Central American Parliament could promote laws that are valid regionally
Parlacen will have new powers to push through the process of economic integration on the isthmus.
Friday, August 29, 2008
According to Julio Gonzalez, president of forum, Parlacen could promote laws that are valid regionally while previously it was limited to recommending changes in the laws of member countries.
Seasoned in negotiations with Europe, Central American employers are demanding to political sectors to accelerate the process for the economic integration of the isthmus.
In spite of globalization driving various forms of private economic integration, there still remain custom and tariff barriers.
Transporting a truckload from Guatemala to Costa Rica takes four days, when the journey could be completed in 30 hours.
With 39 votes in favor, the Assembly repealed international regulations related to the Central American Parliament (Parlacen).
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