The government of Carlos Alvarado declared a win in Monday’s national strike, not for settling or stopping the work stoppage it deems illegal, rather for minimizing the impact the labor unions had intended.
A group of employees of the Hospital Mexico obstructed the traffic on the General Cañas to join the march. Photo: Albert Marín.
The government says with the actions taken on Sunday night and its contingency plans, the Government and its institutions managed to neutralize, to a large extent, the impact of the strike.
The organizers threatened to paralyze public services. However, there was no paralysis.
Two weeks ago, the Bloque Unitario Sindical y Social Costarricense (Bussco), Patria Justa and other trade unions, announced the indefinite strike in opposition to the Plan Fiscal now before the Legislative