EDITORIAL – Que Vergüenza! What a shame that striking public sector workers would interfere with the tradition of carrying the Torch of Independence, an act involving up to 20,000 students, from Nicaragua border to Cartago.
This is NOT the way the Torch of Independence has made it to Cartago in the last 196 years!
This is the first year in Costa Rica’s history that the Torch could not complete its overland route called “Ruta de Independencia”, from the border post at Peñas Blancas to the ruins of Cartago, because the public sector workers and their supporters could not put aside their whatever, blocking the route in Esparza, Puntarenas.
At 10:35 am this Friday morning, a Fuerza Publica (National Police) helicopter landed in the Plaza Asis, diagonally to the