Honduran Businessmen Demand Investment Security

The country's businessmen have asked the Porfirio Lobo government for transparency and clear rules to guarantee investments.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

During a meeting held with the president, business representatives formed a committee, coordinated by ex president Ricardo Maduro Joest, that will present its findings in the next few weeks.

La Tribuna reports comments from various businessmen such as Jorge Bueso Arias who indicated that, "after the events of 28 July past, a class hatred has emerged in Honduras, putting investments and job creation at risk".

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The National Investment Program is supported by three branches of the Honduran state (legislative, executive, and judicial) and seeks to attract foreign investment.

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Porfirio Lobo Promotes Investment in Honduras

January 2010

Honduras' president elect promised freedom and guarantees for investors, in a social market economy.

At a meeting with Central American businessmen in Guatemala City, Lobo offered "clear and defined" rules, inviting them to invest in Honduras.

Lobo confirmed he will grant a safe-conduct for Manuel Zelaya, for him to leave for Dominican Republic.

Porfirio Lobo to Meet With C.A. Businessmen

January 2010

Honduras' president-elect, Porfirio Lobo, will meet next Friday with 30 businessmen from Central America.

The event will take place at Hotel Camino Real, in Guatemala City, and will feature the participation of companies who are members of Fecamco (Chamber of Commerce of the Central American Isthmus).

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