Honduran and Salvadoran Business Leaders Meet

The Salvadorian National Association of Private Companies received its Honduran counterpart, Cohep, to analyze the commercial situation.

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

The Honduran Private Business Council (Cohep, acronym in Spanish) will provide a presentation about the situation that Honduras is going through and the impact it is having on the business sector with losses in the millions.

Elsalvador.com informs: “Furthermore, they asked the United Nations Organization (UNO) and the Organization of American States (OAS) to send envoys to observe the impact caused by the international sanctions that are affecting 70% of the population.”

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