Pediatrician Rodolfo Hernández was chosen to lead the  Partido Unidad Socialcristiana (PUSC) into the 2014 presidential elections, after defeating lawyer Rodolfo Piza Rocafort.

Hernández is the director of the Hospital Nacional de Niños (Children’s Hospital) and is a supporter of the Convergencia Calderonista (Calderón Convergence), taking more than three quarters of the votes this weekend.

According to PUSC president, Gerardo Vargas, some 145.000 people voted in the party convention.

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