“Pure Protein,” Costa Rican president eats wasp during speech
President of Costa Rica Luis Guillermo Solis Rivera, experienced something few will ever in their lifetimes. The head of the Central American nation was speaking to the press during the inauguration of an asphalt plant in Zona Sur region of the country last Thursday, when midsentence, he swallowed a wasp in front of the cameras. Unable to contain himself, Rivera Solis burst into laughter as he and others tried to digest what had just happened. The video has since gone viral.