New Border Post between Guatemala and Honduras

An announcement has been made of the installation in Corinto, department of Copan, of a third post on the border between the two countries.

Monday, August 29, 2016

The current Free Movement Post in Corinto, located in Honduran territory,
will operate as an Integrated Control Post.

From an article in Diario de Centroamérica:

Within the framework of the Customs Union between Guatemala and Honduras, the government of President Juan Orlando Hernández plans to set up a border post in Corinto, department of Copan, in order to expedite and facilitate the movement of goods and people between the two countries, reported Enrique Lacs, Vice Minister of Integration and Foreign Trade.

 This border post which is scheduled to be ready in no less than two months, will be in addition to the ones in Agua Caliente and El Florido.

 Melvin Redondo, Undersecretary of Foreign Trade and Economic Integration in Honduras, said today during a meeting in which both officials took part, that the instruction was given by the president, in order to facilitate operations between the two countries. 

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