Alvarado left the Costa Rican presidency satisfied with his duty

Speaking to the press while leaving his residence in this capital towards the headquarters of the Legislative Council, where the 2022 transfer of powers ceremony will be held in this country, Alvarado confirmed that “what corresponds to me we have taken, it gives me a lot of satisfaction.”

He pointed out that his son Gabriel is the happiest at the end of his presidential term.

On his Facebook profile, the outgoing president wrote that order, protection and working for the house is what we did, as evidenced by actions, actions and results.

He noted that in the midst of very difficult times, we have arranged public finances, built modern public works across the country, confronted the pandemic, promoted human rights, and led the fight for the environment around the world.

“We are fighting for a country that I confess I love, the country that has no army, the country that gives hope to mankind. My greatest wish: that Costa Rica continue to grow in prosperity and enjoy greater prosperity for all people.”

The First Lady, Claudia Duples, affirmed that it was a great honor to work with her husband, describing the responsibility undertaken from May 8, 2018 until today as the greatest challenge of her life.

In an electoral process in which he did not emerge as the preferred candidate, Chávez of the Social Democratic Progress Party (founded in 2018) came in second in the February 6 general elections and has the right to vote against him. National Liberation Party candidate former president Jose Maria Figueres (1995-1998).

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Despite winning the first round, but without 40 percent of the valid votes cast, Figueres was unable to win the second round, held last April 3, in which Chavez was victorious, with 52.84 percent of the valid votes cast.

The party’s candidate’s victory was marked by the punitive vote of voters against the traditional parties, which they blame for their main ills such as poverty, unemployment and a massive social divide that has exacerbated in coastal regions of the country. Below are the cities located in the greater metropolitan area.

Likewise, Chavez won on the basis of his anti-regime rhetoric and making sure that none of the national politicians responsible for the dangerous situation facing the country in his government.

For Costa Rican voters, the complaints of sexual harassment that accompanied Chávez, both in the first round and in the polls, were insignificant, and are the reason for the protest demonstration against his inauguration that will be organized today by groups of women. Organizations and political parties defending women’s rights.

Once invested, Chavez will lead Costa Rica until May 8, 2026.

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