surrounding cities and villages have a population of nearly 600,000 inhabitants with a
labor force of approximately 280,000. Unemployment is estimated at around 35% for the
area. Additionally, a great number of workers travel daily to San Pedro Sula and would
prefer being employed in the Buena Vista Area.
Labor costs in ZIP BUENA VISTA are among the most
competitive in the Western Hemisphere, since foreign currency can be freely exchanged in
the local private banks and exchange houses.