PHOTOS: Students, LGBT activists join public workers in May Day demonstration
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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PHOTOS: Students, LGBT activists join public workers in May Day demonstration

L. Arias - May 1, 2016

May Day in Costa Rica this year brought together protesters from public workers unions and a wide variety of other groups, including high school and public universities…

Costa Rica’s Solís: No more taxpayer-funded parties at public agencies
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Costa Rica’s Solís: No more taxpayer-funded parties at public agencies

L. Arias - November 4, 2015

Is the party over for employees at the Costa Rican Oil Refinery? President Luis Guillermo Solís on Wednesday issued an order banning all public agencies from using taxpayer funds to…

Costa Rica’s Solís denies secret agreement with unions on Monday’s strike
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Costa Rica’s Solís denies secret agreement with unions on Monday’s strike

L. Arias - October 28, 2015

Costa Rica's President Luis Guillermo Solís on Wednesday denied that he or anyone else from his administration had previously reached an agreement with public unions over a national strike held…

Underwhelming Costa Rica strike mostly affects health service access
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Underwhelming Costa Rica strike mostly affects health service access

L. Arias - October 27, 2015

UPDATE: Tues., Oct. 27, 8:45 a.m. The government and union leaders reached an agreement in the early hours of Tuesday morning, ending the strike. Among the agreements,…

Public workers tell the Costa Rican government to leave their salaries alone
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Public workers tell the Costa Rican government to leave their salaries alone

L. Arias - October 17, 2015

Hundreds of public employees from Costa Rican schools, universities and hospitals on Friday morning marched from downtown San José to Casa Presidencial, in the southeast district of Zapote, to…

Public worker unions announce strike in October, threaten media
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Newsletter
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Public worker unions announce strike in October, threaten media

L. Arias - September 10, 2015

Fabio Chaves, the leader of a coalition of seven public worker unions from the Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE), threatened reporters Tuesday to “abide by the consequences”…

Public workers threaten general strike if lawmakers approve bill reducing pay
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Public workers threaten general strike if lawmakers approve bill reducing pay

L. Arias - August 21, 2015

The public employees' march that closed off streets and snarled traffic in San José Thursday ended with a promise from union leaders to stage a nationwide strike if…

PHOTOS: Public employee unions protest in Costa Rica
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Newsletter
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PHOTOS: Public employee unions protest in Costa Rica

Alberto Font - August 21, 2015

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Public employees, porteadores to demonstrate in Costa Rica’s capital
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Newsletter
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Public employees, porteadores to demonstrate in Costa Rica’s capital

L. Arias - August 19, 2015

Public workers' unions will take to the streets of the capital’s downtown on Thursday morning to protest against proposed legislation that, they say, will affect their salaries. Unions leaders on Tuesday…