Around 600 Uber drivers and drivers of other transport apps protested outside Casa Presidencial (Government House) on Tuesday, demanding the government for a law that regulates the ‘irregular’ transport.
Outside Casa Presidencial in Zapote
The drivers also demand the fines levied against some of them be suspended while the government of Carlos Alvarado considers the legality of the service.
Elena Chinchilla, spokeswoman for the “Comisión 14 de agosto” stressed that it is a peaceful demonstration, to call a halt to the police operations against Uber drivers.
The drivers began their protest at 8:00 am from the Zapote Fair Grounds, moving to Casa Presidencial where they remained all day.
By then of the day (5:00 pm), no one from the government – nor President Alvarado, or his Chief of Staff, Rodolfo