President Luis Guillermo Solis in a message to the nation Sunday night.
President Luis Guillermo Solis in a message to the nation Sunday night.

QCOSTARICA – President Luis Guillermo Solis is the first to admit that his not satisfied with his first year of his administration, assuring on Sunday, in a national television and radio broadcast, that the second year will be better.

Solis calls for decisions to take Costa Rica towards a “prosperous future”.

“We must be more ambitious and more demanding with ourselves”, said the President. “We’ll do much better in the second year of the administration,” he promised.

Solis, in his speech lasting 4 minutes and 18 seconds, referred the fist year of his administration as “the first quarter” and that one of the major challenges facing the country is the fiscal deficit, which is still in the discussion stage and without an decisions for the necessary corrections so far.

The President’s call to “decisions” is towards the Legislative Assembly and their inability to lead with “concrete agreements”.

“We will not return to the past”, said the President, repeating the statements he made in his May 1 address to Legislators (and th country).

The President says he will be meeting today (Monday) with the heads of the different political parties represented in the Legislature.

“In invited the heads of the factions to work to create a National Pact for productive diversification, productive growth, social progress and a renewal of democracy.”