Free Trade Agreement

Honduras Signs Free Trade Agreement

After three years and seven rounds of negotiations, Mexico has signed an FTA with Honduras and four other Central American countries: Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. Most assessments of the pact say it will help to raise the economy of each nation involved in the Central America Trade Specialization Act. El Salvador’s Ministry […]

Canadian Prime Minister to Visit Honduras

On Friday, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper will be in Honduras, continuing negotiations on a free-trade agreement. The Prime Minister is likely to highlight the role that Canada has played in helping Honduras to be recognized after the political events of 2009. Canada was part of Honduras’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Prime Minister Harper will […]

EU – Central America Summit Review

The Madrid summit witnessed the official closing of trade negotiations between the EU and the Central American countries of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua and Panama. Heads of state signed off on the “trade pillar” of the association agreement today. In a joint statement, leaders said that they had achieved “an ambitious, comprehensive and […]

Manuel Zelaya Regretting Agreement

Manuel Zelaya stated today, that if Congress does not reinstate him into office next week, the Tegucigalpa/San Jose Accord “is a failure.” He then reminded MPs, judges, prosecutors and the military to not forget that they have pending trials in the International Criminal Court Zelaya made the “comments” and “reminders” in a round table where, […]

Panama – Honduras FTA

The Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Panama and Honduras took effect on Friday, which will facilitate the circulation of 80 percent of the goods between both countries, the Panamanian Ministry of Commerce and Industry (Mici) said, Xinhua reported. According to Mici, the commercial agreement will allow the free circulation of goods, intensify the services sector […]