President aims at IMF agreement and defeating pandemic in Costa Rica

Alvarado pointed out that last December 23, Costa Rica became the seventh country in the world to have the vaccine against covid-19. Still, he regretted the slowness in the deliveries because, according to him, rich countries have monopolized 54% of the produced vaccines.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The President of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado, expressed this Tuesday in his annual report before the Congress that the main objectives for his last year of mandate are to defeat the covid-19 pandemic and the fiscal crisis, as well as to have a credit with the International Monetary Fund for US$1.75 billion.

In his penultimate speech before the deputies, the president, who will end his 4-year government on May 8, 2022, said that "our most pressing challenge is the pandemic and its impact on the economy and unemployment" and that the objective . . .

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