Ex-Minister of Justice Launches New Party

June 4, 2004

FORMER Justice Minister JoséMiguel Villalobos on Saturday named hisnew political party the DemocraticNational Alliance (ADN).The party plans to provide disenfranchisedvoters with an alternative duringthe 2006 presidential and legislative elections(TT, May 7).On Tuesday, Villalobos told The TicoTimes he would “indeed” run for bothPresident and legislative deputy for theprovince of San José in 2006.“We have a message of optimism;Costa Rica is worth it. Costa Rica can dareto define its own development model,” hesaid.

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