Highway Belize – Guatemala to be Completed

The Government of Belize awarded a $ 20 million contract to complete 37 km of highway connecting the south of the country with Guatemala.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

The project is being financed by the Kuwaiti Fund for Economic Development and the Development Fund of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries.

The Belizean Government said in a press release that the project will improve trade with neighbors in Central America and motivate the creation of a second border crossing with Guatemala."

The segment to be built will connect Belize with the Pan-American Highway, which goes to Panama and connects with Santa Cruz in Guatemala.



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Honduras: $ 50 Million in Infrastructure

February 2011

In a few days the construction of the highway between the cities of Colón and Olancho will begin.

The announcement was made by authorities from the Ministry of Public Works, Transportation and Housing (Soptravi).

The project is part of the agricultural corridor and is funded by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

Panama-Colon Highway Gets Funding

October 2009

The ministry of Economy and Finance was authorized to negotiate a loan for its construction.

This loan will complete the execution and construction of highway project "stretch II of the Panama-Colon highway".

The same Cabinet decree authorizes the subscription of a trust related to highway project Madden-Colón.

Guatemala expects to invest $431 million in roads

December 2008

The Ministry of Communications, Infrastructure and Housing (CIV) plans to build 200 km of new roads in 2009 and to provide maintenance for close to 10 thousand additional kilometers.

The head of the ministry, Luis Alejos, presented six big projects that would be started in 2009.

EU funds highway in Nicaragua

August 2008

The European Union funded a highway in a coffee growing region of Nicaragua with $15.6 million.

The project, which began in January 2007 and will end this year, will connect the city of Jinotega with the El Guayacán village, 170 kilometers north from Managua, in a widely used route in the coffee business.

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