An arbitration has required the brokerage firm Popular Valores to pay more than $212,000 to a dissatisfied customer, due to breach of obligations regarding information and advice.
The process was handled at the Center for Conciliation and Arbitration at the Chamber of Commerce in Costa Rica. According to this tribunal, Popular Valores "breached its obligations regarding information and advice" in their relationship with the client.
Opening up markets in the Caribbean is one of the strategic initiatives to support the 6% annual growth in the manufacturing sector.
A statement from AGEXPORT reads:
Because of the economic impact that the Manufacturing Sector has on the development of Guatemala, the industry has developed a strategy with systematic actions to contribute to the realization of unique value propositions in all sub sectors which will result in competitive advantages and thereby maintain global markets. This strategy, together with the international expert in innovation, Mario Morales, aims to give Guatemalan SMEs more tools.
A guide for choosing board members for small or family businesses so as to ensure good governance.
An article by Luz Maria Salamis in Prensa.com summarizes the teachings of Julie Garland McLellan, a consulting expert, for choosing better directors and so ensure the health and progress of the company:
On December 2nd business experts and industry representatives will meet to discuss issues such as illegal fishing and the national fisheries inspection plan.
From a statement issued by the MarViva Foundation:
Costa Rica will be receiving a visit from the international expert on illegal fishing and fishery enforcement, Alejandro Covarrubias, who will provide advice to prepare the National Fish Inspection Plan, promote actions and mechanisms to combat illegal fishing and strengthen capacities to implement the Agreement on Measures of the Port State Rector in the country.
Cadexco, the Costa Rican Chamber of Exporters is organizing for October 14th, the II Business Exchange Apex 2009, focused on SMEs.
The event will be attended by national and international organizations focused on supporting Small and Medium Enterprises such as IBERPYME, SELA, the Iberoamerican General Secretary, Centromype, ICEX, Procomer, Fundes, INA, Digepyme, among others.
The visible part is the red tape and high costs of participation. The hidden part is the conflict of interest of its owner, the same commercial banks that offer loans for greater profit.
A recent Costa Rican executive decree, which declared the stock market to be of public interest, raises the need to examine why its development has stagnated, as it is vital to economic growth in terms of a source of financial resource allocation for businesses.
Guatemala, 04 March, 2010 .- intelitec, an advisory services company in network security and systems, announces the opening of operations in Guatemala as McAfee Elite Partner, strengthening its position in Central America.
Ccs-intelisys The Corporation took the decision to expand operations to meet the requirements of its customers and the regional market with its latest office, intelitec in Guatemala. Over 18 years of experience testify its ability to provide world class services to all customers of the Central American region.
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The Guatemalan Exporters Association is a private non-profit entity, established in 1982; that represents, promotes and develops non traditional exports of Guatemalan companies.
Operates in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Guatemala
Phone: (502) 2422-3400
As a Holding Company we are interested in helping other companies to succeed. We do that by investing in other companies with capital and or professional help to allow them to grow in exchange for ownership.
Operates in Panama and Panama
Phone: (507) 7202158
Generates business opportunities by linking supply and demand of goods and services between Central America and the rest of the world.
Operates in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama
Phone: (506) 225 4786
As part of the Agritrade Platform, Guatemala will participate for the 27th time in PMA Fresh Summit, the most important international trade show and convention of fruits and vegetables in the United States, which will take place at Anaheim Convention Center, California from October 17th to 19th.