Carlos Alvarado Quesada

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Carlos Alvarado Quesada
48th President of Costa Rica
In office
May 8, 2018 – May 8, 2022
Vice PresidentEpsy Campbell Barr
Marvin Rodríguez Cordero
Preceded byLuis Guillermo Solís
Succeeded byRodrigo Chaves Robles
Minister of Labor and Social Security
In office
March 29, 2016 – January 19, 2017
PresidentLuis Guillermo Solís
Preceded byVíctor Morales Mora
Succeeded byAlfredo Hasbum Camacho
Personal details
Born (1980-01-14) 14 January 1980 (age 44)
San José, Costa Rica
Political partyCitizens' Action Party
Alma materUniversity of Costa Rica
University of Sussex

Carlos Andrés Alvarado Quesada (San José, January 14, 1980) is a Costa Rican writer, journalist, political scientist and politician. He was the President of Costa Rica from 2018 to 2022. He served as Minister of Labor and Social Security.[1]

On April 1, 2018 Alvarado won the presidential election by 61% after promising to support gay marriage.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Carlos Alvarado Quesada" (PDF). Retrieved 28 March 2017.
  2. David Alire Garcia, Enrique Andres Pretel (April 1, 2018). "Costa Rica center-left easily wins presidency in vote fought on gay rights". Reuters.