Local August 20, 2012 | 10:26 am

Medina most active Lat-Am president on Twitter, Latinvex

MIAMI.- Danilo Medina outperforms Latin America’s other presidents when it comes to using Twitter, according to an analysis by the weekly online publication Latinvex.

Most of his 6,107 tweets were clearly posted before he became president, but he will likely continue posting actively during his four-year mandate, giving him an edge over Latin America’s other presidents.

The second-most active tweeter is Haiti’s Michel Martelly, with 3,742 tweets.

Juan Manuel Santos is another active tweeter, posting 3,447 tweets.

Rounding out the top five tweeters are Calderon and Ecuador’s Rafael Correa, with 2,679 and 2,308 tweets, respectively.

Hugo Chavez from Venezuela, who often uses the social medium to make key announcements, "only" has 1,729 tweets.

However, Chavez is the most popular Latin American president by number of followers – three million. By comparison Medina has 75,995 followers.

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