The working-class history of the Republic of Costa Rica
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- Workers Bear Brunt of Banana
- By Néfer Muñoz, IPS, 9 September
2000. Companies in Costa Rica have placed the burden of
their economic woes, triggered by low international
prices, on the shoulders of the workers. The Coordinator
of Banana Unions of Costa Rica (Cosiba) said companies
were taking advantage of the current situation, in which
the government is going easy on them, to crack down on
trade unions and silence workers' demands.