Costa Rica

Costa Rica: Free Carlos Andrés Perez!

Carlos Andrés Perez, 27 years old, was sentenced for two years in jail without parole for joining protests against the fiscal plan in Costa Rica. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup Perez has been under arrest since September 11, 2018. Furthermore, his sentence predicts that he cannot work for any public company for ten...

Costa Rica: an Answer to Carlos Alvarado: workers will not pay to save the rich

Last night (on 9/25/18), a letter and a broadcast by President Carlos Alvarado were disseminated on national television and radio. It referred to the country in the verge of a crisis, but it did not answer the actual question: who are the true responsible? By: PT Costa Rica We would like...

International campaign in defense of Jouseth Chaves’ and Francisco Cruz’s lives, from SITRASEP, Costa Rica

Since the beginning Of 2016, Jouseth Chaves and Francisco Cruz have been at the front line of the process of organization of workers of the company Exportaciones Norteñas S.A., pineapple producer, in the border zone of Costa Rica and Nicaragua, more precisely in Santa Fe de Los Chiles, Alajuela province. By...

Workers and peasants lose a great comrade: Santiago Aguinaga, to Socialism!

He was born on July 25, 1963. He had a tough life since childhood: his father died when he was 3, so he had to work to help his family. He used to say that, when he was 9, he was already a pawn in the neighbors’ farms to...

Strike in pineapple plantation in Santa Fe ends on a triumphant note!

 Agroservicios Santa Fe and Tropical Fruits recognize SITRASEP and accept its terms.  At 4:00 am this morning, an assembly composed by workers on strike approved the agreement negotiated amongst SITRASEP (Private Sector’s Workers’ Union) and the companies Tropical Fruits Exportin and Agroservicios Santa Fe, puting an end to the strike....

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