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Costa Rica shaken by rare and unruly unrest, labour strike

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SAN JOSE, Costa Rica - Thousands marching in the streets. Flaming barricades. Clashes between demonstrators and riot police in darkened streets. A semi-truck hollowed out by fire.
Costa Rica has been rocked this week by the kind of protests rarely seen in the country in comparison with its more tumultuous Central American neighbours. It comes during a labour strike that went into its fifth day Friday with no apparent end in sight.
Spurred by calls from public sector unions, demonstrators protested again outside the presidential residence and blockaded roads in different parts of the...
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Costa Rica shaken by rare and unruly unrest, labor strike

5 monthes ago   |   By

Costa Rica has been rocked by the kind of protests rarely seen in the country in comparison with its more tumultuous Central American neighbors
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