With the intention to avoid future scandals and controversies over the president’s travels Partido Liberación Nacional (PLN) legislator, Jorge Rojas, proposes the purchase of a presidential plane and call it “Air Force Tico”.

Rojas – though we are not sure if his proposal is serious or in jest – made the comment during Thursday’s legislative session.

According to the legislator, the country needs a presidential plane because it looks really bad internationally for the president to be travelling on a commercial or borrowed plane.

Rojas assures that he will soon present a bill to enable the government to buy a presidential plane.

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