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Legal Marriage by Same-sex Couples Opens a New Avenue of Possibilities

Same-sex couples can marry legally, according to newly passed legislation in the nation of Costa Rica. This development, in turn, opens new obligations and possibilities for business. The ruling came as a consequence… Read More »

Some companies who own captives are crunching the numbers on a possible sale.

Prospect of Selling Captives Comes into View for Cash-Strapped Corporations

The economic pain that the pandemic is delivering to the global economy is having all sorts of ripple effects. One of them is the sudden prospect of major corporate customers selling off captive… Read More »

costa rica covid

How Did Services Companies in Costa Rica Do It?

The norm across Latin America has been lockdowns, curfews, and mandatory quarantines to deal with the disruptions of COVID-19. Costa Rica has followed a different approach. Despite the lack of mandatory quarantines or… Read More »

Environment

Recognizing the Connection Between Intellectual Property and Green Practices

The year 2020 has been a convulsed year, to say the least. The inauguration of a new year with one of the worst fire seasons ever seen in the history of mankind, followed… Read More »

uruguay IT

Uruguay Thinks Creatively About Redistribution of IT Talent

The coronavirus pandemic has delivered a direct hit on a number of software services companies in Uruguay. Attempting to turn a negative experience into a positive outcome, leaders of the country’s IT ecosystem… Read More »

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Tec De Monterrey Dean: Reasons to Believe in the Next Generation of Nearshore Professionals

Ignacio de La Vega is optimistic about the future. As a dean and professor at Mexico’s Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey (ITESM), he believes the prestigious college has already laid the groundwork for the… Read More »

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Legal Marriage by Same-sex Couples Opens a New Avenue of Possibilities

Same-sex couples can marry legally, according to newly passed legislation in the nation of Costa Rica. This development, in turn, opens new obligations and possibilities for business. The ruling came as a consequence… Read More »

Prospect of Selling Captives Comes into View for Cash-Strapped Corporations

The economic pain that the pandemic is delivering to the global economy is having all sorts of ripple effects. One of them is the sudden prospect of major corporate customers selling off captive… Read More »

How Did Services Companies in Costa Rica Do It?

The norm across Latin America has been lockdowns, curfews, and mandatory quarantines to deal with the disruptions of COVID-19. Costa Rica has followed a different approach. Despite the lack of mandatory quarantines or… Read More »

Recognizing the Connection Between Intellectual Property and Green Practices

The year 2020 has been a convulsed year, to say the least. The inauguration of a new year with one of the worst fire seasons ever seen in the history of mankind, followed… Read More »

Uruguay Thinks Creatively About Redistribution of IT Talent

The coronavirus pandemic has delivered a direct hit on a number of software services companies in Uruguay. Attempting to turn a negative experience into a positive outcome, leaders of the country’s IT ecosystem… Read More »

Tec De Monterrey Dean: Reasons to Believe in the Next Generation of Nearshore Professionals

Ignacio de La Vega is optimistic about the future. As a dean and professor at Mexico’s Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey (ITESM), he believes the prestigious college has already laid the groundwork for the… Read More »

Country-by-Country Update: Surging Demand Puts Electrical Grids to the Test

Ernst and Young, in a recently published review of energy trends, says demand for power is outstripping supply in  Latin America and the Caribbean, and matters are likely to get worse before they… Read More »

RPA Proves that Automation has Immediate Impact for Customers

Last month, on our edition of The Exchange, focused on third-party risk management, Linda Tuck Chapman, a globally recognized expert on third-party risk management and President at Toronto-based Ontala Performance Solutions, defined Robotic… Read More »

The State of High-Speed Internet in the Caribbean: What’s The Real Story?

High-speed Internet services always have been a factor in the Nearshore services proposition. But in the last two months, the Coronavirus pandemic has dramatically re-ordered typical operational priorities. Quality broadband connections are suddenly… Read More »