“I ate it…I ate the wasp…I ate it…all protein,” said President Solis as he laughs off the wasp eating incident in Perez Zeledon.

Q COSTA RICA –  President Luis Guillermo Solis Rivera ate a wasp while giving an interview on his tour of the Southern Zone, however, despite the inconvenience, the President showed his humorous side and then continued with his talk.

President Luis Guillermo Solis stopped talking, swallowed it and announced, “I ate it. I ate the wasp.”

Laughing, he said that the video should be sent to CNN

The moment was caught on camera by a journalist from PZ Actual.

After an aide offered him some water, Solis kept talking to reporters about the opening of an asphalt plant that he has just officially opened in the south of the country.