As depressing as it may be, there is really no safe place anymore. You need to remember that when you are retiring in Ecuador. You are as safe here as you are back in your home country. If crimes can happen back home, the same can also happen in Ecuador.
This is the reason why people should start to be vigilant for their own good. Protecting yourself and your family will start from you. Although we can always rely on the local police and the authorities, the first step to achieve protection will depend on you.
This is probably what the Ministry of the Interior and National Police is thinking when they created this program. The officials of the said ministry presented a new citizen’s manual that discusses how local communities can