IBM Interested in Nicaragua

The Nicaraguan government has announced it is to hold a meeting with representatives of the multinational company to evaluate investment possibilities.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

The announcement was made by Vicepresident, Jaime Morales Carazo, in an interview with Canal 12: "After a long absence, IBM's interest in returning to Nicaragua seems to be back".

"The Vice president indicated that IBM has re-evaluated Nicaragua's situation and seems to have found positive reasons to resume its operations in the country," reports EFE.

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