Monday 2 August 2021

Unions Say General Strike Making an Impact As National Strike Heads Into Day 3

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Costa Rica’s labor unions said its second day of the national strike is having an effect against a proposed Plan Fiscal (Tax Reform).

Downtown San Jose’s Avenida 2 on Tuesday before the early afternoon downpour. Photo by Rico

On Tuesday, the head of the ANEP, one of the largest public sector unions, Albino Vargas said they were satisfied with the results so far.

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Heading into its third consecutive day of the strike, “the regionalized national strike has served its purpose on this second day,” said Vargas.

These past two days have served as preparation and warm up for big march planned for Wednesday in downtown San Jose, according to the union leader.

The “indefinite” national strike led by public sector workers began on Monday, as protesters across the country demonstrated their rejection of the tax reform package currently being discussed in the Legislative Assembly and deemed of major importance that it be passed by the government of Carlos Alvarado.

On Tuesday, the manifestations continued and included several blockades and closed the night with the burning of a tractor trailer in Limon.

The strike has affected health services and schools, primarily in the greater metropolitan area (GAM) of San Jose.

“We believe that the tax combo fosters inequality and the concentration of wealth,” Vargas said, adding that he thinks that it does not deter tax evasion, while it does tax employees to settle a public deficit that the people did not generate.

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