The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Mario Gilberto Solano Quirós, better known as “Marito Mortadella” is one of the most beloved characters in the capital for his street music. He is in delicate condition at the San Juan de Dios Hospital after choking on a piece of chicken that caused cardiac arrest.

This morning the doctors passed him into ICU observation to monitor his health.

The situation with Marito has led many Costa Ricans began to send messages of support on social networks.

With the label or hashtag #FuerzaMarito, you can find multiple emotional messages to the little 58 year-old man who for years delighted people with his singing.

One comment from Yaléh Morales said: “Central Avenue without Marito Mortadella is not #FuerzaMarito Avenue.” (Crhoy)

The Costa Rica News (TCRN)

San Jose, Costa Rica