Proposed Is A Merger of The Banco de Costa Rica With the Banco Nacional

Costa Rica is down to two State banks, that is if you don’t count the Banco Popular, which is, well, I don’t think anyone really knows what it is.
If a proposal put forth to merge the Banco de Costa Rica (BCR) with the Banco Nacional (BNCR), it would create a State superbank.
Now, after everything that has happened at the Bank of Costa Rica (BCR) in recent months, its link to the #Cementazo corruption scandal of high loans that it seems it will not be able to recover, Presidential Candidate for the Movimiento Libertario (ML),  Otto Guevara, has reiterated his proposal to merge the BCR with the Banco Nacional de Costa Rica (BNCR), that has so far been scandal free.
If the merger would take place, it

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