Nicaragua: More Public Investment in 2018

With the adjustment approved by the National Assembly, the lines for repairing roads, drinking water supply and medical services, among other thing, will be increased.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

From a statement issued by from the National Assembly:

Today the National Assembly approved a Law to Modify the Annual Law of the General Budget of the Republic 2017, whose adjustment increases expenditures for the fiscal year by more than 482 million cordobas.

Approval of the Law, which was voted for by 76 deputies, will allow for an increase in allocations for social spending, strengthening of public investment programs, obtaining financing resources that contribute to the sustainability of social security, among other priority needs.

Read full release (in Spanish).

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The 2018 budget that the Varela administration will submit to the Assembly includes $325 million for Metro Line 2 and $115 million for cleaning of the Bay area, among other things.

From a statement issued by the Presidency of Panama:

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In the budget approved by the Assembly $943 million has been allocated to the Administration of Justice and Public Safety and $914 million to paying off public debt.

From a statement issued by the Legislature:

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In the budget approved by Congress, $530 million has been allocated to the Ministry of Communications, Infrastructure and Housing.

From a statement issued by the Congress of Guatemala:

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23% of the approved budget for 2016 will go to the Public Investment Program, which includes infrastructure projects such as hospitals, roads and rural electrification.

The 2016 budget is 14% higher than in 2015, and of the total, 23% of resources will be focused on public investments.

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