The former president of the Republic and president of the People’s Force Party, Leonel Fernandezpublished a message of solidarity on his Twitter account for the news of Danilo Medina, also a former president, who suffers from prostate cancer.
“I allow myself to express sincere wishes for a speedy and satisfactory recovery to the former President of the Republic, Mr. Danilo Medina, given the health condition that afflicts him,” said Fernández.
Several figures from Dominican politics reacted with embarrassment after learning that the former president of the Republic and president of the Dominican Liberation Party (PLD), Danilo Medina, suffers from prostate cancer.
PLD presidential candidate Abel Martinezdescribed Medina as “a formidable warrior”, and sent a message of support and solidarity for both him and his family.
«I know and believe in his spiritual strength. His life trajectory and willpower. He is a formidable warrior who will succeed under the infinite grace of God, with the support and prayers of those who appreciate him. Faith and strength: that now is that there is life ahead!»Martinez wrote on his Twitter account.
The president of the Association of Dominican Teachers (ADP), Eduardo Hidalgo, said: “We know that you are a great warrior, you will come out of this test well and that you will fully recover your health. Go ahead, mate Danilo. God and science and his full decision will do the work ».
Meanwhile, Roberto Salcedo, former mayor of the National District, wrote: “Upon learning of the information provided by President Danilo Medina, I join in permanent prayer for his health. I value and appreciate your friendship of so many years, and the moments lived in the heat of our party activities. God with you.”
But in addition, messages of support for Medina were joined by other personalities, such as Andrés Vander Horst, general manager of Fiduciaria Banreservas. «@DaniloMedina , his prompt and full recovery from his current situation that afflicts him and his family. Regardless of political differences, Health is a right that we must all advocate. I pray for your health,” he said.