A protocol signed by the Government of Honduras with the developer NKG does not include the Transparency Commission announced as part of the governance system for "private cities".
Honduras had planned to appoint five international experts, including the driving force behind the concept, economist Paul Romer, to form a transparency committee, to ensure the necessary safeguards to protect Honduras and its workforce, and to enforce good governance in the "private cities".
A new report by the initiative CoST Guatemala recommends reforms to the website Guatecompras to force all agencies to publish requirements for public procurement.
A press release from the Initiative CoST reads:
The initiative CoST Guatemala, composed of representatives from government, private sector and civil society, presented the results of their analysis of 13 projects to build public infrastructure in Guatemala. From this analysis, Guatemala CoST recommends changes to Guatecompras, implementing procedures to increase transparency in the procurement of emergency works and ensure that management works are not undertaken by nongovernmental organizations (NGOs).
Oswaldo Canales, Council coordinator, warned that the National Registry (RNP) could let the deadline come to pass in order to declare emergency and make a direct purchase for the services, situation which has happened before.
Resident agents should require their customer satisfactory evidence of identity or of that of the final beneficiary.
The National Assembly passed Bill 275 in third debate, regulating the information requested by resident agents or lawyers in order to strengthen the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing.
The proposal provides for penalties for firms and attorneys who break the rules by not having all the customer information necessary and at the request of competent authorities investigating illegal activities.
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