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Costa Rica cancels traditional year-end celebrations
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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
Costa Rica
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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
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
Latin America
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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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Business
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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
Costa Rica
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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
Costa Rica
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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.…

Costa Rica’s Legislative Assembly votes to regulate strikes in response to country-wide protests
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica’s Legislative Assembly votes to regulate strikes in response to country-wide protests

AFP and The Tico Times - January 15, 2020

The Costa Rican Congress approved Thursday in a first debate a bill that regulates the right to strike, while hundreds of public-sector workers protested in front of…

Seven detained after confrontation between police, protesters near UCR turns violent
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Seven detained after confrontation between police, protesters near UCR turns violent

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 23, 2019

A confrontation between police and protesters outside the University of Costa Rica (UCR) on Thursday night resulted in seven people facing charges, including for crimes of fire…

University students march in Costa Rica against budget restrictions
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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University students march in Costa Rica against budget restrictions

AFP and The Tico Times - October 23, 2019

Thousands of students and workers from the five public universities of Costa Rica marched to Casa Presidencial on Tuesday to protest against restrictions on the use of…