Fuel, public transportation likely to see a hike in prices in coming weeks
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Fuel, public transportation likely to see a hike in prices in coming weeks

L. Arias - March 4, 2014

Two hikes in the per-liter price of fuel could hit drivers' pocketbooks this month, and taking a bus or a taxi won't help save much money, as…

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Costa Rican taxi drivers, language-school workers arrested in fake English diploma scam

L. Arias - September 23, 2013

Agents of the Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ) on Monday raided a private English-language school in the province of Alajuela accused of issuing fake diplomas to taxi drivers…

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Regulatory authority cancels concession for taxi service at the Juan Santamaria International Airport

L. Arias - July 5, 2013

The Public Services Regulatory Authority (ARESEP) ordered the elimination of a concession granted to private cab company Taxis Unidos to provide transportation from the Juan Santamaría International…

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Taxis drivers block capital roads to demand crackdown on ‘piratas’

The Tico Times - April 2, 2013

By Alberto Font and L. Arias Hundreds of taxi drivers on Tuesday flooded Second Avenue in downtown San José to demand the government enforce stricter regulations for…

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Increase in taxi fares approved

L. Arias - March 6, 2013

The Public Services Regulatory Authority (ARESEP) approved a ₡5 ($0.01) increase for the first kilometer of taxi fares and of ₡10 ($0.02) for every additional kilometer traveled.…

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Taxi fares to increase this month

L. Arias - February 13, 2013

The basic fare of taxis could go up from ₡590 ($1.18) to ₡595 ($1.19) if a proposal by the Public Services Regulatory Authority (ARESEP) is approved. The…

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Unpermited taxi drivers protest outside Casa Presidencial

L. Arias - December 10, 2012

A group of some 50 unlicensed taxi drivers since Sunday night have protested outside Casa Presidencial, in the southeastern San José district of Zapote, demanding the government…

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Taxi drivers end protests after government promises no new permits

Tico Times - June 26, 2012

Taxi drivers protesting in various parts of the country Monday reached an agreement with the government to end demonstrations that tied up traffic for hours. Taxis drivers…

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Striking taxi drivers block streets near Casa Presidencial

Tico Times - June 25, 2012

Formal taxi drivers on Monday took over streets near Casa Presidencial in the southeastern San José district of Zapote to protest the granting of permits by the…

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Taxi drivers call for strike on Tuesday

Tico Times - June 21, 2012

Costa Rican taxi drivers plan to strike Tuesday over the granting of permits by the Public Works and Transport Ministry (MOPT) to informal taxi drivers known as…