-long teachers’ strike comes to an end
Business
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Business
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Costa Rica’s month-long teachers’ strike comes to an end

AFP - June 2, 2014

Teachers’ unions representing some 70,000 educators agreed to a proposal Monday presented by the Catholic Church to put an end to a strike that has dragged on…

Teachers reject pay deal; education minister says get back to work
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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Teachers reject pay deal; education minister says get back to work

L. Arias - May 29, 2014

Education Minister Sonia Marta Mora on Wednesday evening said the government will no longer negotiate with unions until teachers return to the classrooms. “You must return to…

Public teachers’ strike to continue next week
Politics
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Politics
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Public teachers’ strike to continue next week

L. Arias - May 23, 2014

Costa Rican Educators Union President Gilberth Díaz on Friday said a nationwide teachers' strike would continue into a fourth week. Unions will evaluate future actions on Tuesday,…

As teacher strike continues, government announces plan to distribute back pay
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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As teacher strike continues, government announces plan to distribute back pay

The Tico Times - May 20, 2014

As the teachers’ strike entered its third week and a possible general strike loomed, Education Minister Sonia Mora announced an agreement with the Costa Rican Banking Association…

Somber mood as Solís delivers 1st televised address on teachers’ strike
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Newsletter
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Somber mood as Solís delivers 1st televised address on teachers’ strike

L. Arias - May 19, 2014

In his first national televised address Sunday night, President Luis Guillermo Solís asked public school teachers to end a two-week strike and return to the classrooms, despite…

Education Ministry breaks its promise, fails to pay teachers, unions say
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Newsletter
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Education Ministry breaks its promise, fails to pay teachers, unions say

L. Arias - May 13, 2014

Leaders from public teachers' unions in Costa Rica on Tuesday accused the Education Ministry (MEP) of failing to live up to a promise to deliver back pay…