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Longshoremen suspend strike to protect paychecks
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Longshoremen suspend strike to protect paychecks

Zach Dyer - November 6, 2014

The 16-day longshoremen strike in Limón may finally be heading toward its end after Ombudswoman Monserrat Solano announced a deal to suspend the walkout Wednesday evening, according to several…

Costa Rica’s Labor Ministry suspends talks with unions over port project after president’s picture burned
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Costa Rica’s Labor Ministry suspends talks with unions over port project after president’s picture burned

Zach Dyer and Lindsay Fendt - October 28, 2014

LIMÓN – Costa Rica's Labor Minister Victor Morales announced that negotiations with the dockworkers union SINTRAJAP would be suspended until its leaders issued a public statement denouncing the burning…

Solís administration, striking dockworkers at loggerheads over port concession
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Solís administration, striking dockworkers at loggerheads over port concession

Zach Dyer - October 23, 2014

Both President Luis Guillermo Solís' administration and the Atlantic Port Authority's union, SINTRAJAP, dug in their heels after negotiations at Casa Presidencial ended in an impasse on…

President Solís warns that budget ‘shock treatment’ would do more harm than good
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President Solís warns that budget ‘shock treatment’ would do more harm than good

Zach Dyer - October 19, 2014

President Luis Guillermo Solís addressed the nation Sunday evening in a televised speech urging lawmakers to keep his proposed 2015 budget largely intact as a general strike…

Labor voices optimism over new administration, takes parting shots at Costa Rica’s Chinchilla
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Labor voices optimism over new administration, takes parting shots at Costa Rica’s Chinchilla

Corey Kane - May 1, 2014

Unions, socialists and other left-leaning groups called for an end to status quo economic policies during a May Day march in downtown San José. The annual parade…

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