Carrion announces layoffs in Honduras

Vicente Carrion, president for Central America, announced that some 500 employees will be laid off in Honduras.

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

The La Tribuna reports "In the exclusive interview with the LA TRIBUNA, Carrion said that his company cannot come up with the salary for the 4000 employees it has at the national level."

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The chain, which closed one of its branches in a major shopping center, has announced investments of $4 million and the opening of three stores.

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El Salvador Lost 5.000 Jobs in 4 Months

July 2010

Despite a mild recovery in some sectors, the economy has shredded 5.000 jobs in the first four months of the year.

Carlos Acevedo, president of the Central Bank of El Salvador (BCR), noted that the figure is an improvement when compared to the same period of 2009, when the economy lost 40,000 jobs.

Guatemala: Economic Recovery Uncertain

July 2010

The latest business survey carried out by Asies reveals that expectations of a recovery in the second half of 2010 have been postponed to 2011.

In the previous survey from the Association for Investigation and Social Studies (ASIES) the perception was that the Guatemalan economy would recover in the last six months of this year.

Salvadoran Tourism Lost 1.300 Jobs

August 2009

Most of the jobs lost have been in the transport, restaurant and hospitality sector.

Stats from the Salvadoran Social Insurance Institute show that 42.444 people worked in the tourism sector in 2008. This number stands now at 41.064 workers, a 3.3% drop.

"Jobs in the food and beverage sector have adjusted to reality, as restaurants have now less customers", said Pedro Dalmau, president of the Restaurants Association of El Salvador, when interviewed by newspaper La Prensa Gráfica.

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