Despite the blockades on Route 1, on both sides of the Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO), authorities assure airport operations are continuing to operate normally. "Part of the good functioning of the airport terminals is thanks to the fact that 100% of the personnel of Migration, Customs and Civil Aviation are working," said Aeris, the...

Unions Accept Prelim Mediation As Strike Continues Into Day 9

The labor unions announced Monday evening an agreement to a preliminary dialogue with the Catholic Church as mediator, but would continue the strike action that today enters its 9th consecutive day. On a tour of...

“If war is what you want, war you will get” Masked Men Threaten The President

Residents of Limon haven taken to social networks threaten the president, Carlos Alvarado and the Minister of Security Michael Soto, in response to the tear gas used by police against protesters blocking the Moin...

Gas Truckers Moving Again! (Video)

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Cruz Roja and Bomberos Concerned About Fuel Shortage At The Pumps

As drivers around the Greater Metropolitan Area of San Jose (GAM) lines up for blocks to fill their gas tanks on Monday, fearing a shortage at the pumps as the national strikes continued without...

Day 8: Fuel Truckers Suspend Work For Safety Concerns

Blockades by strikers at the RECOPE plants in La Garita (Alajuela), Barranca (Puntarenas) and Ochomogo (Cartago) are affecting the supply of gasoline in Guanacaste and the Greater Metropolitan Area of San Jose (GAM), and...

Cruiseliner with 3,500 tourists cancels stop in Puntarenas due to the strike

Celebrity Cruises announced the cancelation of the stop in Costa Rica of its Infinity liner with 3,500 passengers on board, that was due to dock in Puntarenas this morning (Monday) at 6 am. The cruise...

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As the strike enters its 8th consecutive day, on Sunday President Carlos Alvarado emphasized...

Guanacaste gas stations with little to no fuel

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Costa Rica National Strike Testing New President

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Yellow Alert Declared For Costa Rica’s International Airports

Aviación Civil (Civil Aviation) on Friday issued a 'yellow alert' at all international airports in Costa Rica, as a preventive measure, increasing the security...

What if there was a party and nobody came?

As is the tradition in Costa Rica every September 14, the Municipality of Cartago carries out a series of activities to commemorate independence. One of...

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September 15, Independence Day is a big deal in Costa Rica. So big in fact the entire month of September is dedicated to independence. During...

President Received The Torch of Independence In The Midst of Boos!

Not his best moment in his first months of governing, certainly not what he expected, President Carlos Alvarado was booed in receiving his first...

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