Protesters confronted Carlos Alvarado as the Costa Rican president left the National Theater in San José on Wednesday morning.
In a display of the movement’s continued momentum, tens of thousands of protesters once again shut down streets throughout Costa Rica’s capital Wednesday.
The dialogue between the government and public sector unions that aimed to end the general strike stalled this Monday. There were mutual accusations of intransigence between the parties, which are preparing to resume talks another day.
Tourists and the businesses that serve them have taken a hit.