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Arcadio’s World

By Arcadio - May 24, 2014

Public teachers’ strike to continue next week
Politics
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Politics
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Public teachers’ strike to continue next week

L. Arias - May 23, 2014

Costa Rican Educators Union President Gilberth Díaz on Friday said a nationwide teachers' strike would continue into a fourth week. Unions will evaluate future actions on Tuesday,…

As teacher strike continues, government announces plan to distribute back pay
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Newsletter
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As teacher strike continues, government announces plan to distribute back pay

The Tico Times - May 20, 2014

As the teachers’ strike entered its third week and a possible general strike loomed, Education Minister Sonia Mora announced an agreement with the Costa Rican Banking Association…

Somber mood as Solís delivers 1st televised address on teachers’ strike
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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Somber mood as Solís delivers 1st televised address on teachers’ strike

L. Arias - May 19, 2014

In his first national televised address Sunday night, President Luis Guillermo Solís asked public school teachers to end a two-week strike and return to the classrooms, despite…

Education Ministry promises to pay most teachers by Monday night
Politics
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Politics
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Education Ministry promises to pay most teachers by Monday night

L. Arias - May 12, 2014

Education Ministry officials on Monday announced that payment of a backlog of public teachers’ salaries mostly would be completed by 9 p.m. tonight, hopefully resolving a tense…

Public school teachers to strike on Monday over salary delays
Education
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Education
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Public school teachers to strike on Monday over salary delays

L. Arias - May 4, 2014

Some 7,000 elementary and high school teachers have not been paid since April 1 due to an administrative problem at the Education Ministry. That prompted leaders of…