Costa Rica Caribbean ports of Moín and Alemán, in the province of Limón, continued to be paralyzed since Tuesday by a strike protesting government attempts to grant an exclusive concession, to Dutch Transnational APM Terminals for loading and unloading at a new pier.
In the early hours of this morning (Thursday) police were called [...]
APM Terminals has called on the Costa Rican government to sign a contract that allows the Dutch company to build a new container port in Moín, web site Nacion.com reported.
Under the privatization agreement the government still has until Aug. 26 to sign the final concession, the story reported.
Deputy Wálter Céspedes accused the companyof [...]
Costa Rican port workers in Moín and Limón have announced they will go on strike in the coming days to protest against the privatization of dock operations, website Nacion.com reported.
“They want to rent equipment for Moín while operating on the terminal of APM Terminals, and then they will take the equipment and leave the [...]
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In May 1010, as part of an ongoing campaign to destroy the dockworkers union, Costa Rican police broke into the SINTRAJAP dockworkers union office.
[ENGLISH TRANSLATION: Costa Rica's most [...]
[ENGLISH TRANSLATION: This news release from Costa Rica's dockworkers union says that national president Laura Chinchilla's administration and the JAPDEVA port administrators continue to impose privatization of the docks without consulting with union leaders. The dockworkers recently reelected the Ronaldo Blear union administration in a landslide election that was widely regarded as a rejection of [...]