Union leader Albino Vargas compared the President Carlos Alvarado to his Nicaraguan counterpart Daniel Ortega.

Albino Vargas

According to Vargas, both leaders have similarities in their relationship with the people, they talk about talking and talking, “but nothing will change here”.

Vargas considered the president’s Sunday night speech on national television as “threatening and disqualifying” by pointing out that it is a “group of unions” that call for a strike, when in reality it is the National Trade Union Movement along with other social sectors.

The public union sector commenced an indefinite strike in the country on Monday against the Plan Fiscal (Tax Reform).