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Luis Abinader is the richest president in Latin America

A report by the specialized magazine Bloomberg placesl President of the Dominican Republic, Luis Abinader, as the president with the highest declared wealth in Latin America with a fortune that exceeds US $ 76 million dollars.

Until 2020, when he took office, Luis Abinader had assets for the figure of US$76,156,866 (at the rate of the day), explains the portal.

Behind the Dominican president occupying the second place is the president of Ecuador, Guillermo Lassowho owns a total of assets of U$39,702,106 (until May 2021).

According to Bloomberg magazine, in third place appears the president of El Salvador, Nayib Bukelewith total assets of U$2,548,967 (until July 2019).

Mario Abdo Benítez, president of Paraguay, occupies the fourth place with total assets of US$953,973 (until 2016).

In fifth place is the president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, with total assets of US$446,152 (until August 2018), according to the specialized portal.

The President of Uruguay, Luis Lacalle Pou, ranks sixth with total assets of U$385,990 (until May 2020) y the president of Bolivia, Luis Arce, is in seventh place con a total of assets of US$358,916 (until 2019).

The other presidents appear in the following order:

8- Iván Duque, Colombia, total assets: US$358,113 (until 2020)

9- Daniel Ortega, Nicaragua, total assets: U$217,844 (until 2006)

10- Andrés López Obrador, Mexico, total assets: U$80,626 (until 2021)

11- Alberto Fernández, Argentina, total assets: U$46,190 (until September 2021)

12- Gabriel Boric, Chile, total assets: US$36,956 (until April 2022)

Bloomberg explains that the heritage registry is based on what was declared before the authorities of their respective countries by the leaders of the region.

“In some countries in the region, there are presidents who, due to internal policies of their country or their own decisions, simply do not have public information on their assets, as is the case in Panama, Venezuela, Honduras, Costa Rica and Guatemala,” details Bloomberg.

Abinader’s Fortune

In September 2020, Abinader made his affidavit of assets, as established by law, in which he reported that, together with his family, he owns assets amounting to 4 thousand 177 million with 25 thousand 211 pesos.

In housing, the president declared that he had an apartment valued at RD$35.4 million; a house for US$1,339,410.00 and another apartment for RD$600,000.00.

The sum of RD$12 million 692 thousand 647 is what it has in vehicles detailed as follows: a Chevrolet van for RD$1 million 167 thousand 224; a Chevrolet Tahoe SUV for RD$1,589,638 million; two Ford Escape, whose amount is RD$1 million 618 thousand each and the Tesla car for US$117,128.32.

In household effects, the Abinader Arbaje family declared that they have RD$40,950,000. In household appliances there is RD$14 million 625 thousand; RD$2,925,000 in audiovisual equipment and devices and RD$23,400,000 in home furniture.

Meanwhile, in watches and jewelry it has, according to the document, RD$31 million 5 thousand and in works of art, such as sculptures and paintings, the amount is RD$15 million 210 thousand.

In inheritance assets and donations, the Dominican head of government said he had RD$396 million 352 thousand 531 from his father José Rafael Abinader Wasaf (already deceased).

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