A new $10 billion government investment in Costa Rica will be used to build infrastructure – including roads, bridges, hospitals and airports – and regulations related to labor and teleworking will also be tweaked.
With education as a priority and tax incentives to entice tech-centric companies into its territory, Costa Rica is well on its way to becoming one of the technological hubs for Latin America. Craig Dempsey looks at how it got there.
Americans, Canadians, and Mexicans made up a bulk of these tourists, stated the country’s Tourism Board, adding that 959,000 people came from the United States, 149,498 from Canada and 48,770 from Mexico.
Honduras and Panama also performed commendably, although inflows dropped dramatically in Nicaragua and Costa Rica, according to data released by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean.
Genpact will open a new delivery center in Heredia, Costa Rica and a digital innovation hub focused on advanced analytics in Guadalajara, Mexico to service Walmart's Finance and Accounting operations in Latin America.