Honduras: Panamanians and Salvadorans Maintain Investment

A delegation of businessmen confirmed the new government their desire of continue investing in Honduras.

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Jorge Zablah Touché is a Salvadoran and president of the Latin American Business Council (CEAL). He stated his country will go on with investment plans and that they will present their arguments to president Mauricio Funes.

Zablah added, as published in Latribuna.hn "they explained their Latin American colleagues that what happened in Honduras on June 28th was a legal process".

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