Former President Laura Chinchilla explained that, while Costa Rica may be small, it has a large pool of human resources to drive its nearshore success. “Development is not about a nation’s size or wealth," she said. "Development is all about talent.”
Uber has entered nearly every major Latin American market only to be met with protest from taxi drivers. Within this heated environment, unions and regulators debate the company's future in the region.
Regulations in Latin America make compliance notoriously difficult, and recent reforms in Colombia and Mexico have failed to ease the burden. But Argentina's improving outlook represents great news and opportunity.