“Informal” Taxi Drivers To Take To The Streets After Today

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Carlos Gonzalez, spokesperson of SEE Taxi, assures the informal taxi dtrivers will take to the streets, mot today, but starting tomorrow it is fair game

Carlos Gonzalez (centre), spokesperson of SEE Taxi, assures the informal taxi dtrivers will take to the streets, mot today, but starting tomorrow it is fair game

QCOSTARICA – It won’t be today, but starting tomorrow any day is fair game, say the “informal” taxi drivers leaving an “open door” to continue their protests.

Thus, starting as early as tomorrow (Tuesday) the members of the Cámara Costarricense de Servicio Especial Estable de Taxi (SEE Taxi) will take to the streets to demonstrated against the decision of the Public Transport Council (Consejo de Transporte Público – CTP) to renew only 1,324 of the 2,562 permits held up to last month.

“We will not go to the streets on Monday, but let me make it clear, as of Tuesday, everything possible,” said Carlos Gonzalez, spokesperson of SEE Taxi.

Gonzalez told the press that the organization and drivers are not responsible for the events that could lead to altercations and disturb the peace, blaming the government for the problem.

Taking to the streets in protest, blocking traffic, began in Costa Rica in 2000 with the first massive protest by ICE workers against the “COMBO, the privatization of the state power and telecommunications institution.

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