From photo archives
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QCOSTARICA – Be prepared for a day of civil unrest in Costa Rica, as teachers and hospital workers lead a day of protests across the country.

Union workers of the Unión Nacional de Empleados de la Caja y de la Seguridad Social (Undeca), the Asociación Nacional de Educadores (ANDE) and the Asociación de Profesores de Segunda Enseñanza (APSE) will all be on strike today, Friday, October 16.

Expected to join the protests are taxi drivers of the Cámara de Servicio Especial Estable de Taxi (Seetaxi).

Although union leaders say there will be no blockades, traffic conditions in areas like downtown San Jose and around the airport may be affected.

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