As Sutherland's newest location, our Barranquilla center opened in 2010. It is an ideal location for near shore solutions to serve the U.S market with the same time zone as the east coast. Barranquilla has the most understandable spoken Spanish in the whole South American Hispanic population as well as high class technology infrastructure. With the various reforms undertaken by Colombia in recent years, the country has emerged as one of the fastest growing location in the region for doing business. Barranquilla has a secure environment with one of the lowest crime and violence rates in Colombia, lower than Washington D.C or Panama. Colombia is the most “Business Friendly” country in Latin American according to the World Bank Report of 2010. It is also the first country in the region that best protects the investors.