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Tourism Board launches hotline for visitors affected by protests; Education Minister resigns
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Tourism Board launches hotline for visitors affected by protests; Education Minister resigns

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 1, 2019

Protesters have blocked important roads and highways throughout Costa Rica over recent days, impacting everything from shipping exports to tourism. Monday, the Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT)…

Updates: Demonstrations still blocking roads throughout Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Updates: Demonstrations still blocking roads throughout Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 1, 2019

On Saturday, we told you about how truckers and students had shut down roads across Costa Rica as part of their respective protests. Though representatives from both…

Protests continue to shut down Costa Rican highways, streets
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Costa Rica
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Protests continue to shut down Costa Rican highways, streets

The Tico Times - June 29, 2019

Take extra precaution when driving this weekend in Costa Rica, where protesters throughout the country have caused traffic jams and blockages of major highways. Over the last…

Nicaragua calls Carlos Alvarado’s statements “disrespectful” and “intrusive”
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Nicaragua calls Carlos Alvarado’s statements “disrespectful” and “intrusive”

AFP / The Tico Times - October 16, 2018

The Nicaraguan government described statements by Costa Rican president Carlos Alvarado about Nicaragua's “internal affairs” as “disrespectful” and “intrusive.” The government did not mention what Alvarado said…

President is safe after confrontation with protesters
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Costa Rica
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President is safe after confrontation with protesters

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 3, 2018

Protesters confronted Carlos Alvarado as the Costa Rican president left the National Theater in San José on Wednesday morning. According to Enrique Arguedas, Deputy General Director of…

Protest, or normal San José traffic? Who can tell?
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Costa Rica
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Protest, or normal San José traffic? Who can tell?

The Tico Times - September 18, 2017

National Federation of Public Transport union members took to the streets of San José on Sept. 18 to protest a proposed public transport reform. The tried-and-true protest technique,…

PHOTOS: Hundreds turn out for San José Women’s March
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Costa Rica
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PHOTOS: Hundreds turn out for San José Women’s March

AFP and Tico Times - January 21, 2017

Hundreds of people packed the streets of San José today for a demonstration of solidarity with the Women's March on Washington. The U.S. event, which inspired hundreds of…

Women’s March events planned across Costa Rica Saturday
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Costa Rica
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Women’s March events planned across Costa Rica Saturday

Michael Krumholtz - January 19, 2017

Demonstrators in Costa Rica will follow in the footsteps of those in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, with Women's March rallies and watch parties happening at various points…

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