The answer to perhaps the most important question of all: “Are you happy?” Is a blunt “yes”, according to the latest CID-Gallup survey.
Carlos Alvarado has the worst perception among the presidents of the last 40 years
However, there is widespread concern about the performance of the public sector, at a time when thousands of public sector workers are in the midst of the longest strike in the country’s modern history.
A large majority of Costa Ricans responded negatively to the question: “When public employees are on strike, should they receive their salary for the time they do not fulfill their obligations?”. 63% said no (they should not get paid), while 31% responded in the affirmative.
Regarding the performance of the new administration, Carlos Alvarado has the worst perception