Thousands of taxi drivers attempted to block highways and other major routes across Costa Rica Tuesday morning to demand the government crack down on ride-hailing service Uber.
Public Security Minister Gustavo Mata reported at 9:30 a.m. that police had arrested some 78 taxi drivers and seized 20 cars. Drivers will be charged for obstructing traffic and causing disorder on public roads.
Arrests occurred mainly east of the capital, in Curridabat and San Pedro, and also near the Juan Santamaría

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