Nicaragua, Costa Rica sign labor deal on coffee
Managua, Nov 6 (Prensa Latina) Nicaragua and Costa Rica signed on Friday a government deal on labor matters that guarantees the rights of over 20,000 Nicaraguan workers during the coffee harvest on Costa Rican plantations.
The Binational Agreement to Regulate the Temporary Hiring of Nicaraguan Workers in Costa Rica was initialed at the Peñas Blancas border post by Foreign Ministers Denis Moncada and Rodolfo Solano, respectively.
Delegations were made up of the ministers of Agriculture and other senior officials of the two countries, Vice President Rosario Murillo reported in her usual appearance to the Sandinista media.
The vice president detailed that over 20,000 Nicaraguan workers will be hired to participate in the neighboring country's coffee harvest, and that the deal strengthens the bonds of sisterhood between both nations and peoples.
In the midst of the current Covid-19 crisis, at the request of its private productive sector, San Jose asked Managua to hire temporary employees to work in its territory.
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