Most of the Costa Ricans polled on the President Carlo’s Alvarado performance in his first 100 days were negative. The poll by the Centro de Investigación y Estudios Políticos (CIEP) de la Universidad de Costa Rica (UCR) – Center for Research and Political Studies of the University of Costa Rica – revealed that 47% of respondents rated Alvarado’s work as “bad” or “very bad” and 25% described it as “fair”, while 28% rated him positively.
The survey took in the response of 720 people over the age of 18, by telephone, between August 13 and 16. The survey has aa 95% confidence level and 3.7% margin of error.
In contrast, predecessor Luis Guillermo Solis, in his first 100 days in office had and approval of 40%, while 20% give him bad marks.
Asked this Thursday morning what he thought of the numbers, President Carlos said he has been busy to fulfilling his promise to the people of “work, work, work” and hasn’t had time to review it. He said he naturally would when he had a break in his work schedule.