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Taxi Drivers At It Again With Blockades This Tuesday

Dozens of taxi drivers were at again this Tuesday morning, blocking passage in various areas of the greater metropolitan area of San Jose, in particular, sections of the Circunvalación, including Zapote, near Casa Presidencial. The reason? The same old story, they are not happy about the...

Trains Running, 850 Transitos To Guarantee Free Transit This Monday

Working closely together, the Ministry of Public Security (MSP), Municipal Police forces throughout the country, and the Policia de Transito (Traffic Police) took to the streets shortly after midnight in an operation to guarantee free circulation on national roads today Monday. And possibly for the...

What did the Government commit to with the taxi drivers?

The Government on Wednesday night signed an agreement with the (formal) taxis following a day of protests, roadblocks and tortuguismo. Following are the ten points -eight by the Government and two of the taxi drivers to avoid further road protests. 1. To intensify controls on transport...

Taxi Drivers Have Their Day

Taxi drivers on Wednesday took to the streets to pressure the government of Carlos Alvarado to put an end to Uber in Costa Rica.  

Is This The End For Uber in Costa Rica?

Following a day of protests in the streets, tortuguismo in many areas and five hours of 'intense' negotiations, the taxi drivers and the government came to an agreement on Wednesday. After a long day, both parties signed, on Wednesday night, an agreement to end the...

Ruta 27 Between La Sabana and Escazú Closed Due To Protests By Taxi Drivers

UPDATED 12:41PM - The Policia de Transito reports the Ruta 27 cleared, but, the cross road in Guachipelin, north and south of the 27, is completely blocked. The taxi drivers are demanding a meeting with the Aresep regulator, which has so far refused, saying it...

Taxis Apply “Tortugismo” In Protest Today

(QCOSTARICA) As promised, taxi drivers from all over the Central Valley gathered in the area of La Sabana park, to start their 8:00am protest that includes blocking important routes, in particular the Ruta 27 in the area of Guachupelin, Escazu where the offices of...


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