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Tear gas fired at Costa Rica tax protest

By Abiodun Ogundairo
14 October 2020   |   3:51 pm
Costa Rican riot police used tear gas on Monday to disperse demonstrators who attacked and threw stones at the officers. Protesters were marching against new taxes included in a proposed agreement that the Costa Rican government intends to take to the IMF in order to shore up the country's finances.

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