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New IBM Delivery Center Opens in Costa Rica

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica and ARMONK, N.Y., May 10, 2012 — / PRNewswire/ — IBM (NYSE: IBM) officially opened today its new CostaRica Delivery Center, in America Free Zone, Heredia. IBM will invest US$300 million over 10 years, and intends to employ up to 1,000 people by 2014. The new center will provide high-value services for clients around… Read More


The Costa Rica Employment Market is Growing

The Costa Rica employment market is growing for several reasons. CAFA (Central America Free Trade Agreement) and instigated over $2 billion in foreign investment. Companies such as Intel, IBM, HP, Fujitsu, to name a few, have set up manufacturing and assembly plants in the Costa Rica Free Trade Zones. Further there has been large number of supporting… Read More

Walmart says new stores will lead to a strong growth platform

The retail monolith Walmart has announced 24 new store openings in Costa Rica this year. Manager of Corporate Affairs at Walmart Centroamérica says the openings will give the company a stronger platform for growth. In 2011, Walmart de Mexico and Centroamérica will invest $160.5 million in Costa Rica, a record high for the company. The investment includes the construction… Read More

Costa Rica has 2 of Top 20 Latin American Hospitals for Medical Tourism

source: americaeconomia.com Airport lounges in the United States, Canada and other countries are filling-up with a new type of traveler: the medical tourist. Increasingly more people with and without health insurance or socialized medicine are grabbing their bags and traveling to other countries for medical treatment that better fits their budgets. Many travel thousands of miles to Asia and… Read More

Quick Dental Trips to Costa Rica

It is said that if beauty is power, then a smile is its sword. If your smile has dimmed because of damaged, decaying or discolored teeth, a quick dental trip to Costa Rica could provide the solution you need. Costa Rica provides low-cost yet high value dental treatments as well as unique ecotourism experiences. Increasing dental care… Read More