Forum on Maritime Security and Port Protection
Friday, November 7, 2014
From November 24th to 27th representatives from the industry in Central America and other regions will be gathering together in Panama City to discuss issues related to maritime safety and port development.
From a statement issued by the Network for Protection of...
Environmental Licenses: Bottleneck in Guatemala
Friday, October 31, 2014
The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources in Guatemala is one of the institutions that is holding up construction projects by issuing licenses up to two years late.
At the moment the process of obtaining a license takes...
Construction Fair in El Salvador
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Construexpo Fair will bring together national and international companies at the International Center for Fairs and Conventions on March 27- 30th 2014.
The Salvadoran Chamber of Construction Industry...
The Fallacy of International Indices and Rankings
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
What is Costa Rica's actual position in the world in terms of environmental quality? Is it in fifth place as established two years ago by Yale University, or 54th as it has now been assigned by the same "scholars" ?
A country can not in two years jump from 5th...
New Law on Climate Change in Guatemala
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Progress is being made on an environmental law which establishes regulations to prevent and respond to climate change threats.
The Framework Law to Regulate the Reduction of...
Costa Rica: $10.7 million for Carbon Neutral Coffee
Monday, November 18, 2013
Coffee farmers will receive funding from the NAMA Facility Fund of Anglo-German capital in order to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases and improve their competitiveness.
Nación.com reports: "With that money, the idea is to...
Investment in Environmentally Friendly Packaging
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Compañía Cervecera de Nicaragua has invested $3 million in a new technology that reduces the amount of plastic required for each bottle.
Compañía Cervecera de Nicaragua (CCN) will invest in a...
Corporate Environmental Management Unit in Guatemala
Thursday, May 9, 2013
An Environmental Business Management Unit is to be created in order to promote the environmental competitiveness of the export sector.
From a note by the Guatemalan Exporters Association...