Guatemala Building Customs House in El Ceibo

Offers are being received for soil analysis, topography and building a perimeter wall.

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

The facility will be located in the town of the same name (El Ceibo), in La libertad, Petén, which borders with Tenosique, in Tabasco, Mexico.

Juan Francisco de León, head of the Tax Authority, "estimates the cost of the project at $5.3 million (Q44.2 million), and it could be ready 26 months after the construction of the perimeter wall is started", reports local newspaper Prensa Libre.

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New Border Post between Guatemala and Honduras

August 2016

An announcement has been made of the installation in Corinto, department of Copan, of a third post on the border between the two countries.

The current Free Movement Post in Corinto, located in Honduran territory,
will operate as an Integrated Control Post.

Traffic on Guatemala-Mexico Border Returns to Normal

July 2016

In the customs offices of Tecun Uman working hours have been extended both on the Guatemalan and Mexican side in order to allow passage of trucks which until now had been left stranded.

The Superintendent of Tax Administration is also operating an extraordinary timetable, a measure which could be extended for a few days, depending on what is decided at the end of the weekend.

Guatemala-Mexico: $250 million for Border Crossings

May 2014

An announcement has been made that an agreement will be signed between the two governments to build ten border crossings using funding from the Inter-American Development Bank.

From a press release issued by the Government of Guatemala:

250 million dollars will be invested in the installation of 10 border posts between Guatemala and Mexico.

Guatemala – Mexico Border Almost Paralyzed

May 2010

Vehicles pile up at the border control posts of Tecún Umán II, in Guatemala, and Suchiate II, in Mexico.

Raúl Díaz, head of the Guatemalan Tax Authority, known as SAT, explained that customs are operating much slower than usual due to recent changes introduced by Mexican authorities. Mexico now requires trucks to provide a new form known as FM3.

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