The businessman was attacked by motorists while he was in a vehicle with his daughter, who also died in the incident.
Musa integrated the board of directors of the Chamber of Industry between 1991 and 1995 and he also formed part of the board of directors of the National Coffee Association and the Association of Exporters of Guatemala.
According to a report in elperiodico.com.gt, “representatives of business organizations expressed their dismay and condemned the actions. Former Interior Minister and entrepreneur, Carlos Vielman, lamented the loss and stated that he had known Musa for 20 years as an active member of the Guatemalan Chamber of Industry.
President Mauricio Funes is analyzing the possibility of hiring international advisors to fight crime.
The official indicated he will continue working with his Security Cabinet, handling different proposals and ideas.
“During the X National Encounter of the Private Enterprise (ENADE), Funes invited businesses to coordinate efforts with the government to fight organized crime, insecurity and violence, as they hamper productivity”, reported Laprensagrafica.com.
Added to the factors already deteriorating competitiveness in the export sector are increased thefts of merchandise on the country's roads and infiltration of drug trafficking in exports.
The National Chamber of Cargo Carriers (Canatrac) reports that attacks on trucks on roads in the country have increased since 2012.They state "... on average 12 assaults used to be committed per year, however the figure has risen to 20 in recent years'."
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