COSTA RICA NEWS – “The PAC led the people to believe that their political spending was not like the other parties, that they would save the State more than half of the debt, they kept saying that anyone who was going to be in government would be chosen for their past performance, none of which has been done,”,insists legislator and former presidential candidate, Otto Guevara.
His comments are direct and to the jugular, based on facts that have come to light in the first three months of a PAC ruling government, and the most recent the situation with presidential advisor Iván Barrantes.
Guevara, in an interview with Diario Extra, didn’t mince words: “the PAC conned the people.”
The legislator points out that the party said one thing during the political campaign and now that they are in government, are acting differently.
Another legislator, Mario Redondo of the Alianza Demócrata Cristiana party, has not kept quiet either, also coming out strong in his criticism of the PAC.
“We see mismanagement on the subject of political debt and unacceptable in their excesses, like the payment of lawyer Jorge Sibaja and the prize paid to political strategist…” said Redondo, who feels that if the PAC party wants to pay out big money, they do it from their own pockets and not that of Costa Ricans.
“It seems to me that in three months the mask of credibility has fallen off,” said the legislator.
On the issue of Barrantes, the legislator blames President Luis Guillermo Solís of inaction.
Redondo added he concerned as the ‘scandals’ will add to weaken Casa Presidencial (Government House), and loss of credibility and confidence by Costa Rica. “The PAC demonstrates that it is not consistent nor solid”, Redondo concluded his comments.
Source: Diario Extra