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Are credit cards widely accepted and safe to use locally? Are ATMs common and do you recommend using them? Are they safe to use?

No, cash economy for most part. Don't use an ATM, unless at the nicest/most secure bank and still then, go to the teller, not the ATM. - Sep 3, 2017
There are some ATMs at banks and a few restaurants but they release such small denominations of US$ it's hardly worth all the fees. The society itself is cash based. - Sep 9, 2014
This is a cash economy. - Jun 19, 2014
AVOID AT ALL TIMES. - Aug 12, 2013
Credit cards are not accepted here. It is a cash-only system. There are some ATMs, but not sure how safe they are to use. - Sep 16, 2010