The II International Encounter of Economists from Latin America and the Caribbean will be held in the Panamanian capital from October 15-17 and is being organized by the National College of Economists.
President of the College, Raul Moreira, said in a statement to Efe that the objective of the event will be to update Panamanian economist about important aspects that are occurring in the region with regards to economics.
A proposal has been made for the region to standardize the criteria for patenting so that it has the same validity and is treated in the same way in each of the Central American countries.
Meeting in Panama, patent experts and government representatives reviewed the Manual for Processing Patent Applications, with the aim of unifying the various laws on registrations in order to facilitate the work of companies that have to deal with different rules, times and procedures to register their patents in countries in Central America.
The government has launched an aggressive plan to promote investments in two areas of most interest to tourism: the former U.S. base in Sherman, in the Caribbean, and Amador, on the banks of the Canal on the Pacific side.
Authorities in Panama have set in motion an ambitious plan to attract investment in two areas of most interest to tourism: the old Sherman U.S. military base in the Caribbean and in Amador on the Pacific, in the capital. They also announced that tenders will soon be released.
Businessmen demands are a law that includes a scientific technical analysis, reorders fishing areas and controls fishing activities.
This is what the Costa Rican Chamber of Tuna Industry is asking for. According to an article in Nacion.com, the bill "should consider reviewing and updating the license fees charged to different sectors, so that these resources strengthen the institutions responsible for safeguarding the marine wealth and stop relying so much on Costa Rican state resources. "
The country will improve its tourism offerings in San Juan del Sur and Granada with the IDB loan.
The loan will finance the recovery and improvement of tourism resources in both areas, and will provide training and technical assistance to micro, small and medium enterprises to increase the quality of tourism services. It will support measures to build capacity in planning and management of the Nicaraguan Tourism Institute (INTUR), the leading travel agency in the country.
From September 2nd to 4th melon and watermelon exporters from Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean will be gathering together in Panama City to discuss issues related to marketing strategies and trade agreements.
From a statement issued by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of Panama:
The new version of Biofuels Sustainability Scorecard, enables to anticipate the social and environmental impact of biofuel projects.
Update incorporates feedback from five regional consultations and addresses concerns regarding food security, indigenous peoples and biodiversity preservation.
The Inter-American Development Bank has released a new version of its Biofuels Sustainability Scorecard, which will enable users to better anticipate the impacts of potential biofuel projects on sensitive issues such as indigenous rights, carbon emissions from land use change, and food security.
Caribbean Central American Action announces that a session on the shifting dynamics between Cuba, the US and the broader region will take place at its Annual Miami Conference.
Washington, DC - Caribbean Central American Action (CCAA) announced today that a special panel on Cuba, which will examine the shifting dynamics between Cuba and the U.S. and the broad regional economic implications related to this movement, will take place during the 33rd Annual Miami Conference on the Caribbean and Central America. The Conference will take place from November 30 to December 2, 2009, at the InterContinental Hotel in Miami, FL.
Key representative/s from the Guatemalan Exporters’ Association last 13-15 October attended the 8th TPO Network World Conference to exchange ideas and best practice around stimulating export-led economic growth and meeting the urgent challenges in the sector.
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