Costa Rica has been one of Central America’s most prosperous and stable countries, providing many opportunities for its financial sector to flourish—despite the government’s recent liquidity crisis. BAC Credomatic Costa Rica, with its emphasis on placing the customer in the centre, has made the best use of the advantages its home country offers. Country Manager Federico Odio González gave us a run-down on BAC’s commitment to streamlining while improving its operations.
Imagine you’re one of the nearly 40 million Tanzanians who live in a rural community. It would most likely take a day of your time and a considerable portion of your earnings just to travel to the nearest brick-and-mortar financial institution.
Guatemala’s private exchange and banking sector have both groaned into 2018 with a long road ahead of them. Plagued by persistent underperformance, the country’s markets have suffered from political instability impacting its private exchanges.
The violence stemming from Honduras’ political unrest is starting to abate. Following a much-contested national election in November 2017, the country erupted into violence as looters and protestors sacked the streets of the capital, Tegucigalpa.