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Civil Unrest in Costa Rica
Public-sector union labor strikes continue in San Jose and throughout Costa in response to proposed cuts to public-sector spending and increased…

The Rise in Homicides and Drug Trafficking in Costa Rica
.Homicide rates in Costa Rica have edged up steadily over the past six years, exceeding 600 in 2017, with the potential for this trend to continue…

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Security Alert: San Jose (Costa Rica), Ongoing Public Strike and Related Protest Activity
Local and social media report that last week’s demonstrations against the host government’s fiscal plan likely will continue this week throughout…