Abel Pacheco

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Abel Pacheco de La Espriella
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44th President of Costa Rica
In office
May 8, 2002 – May 8, 2006
Vice PresidentLineth Saborío Chaverri
Luis Fishman Zonzinski
Preceded byMiguel Ángel Rodríguez
Succeeded byÓscar Arias
Personal details
Born (1933-12-22) December 22, 1933 (age 85)
San José
Political partyPUSC
Spouse(s)Elsa María Muñoz Batha (?–?)
Leila Rodríguez Stahl (m. 1975–Present)
ProfessionPsychiatrist

Abel Pacheco de la Espriella (/əˈbɛl pəˈk/ (About this soundlisten) ə-BEL-pə-CHAY-koh; born 22 December 1933) is a Costa Rican politician and psychiatrist. He was President of Costa Rica between 2002 and 2006. He was a member of the Social Christian Unity Party (Partido Unidad Social Cristiana – PUSC).[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Pacheco assumes presidency. The Salt Lake Tribune. May 9, 2002, PageA2. [1]