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Uber: Proposed law a start, but ‘far from a proposal that encourages innovation’

Uber argued that proposed annual and per-vehicle fees would impact those who partner with the ride-hailing service as a part-time job.

Costa Rica proposes law to legalize (and tax) ride-hailing app Uber

Uber would be subject to a value-added tax of 13 percent.

Best press release ever? Uber finds 10 Tico names that include the company’s name

The Tico Times gets a lot of press releases from PR firms. A lot. Some are interesting, some are downright bland, but every now and then we get one that makes us laugh.

Government interfering in Uber taxi services now?

President Luis Guillermo Solís seeks to enforce the Public Transport Law to prevent illegal taxi services by Uber. The Costa Rican government published 5 new...

Costa Rica’s regulatory agency will not block Uber

ARESEP stated that not even its Telecommunications Superintendency has the legal competence to halt the operation of a mobile app in Costa Rica.

Supreme Court ruling on taxi law could restart fines against Uber drivers

Justices highlighted that their ruling does not evaluate the constitutionality of Uber's operation in the country, but taxi drivers marched along the capital's streets in celebration.

Taxi drivers to demonstrate against Uber in downtown San José

Taxi drivers are demanding a Supreme Court ruling on Uber operations here. They believe the ride-hailing service will damage their earnings in December, their busiest season.

Uber Costa Rica to allow riders to pay in cash

Uber has upped the ante again by allowing cash payments on all rides in Costa Rica beginning Monday, Sept. 26.

Taxi protest against Uber snarls traffic across Costa Rica

The Public Security Ministry reported at noon that police had arrested some 78 taxi drivers and seized 33 cars.

Taxi drivers to stage nationwide protest against Uber on Tuesday

Nearly one year after Uber started up in Costa Rica, the ride-hailing service has some 7,000 drivers and 225,000 registered users.

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