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Unions call for a large demonstration for this Wednesday

QCOSTARICA - For this 15th day of the protests across the country, the unions of the Education sector in alliance with the Movimiento Sindical Social Costarricense (Costa Rican Social Union Movement), which groups together different unions, are calling for a movement for this Wednesday,...

59 blockades this Sunday: complaints of charging tolls

QCOSTARICA - A total of 59 points throughout the country remained blocked this Sunday, according to reports from the Ministry of Public Security (MSP). In 36 of these areas, protesters prevented the passage of vehicles, meanwhile, there are another 23 points with intermittent closures, that...

Police will confiscate vehicles that obstruct the passage in blockades

QCOSTARICA - As the country wakes to day 4 of the protests being held across the country, the government of Carlos Alvarado is threatening to down plates and/or confiscate vehicles that obstruct passage in blockades. On Friday, Casa Presidencial warned protesters that police are being...

Lawyer: “Parents are responsible for what their children do in protests”

During the blockades of roads that took place this past week and with which the trade unions threaten to continue into next week, it was seen that the union leaders put children and adolescents in the frontline positions of the demonstrations. This, as well as...

Student demonstrations generate traffic problems in Puntarenas and Ruta 32

The student demonstrations announced for today, Monday, have begun to generate traffic problems in different parts of the country. In Guácimo de Limón, on the Ruta 32, a group of students keeps the passage through that sector blocked, while in El Roble de Puntarenas students...

Taxistas To Demonstrate Against Uber Today, Wednesday!

The formal (red) taxi drivers will take to the streets this Wednesday, May 8, in a new protest against the operation of Uber in Costa Rica. The movement, convened since last week, is scheduled to start at 9:00 am, concentrating on three major points: Paso...

Demonstrators Insult and Corner President Alvarado in Downtown San José

A group of protesters chased President Carlos Alvarado this morning, around 11 am, when he was leaving an urban mobility event at the National Theater in downtown San José. The president crossed the Plaza de la Cultura surrounded by bodyguards and police, while dozens of...

Demonstrators Camped Out Outside Home Of President of Legislative Assembly

The president of the Legislative Assembly, Carolina Hidalgo, was not a happy camper last night when a group of people demonstrated in front of her house in Trinidad de Alajuela. Hidalgo voiced her displesure on Twitter, saying "At this moment a group of people are...

How Latin America bucked the trend of rising inequality

Income inequality is gaining attention. The good news is that we know how to tackle it: tax global wealth, provide a universal basic income, broaden access to quality education and promote decent work. The bad news is that many governments are not interested – and neither...

Venezuelan Regime Steps up Torture against Protesters

Venezuela’s security forces beat most detainees after they are arrested, while they are being transferred to a temporary detention site. (Twitter) Venezuelan regime steps up torture: The Venezuelan security forces have increasingly detained and arrested innocent protesters in the latest wave of demonstrations against Nicolás Maduro’s...

Colombians are fed up with corruption, and everyone seems to be under investigation

Colombians marched in Bogota on April 1 against corruption, the FARC peace process and national politics in general. Fredy Builes/Reuters TODAY COLOMBIA (The Conversation) Civil unrest seems to be the order of the day – and the coming weeks – in Latin America. The sprawling...

What a Nightmare. Americans Attacked By Protestors In Liberia, Costa Rica.

QCOSTARICA - It was last week, around 4:30pm, when a protestors were still in full demonstration in the area of the Liberia airport in Guancaste. It was also at the same time that Bruce, his brother Ricky, Daniel and Lily were on their way...

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