The European Union again noted its interest in an integrated Central America where there is a free flow of investments, goods and services.
The seventh round of negotiations of the Association Agreement between the European Union and Central America opened in Honduras with the explicit indication by Petros Mavromichalis, political negotiator of the EU that "regional integration remains a subject of great importance for us. We're not talking about philosophical considerations, but rather a practical analysis of the tangible effects on our agreement to the free movement of goods, services and investment in Central America and Europe; this for us is of paramount importance." This is how German Rivas explained the process in an article in Laprensagrafica.com.
The Honduran government announced that it has suspended restrictions on the importation of Nicaraguan beef.
ElHeraldo.hn publishes in its website: "The sampling of meat products with origin from Nicaragua has been suspended," starting this Tuesday, said the Secretary of Industry and Commerce of Honduras, Fredis Cerrato, to the minister of Promotion, Industry and Commerce of Nicaragua, Edging Solórzano."
The government is analyzing the maximum price of 30 products in the basic basket.
The Minister of Industry and Commerce, Fredi Cerrato, said yesterday that "The Consumer Protection Law authorizes price freezes by means of a Ministry Resolution, and that the freeze applies to the maximum price."
The government authorized a contract with Energia Eolica, a Honduran company, to provide 100 Mw of capacity.
The decree, on the basis of which the contract was approved, is based on the emergency declaration, applied to deal with a lack of generating capability, and is conditoned on the price and conditions of any sale being equal or superior to those presented in an original offer made last year.