“Our respect and appreciation for seniors,” writes the Minister of Public Security, Gustavo Mata.

From Twitter

The high ranking police official in the country tells us the story of how his officers of the   (national Police) of San Ramon, , during patrol (walking the beat) came upon an elderly lady carrying several bags of groceries. “…so they accompanied her home,” said Mata, adding the hashtag, (Proud to Serve).

From Twitter

This is just one example of how the country treats its seniors, helping them in a moment of need, giving them priority at banks, government offices with a special window, free bus rides (with or without the ‘cuidadano de oro’ – gold card, seniors only need to present the driver their cedula).


Since you are here …

… we have a small favor to ask. More people are reading Q COSTA RICA more than ever but advertising revenues across all media channels are falling fast. And unlike many news organizations, we haven't and will never put up a paywall – we want to keep the Q open always. So you can see why we need to ask for your help. Updating reports on Q COSTA RICA demands a lot of time, money and hard work. But we do it because we believe our reports matter. To everyone who reads Q COSTA RICA, who likes it, help to support it by clicking our ads.

Do you part, click on an ad today.




Costa Rica's private transportation services AVANTI Costa Rica. Discreet and reliable service.

If you enjoyed this article please SHARE IT! (use share buttons).

WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS?
Post your comments below or to our official FACEBOOK page.