Border Crossings Between El Salvador and Guatemala Remain Closed
Two border crossings located in the state of Ahuachapán in El Salvador are closed due to infrastructure damaged by excessive rainfall.
Thursday, September 30, 2010
The civil protection authority officially reported today that the border control offices of La Hachadura and Las Chinamas were closed for transit.
For the second day various borders remain closed to cargo coming into the country.
The Salvadoran Association of Industrialists regrets the effect of the problems on exports and regional trade.
The passage of freight transport is being blocked by demonstrations held by Guatemalan teachers which have forced the closure of the customs offices of Pedro de Alvarado, San Cristobal and La Ermita.
Costa Rican transporters have blocked the Paso Canoas border alleging abuses in the controls carried out by Panamanian authorities.
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