Nicaragua suspends restriction of Honduran truckers

The Government of Nicaragua suspended the measure, which prohibited the transit of Honduran transporters, after representatives from both countries met in Nicaragua.

Thursday, August 7, 2008

A commission was appointed and will meet on the 22nd of August to seek solutions to the problems.

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Regional Freight Strike

July 2013

The Central Council of Transport has announced a three-day strike in protest against El Salvador levying a tax on freight carriers of between $35 and $250.

Laprensa.com.ni reports that "the measure will affect all regional trade, because the rest of the international freight carriers from the isthmus will join the strike 'in solidarity' in order to send a message to other governments who have created new taxes on trade merchandise ... ".

Possible Freight Strike

November 2011

The enactment of the Rules for International Land Transit in Central America is being opposed by carriers because of the fines included in the regulation.

Customs authorities in El Salvador, Honduras, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Nicaragua and Panama are discussing the implementation of the regulation, which includes the application of fines to carriers.

Honduran truckers announce strike

August 2008

A strike was announced today by the cargo carriers if the conflict with the Nicaraguan truckers is not resolved.

Truckers from Nicaragua are not allowing carriers from Honduras to transport cargo coming from Nicaragua to Honduras, because according to a new law passed by the Nicaraguan Congress, only they have the authority to transport Nicaraguan merchandise to other Central American countries.

Transport strike threatened in Honduras

June 2008

With the failure of nationwide negotiations with the government transporters in Honduras have threatened to strike as early as Tuesday.

The president of the National Transport Board, Jorge López, said that officials from the Secretary of Public Works, Transportation and Housing have called his people liars and have backed away from a promise made June 12 to sign an agreement negotiated earlier.

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