Costa Rica: Resistance From Entrepreneurs to Highway Project
Monday, February 24, 2014
Complaints have been made that the bill awarding construction of the Caribbean route to a Chinese company was approved without preliminary drawings, calculation of materials and study of costs.
Grupo Consenso believes that it is "unacceptable" that...
A Securities Law for Guatemala
Friday, February 21, 2014
A bill prepared by the Bank of Guatemala aims to stimulate the domestic market and strengthen it as a regional financial center.
The proposal is to dematerialize securities through book...
Honduras: Tourism Only From Monday to Saturday
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Tourism entrepreneurs lament the passing of the dry law prohibiting the sale of alcoholic beverages on Sundays.
Epaminondas Marinakys, head of the National Chamber of...
Costa Rica: A law Too Late
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
A year after first being proposed, and under different economic conditions, progress has been made on the adoption of the law to discourage "hot" capital.
From a press release issued by the Legislative Assembly...
Honduras: Hourly Employment Act extended for Two Years
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
The law on flexible labor passed in 2010 was valid for three years and now its extension has provoked opposition from worker unions seeking its repeal.
Representatives from several labor unions asked the...
Honduras: Monopoly of State Power Company Broken
Monday, January 20, 2014
The Empresa Nacional de Energía Eléctrica (ENEE) has been transformed into a corporation and will be parcelled off into separate companies for generation, transmission and system operation, and distribution.
The Honduran Congress recently passed the General Law on...
El Salvador: Anti-Money Laundering Law Fell Short
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
President Funes signed the Law Against Money and Asset Laundering without noticing the lack of special controls for Politically Exposed Persons.
The special controls for Politically Exposed Persons...
Honduras: Law Simplifies Creation of Companies
Monday, January 6, 2014
Companies created under this decree may have only one partner, and a minimum capital that is strictly voluntary.
The "Law for employment generation, promotion of...