Schencker from Germany, Blue Logistic from Colombia and the Panamanian companies J Cain & Co. and Colon Import, and two groups who preferred to remain anonymous, have expressed interest in participating in the project.
Joseph Fidanque III, manager of Tocumen S.A., said that when they have the plans for the free zone, which it is estimated will be in about four months, they will call a tender for the construction of the work, which is part of a cargo logistics plan, and includes an investment in the long-term of $70 million.For the first phase they have already approved $15 million, part of which will be used for soil conditioning and roadworks.
A bill approved in its first debate aims to create a Special Free Trade Area within the perimeter of Puerto Armuelles and Paso Canoa, to facilitate the sale of tax free goods to tourists.
From a statement issued by from the National Assembly:
A bill has been approved in a first debate, which seeks to create a Special Free Trade Area within the perimeter of Puerto Armuelles and Paso Canoa, whose sole purpose is to promote the sale of tax free goods to tourists.
JetBlue Airways today announces plans to broaden its Latin American presence with new daily nonstop service to San Jose, Costa Rica, begining March 26, 2009.
JetBlue Airways Corporation, New York's hometown value airline, today announces plans to broaden its Latin American presence with new daily nonstop service to its 53rd Blue City: San Jose, Costa Rica. Service between Orlando International Airport (MCO) and Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) will begin March 26, 2009, subject to receipt of Costa Rican government operating authority. San Jose is the airline's first destination in Central America, making Costa Rica the ninth country in the airline's route network.
Blue Panorama, which flew every Wednesday from Fiumicino to Managua, with a stopover in Havana, and a return direct flight will cancel the service from November.
Elnuevodiario.com.ni reports that Mario Salinas, president of the Nicaraguan Institute of Tourism (INTUR) said "I don’t have a lot of information, but I understand that they are going to suspend the flights, but that is a normal occurrence. The airlines always do that, in low season they suspend their flights and then resume them in high season. "
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