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Protesters take to streets of Costa Rica asking for economic reopening
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Protesters take to streets of Costa Rica asking for economic reopening

AFP - August 26, 2020

Hundreds of merchants, farmers, transporters, tourism entrepreneurs and fishermen marched Tuesday in the Costa Rican capital to demand for a greater opening of economic activity, noting the…

News briefs: Government promises to adjust pandemic restrictions
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Costa Rica
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News briefs: Government promises to adjust pandemic restrictions

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 7, 2020

The coronavirus crisis has transformed life in Costa Rica, which has enacted measures to protect the capacity of its health system. Here’s what you should know as…

News briefs: Chamber urges Costa Rica to allow tourists from United States
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Costa Rica
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News briefs: Chamber urges Costa Rica to allow tourists from United States

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 4, 2020

The coronavirus crisis has transformed life in Costa Rica, which has enacted measures to protect the capacity of its health system. Here’s what you should know as…

Costa Rica cancels traditional year-end celebrations
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica cancels traditional year-end celebrations

AFP and The Tico Times - August 3, 2020

The Costa Rican capital announced on Monday the suspension of its traditional end-of-year celebrations, given the spread of COVID-19 in the country. The Municipality of San José…

News briefs: Protests to continue against Costa Rica coronavirus measures
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Costa Rica
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News briefs: Protests to continue against Costa Rica coronavirus measures

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 3, 2020

The coronavirus crisis has transformed life in Costa Rica, which has enacted measures to protect the capacity of its health system. Here’s what you should know as…

Bus drivers protest to demand support through crisis in Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Bus drivers protest to demand support through crisis in Costa Rica

AFP and The Tico Times - July 29, 2020

Hundreds of buses crowded the streets of the Costa Rican capital on Tuesday in a protest to demand support from the government in the face of the…

Latin American leaders repressed protests in 2019, according to AI
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Latin America
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Latin American leaders repressed protests in 2019, according to AI

AFP and The Tico Times - February 27, 2020

Millions of people turned to the streets of Ecuador, Chile, Bolivia, Colombia, Brazil, Venezuela, Ecuador, Puerto Rico and Honduras in 2019 with social claims, but authorities responded…

Farmers protest in Costa Rica asking for debt relief
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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 and Livestock to demand greater government support…

Costa Rica limits the right to strike and prohibits it in essential services
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica limits the right to strike and prohibits it in essential services

AFP and The Tico Times - January 20, 2020

The President of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado, approved on Monday a law passed by the Legislative Assembly that sets limits on the right to strike and prohibits…

Pic of the Day: Bill regulating strikes approved in second debate
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Costa Rica
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Pic of the Day: Bill regulating strikes approved in second debate

The Tico Times - January 17, 2020

The Costa Rican Congress approved Thursday a bill that regulates the right to strike, while hundreds of public workers protested in front of the Legislative Assembly headquarters.…

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