Friday 17 September 2021

Guevara’s 4th Presidential Attempt To Be Announced Today

Paying the bills


Today’s Vehicle Restriction September 17: Plates ending in “9 & 0” CANNOT circulate

QCOSTARICA - For today, Friday, September 17, vehicles with...

Italy to bring in vaccine passes for entire workforce

ROME — Italy is to require the country's entire...

Number of minors victims of the pandemic in Costa Rica reaches 19

QCOSTARICA - A baby of one month and 20...

CCSS activates ‘vacunatón’ against covid-19

QCOSTARICA - Starting this Friday, and for 10 days,...

MOPT eliminates driver re-education for points accumulated in license for violating vehicle restriction

QCOSTARICA - Drivers who were sanctioned for violating the...

Costa Rica celebrated its 200th!

QCOSTARICA  - The 200 years of the Independence of...
Paying the bills


The proverb ‘If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, try again’ popularized by Thomas H. Palmer could not be more accurate when describing the tenacity of the founder of the Partido Movimiento Libertario (ML) – Libertarian Movement – Otto Guevara.

Otto_Guevara-Movimiento_Libertario-anuncio-candidatura-contienda_electoral_ELFIMA20130522_0011_1Guevara, has on three occasions made a bid for the presidential chair. And in all three occasions lost. But that doesn’t mean he is giving up, no sir, it appears he will be in for a fourth run.

Guevara is the only aspiring candidate for the ML presidential candidate nomination for the 2014 elections. The party is holding its convention today and is expected to officially name Guevara their man.

- Advertisement -

However, Guevara is playing down the role. In an interview with El Financiero last week, he said that the probability of he will be running in 2014 is at 60%. Since, no one has come forth to enter the nomination race.

In the 2010 election, the Guevara and the ML campaigned for change. For 2014 it appears the party will again be calling on Costa Ricans for a change in leadership, to drop their support for the Liberacion Nacional (PLN), as the country is in urgent need of change.

Without a question the PLN has been politically a powerhouse. In the years past the PLN alternated the country’s presidency with the PUSC party, which was decimated in 2006. If the PLN wins the 2014 it will be three consecutive leaderships.

And that seems to be the basis for Guevara’s call for change.

Guevara, as a pre candidate, points out the current situation with respect to unemployment, the cost of living and the lack of basis services.

One of the major issues that could be faced by all presidential candidates is the San José – San Ramón road reconstruction.

- Advertisement -

Guevara is maintaining the line that the road should be built nationally and take advantage of the proposal by the state insurer, the Instituto Nacional de Seguros (INS) to finance the work.

- Advertisement -
Paying the bills
"Rico" is the crazy mind behind the Q media websites, a series of online magazines where everything is Q! In these times of new normal, stay at home. Stay safe. Stay healthy.

Related Articles

[BLOG] Costa Rican Electric Company – General Maintenance Procedures

During my fifteen plus years of living in Costa Rica, I...

Heliport, Money and Weapons in Costa Rica

Following reports by residents of Las Asturias de Pococí about flyovers...

Subscribe to our stories

To be updated with all the latest news, offers and special announcements.

Log In

Forgot password?

Forgot password?

Enter your account data and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Your password reset link appears to be invalid or expired.

Log in

Privacy Policy

Add to Collection

No Collections

Here you'll find all collections you've created before.