QCOSTARICA – The video recorded from a helmet camera has gone viral, published on different pages of Facebook and other social media, reaching thousands of views, evidence of a serious social problem in Costa Rica.
The video captures the act of a driver through trash from their vehicle and the motorcyclist who stopped, in the middle of Avenida Segunda, to pick up it and returning to its owner.
The incident occurred Tuesday afternoon, in the area between the Melico Salzar and the National Theatre in downtown San Jose.
“Here, you dropped this,” was the comment by the unnamed motorcyclist, in throwing it back into the vehicle it came from.
Littering is common in Costa Rica.
Authorities are calling for a change, to stop littering, especially during the rainy season, trash increases the possibility of collapsing sewers, resulting in flooding.