The vast majority of nicaraguans intend to vote for the re-election of the current President, Daniel Ortega, which would ensure the continuity of the current policies used to run the country.
Confirming what has been published by other pollsters,M & R Consultoresnotes that the results of its seventh national survey put the clear favorite to win the presidential election as Daniel Ortega and his wife Rosario Murillo, who accordingtothis survey now have 66.3% of the vote. The nearest contender has only 8% of the vote, while the so-called hidden vote is 20.6%.
Tamarindo wants to eliminate from the minds of tourists, investors and locals its image of being a disorderly district. To make up for its past errors it's putting in place a plan to develop its infrastructure over the next 15 years.
Area businessmen, hotel owners, the Guanacasteca Tourism Chamber, and the company Consultores Urbanos are working out a diagnostic plan for the local infrastructure.
The Costa Rican Superintendent of Telecommunications has not yet approved the entry of any new operators.
With little time to adjust to its responsibilities, the Superintendent of Telecommunications (SUTEL) has already stumbled at the doorstep over its own obstacles, as well as some placed by the government, according to the opinion of industry experts.
The 20-floor office building, which required an investment of $45 million, will open its doors in November 2009.
The developer of the third tower of the World Trade Center, Group Agrisal, has planned to inaugurate the building in November with 100% occupancy. The spaces that have already been sold will be occupied by some 40 businesses.
The journalist Lourdes Quintanilla writes for Elsalvador.com: "AGRISAL invested $45 million in the entire tower. Five hundred direct jobs have been generated on the architectural and construction side of the project in addition to the network of subcontractors that provide services and material."
The Costa Rican Accreditation Entity has issued an updated list of clinical laboratories and official accreditation tests.
The ECA (Costa Rican Accreditation Entity) was established in 2002 under Law 8279 "National Quality System", published on May 21 in La Gaceta 96. It is a public entity with a non-state identity and is the only authoritative body competent to issue national qualifications in the areas of testing and calibrations for laboratories, clinical laboratories, inspection bodies, certification bodies and agencies validators / verifiers of greenhouse gases.
Lack of coordination among the agencies involved in the start-up of digital tv has caused its introduction to be delayed until at least July.
"The schedule was to start digital signals in January, but we could not do it because we didn't have the legal discretion of the Procuraduría, who sets out the field and defines the legal model to be used. The entity in this case, said that it will grant experimental use permits (probationary periods) to companies ," said Rowland Espinosa, Deputy Minister of Telecommunications.
Complaints have been made that the bill awarding construction of the Caribbean route to a Chinese company was approved without preliminary drawings, calculation of materials and study of costs.
Grupo Consenso believes that it is "unacceptable" that the Committee on Financial Affairs agreed to accept as reasonable the cost presented by China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC), in the amount of $465 million.
Small investors have bought $15 million in shares ranging from $1,000 to $20,000, from a trust that will finance a wind project in Uruguay. Another $62 million will be offered to institutional investors.
The offer received in the Uruguayan Securities Exchange from small investors reached $100 million, a clear sign of the high interest in the prospective investment which has a mitigated risk as it is a project by a strong state run enterprise, with a return almost assured, estimated at about 11.5% a year, in the 20 years which is the term of the share certificate.
From the business point of view, a company taking advantage of the poor ethics of public officials, is an unfair practice that must be fought.
Despite the legal prohibition of public officials receiving bribes, gifts or entertainment, some rulers insist on requesting various resources or services in such capacity from private companies, ignoring the obvious conflict of interest generated by this practice.
More and more companies are taking their first steps in this initiative, looking for it for many years has been elusive, success in the TI projects!
Enterprise Architecture has emerged as an important initiative that allows to reduce the complexity of measuring the impact of IT projects throughout the corporate world, it is worth noting the different studies show that technology projects over USD1M have a chance fail much higher than smaller projects. The bigger and strategic projects are, the greater your risk and ultimately the business value is diluted.
Grupo ICE, composed of the Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) and its subsidiaries Radiográfica Costarricense (RACSA) and Compañía Nacional de Fuerza y Luz (CNFL), joined the Chamber of Information and Communication Technologies of Costa Rica (CAMTIC) as a strategic partner since June 2009.