Costa Rica strikes, marches against tax plan, testing new president

University students shout slogan during a march against a tax reform proposed by the government in San Jose, Costa Rica September 13,2018. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

SAN JOSE (Reuters) – Thousands of Costa Ricans kept up a fourth day of marches and a wide public workers strike on Thursday to protest a proposed fiscal reform, dealing their center-left president his first major test since taking office in May. President Carlos Alvarado, 38, won a run-off election against a conservative rival in […]

Continue reading this article with a Fiji Times online membership.

More Stories