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Pic of the Day: Bill regulating strikes approved in second debate
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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
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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…

Protests of taxi drivers and educators cause chaos in the Costa Rican capital
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Costa Rica
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Protests of taxi drivers and educators cause chaos in the Costa Rican capital

AFP and The Tico Times - September 3, 2019

Two separate protests, one of taxi drivers and another of educators, caused chaos on Tuesday in the congested streets of the capital of Costa Rica. Dozens of…

U.S. Embassy issues security alert over upcoming protests in San José
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Costa Rica
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U.S. Embassy issues security alert over upcoming protests in San José

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 2, 2019

The United States Embassy in Costa Rica has issued the following security alert regarding Tuesday's expected protests throughout San José: According to open source information, two protests…

Teachers unions will strike for the continued right to strike
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Teachers unions will strike for the continued right to strike

Monserrat Cordero Parra / Semanario Universidad - August 27, 2019

The National Association of Educators (ANDE) and the High School Teachers Association  (APSE) announced Tuesday morning that they will go on an intermittent strike starting Sept. 2…

Costa Rica explores law to better regulate strikes
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica explores law to better regulate strikes

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 12, 2019

Costa Rica's Legislative Assembly will discuss a bill that could affect the legality of certain public-sector strikes. Bill 21.049, titled "Law to provide legal certainty about strikes…

Protesters hold vigil at Plaza de la Democracia
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Costa Rica
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Protesters hold vigil at Plaza de la Democracia

AFP and Tico Times - November 8, 2018

Workers from the public sector attend a vigil at Plaza de la Democracia during a strike called by the unions to protest against a tax reform project…

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…

Negotiations to end strike led to a dead end
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Negotiations to end strike led to a dead end

AFP and Tico Times - October 2, 2018

Negotiations to end the public sector strike in Costa Rica came to a dead end this Monday after unions refused an agreement mediated by the Catholic Church. Union leader…

The Tico Times Weekly Digest: Oct. 1, 2018
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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The Tico Times Weekly Digest: Oct. 1, 2018

The Tico Times - October 1, 2018

The second episode of The Tico Times Weekly Digest is here: Read more about the stories mentioned above: Cats march through streets, rats scared, milk supply runs…