Tag: Nicaragua

Editor’s Corner: Starting a New Nearshore Supplier | Article

Editor’s Corner: Starting a New Nearshore Supplier | Article

In today’s economy, the majority of companies are cutting back to survive the downturn. But Alejandro Graham and Roger Pena are bucking the trend and starting a new company. Their BPO delivery center in Managua, Nicaragua, opens this month. Here is why they feel confident they will succeed.

What Do You Do with an Empty U.S. Embassy? | Article

What Do You Do with an Empty U.S. Embassy? | Article

This is the story of the second incarnation of the American Embassy in Managua, Nicaragua. The growing interest in nearshore outsourcing options, the need for secure call centers, and a visionary venture capitalist are breathing new life into the walled compound.

Nicaraguan Captives Become the Nearshore Alternative for Manufacturing, Construction | Article

Nicaraguan Captives Become the Nearshore Alternative for Manufacturing, Construction | Article

A medical manufacturing firm wasn’t getting the big orders because it couldn’t produce them at a competitive price. It decided to set up a captive. But where? It had three requirements: workers with medical manufacturing skills, a short plane ride from its Florida base, and solid infrastructure. Nicaragua fit the bill.

Nicaragua Wants to Become A Nearshore Hot Spot | Article

Nicaragua Wants to Become A Nearshore Hot Spot | Article

Many of us remember watching the Iran-Contra hearings on TV. Over 400,000 nationals fled Nicaragua during the civil war; many settled in the US. Today they have returned home with an affinity for America and good English skills. Sounds like a good base for offshoring.